5.6 Pleadings and other papers in particular cases
- Actions by prisoners - Habeas corpus petitions or complaints brought under the Civil Rights Acts by prisoners proceeding pro se shall be in the form specified by the court. The clerk shall make such forms available to prisoners desiring to file such actions.
- In pro per petitions - Absent good cause, in all proceedings brought in propria persona or in forma pauperis, the petition or complaint shall not be accepted for filing unless it is accompanied by a copy or copies in number sufficient for service on the respondent(s) or the defendant(s).
Date Last Modified:
January 1, 2019