RAP 9.7: PREPARING CLERK'S PAPERS AND EXHIBITS FOR APPELLATE COURT

(a) Clerk's Papers. The clerk of the trial court shall make copies at cost, not to exceed 50 cents a page, of those portions of the clerk's papers designated by the parties and prepare them for transmission to the appellate court. The clerk shall assemble the copies and number each page of the clerk's papers in chronological order of filing, and bind in volumes of no more than 200 pages, or, as authorized by the appellate court, assemble and transmit the numbered clerk's papers to the appellate court in electronic format. The clerk shall prepare a cover sheet for the papers with the title "Clerk's Papers" and prepare an alphabetical index to the papers. The clerk shall promptly send a copy of the index to each party. The reproduction costs must be paid to the trial court clerk within 14 days of receipt of the index. Failure to do so may result in sanctions under rule 18.9. Within 14 days of receiving payment, the clerk shall forward the clerk's papers to the appellate court.

(b) Exhibits. The clerk of the trial court shall assemble those exhibits designated by the parties and prepare them for transmission to the appellate court. Exhibits that are papers should be assembled in the order the exhibits are numbered with a cover sheet that lists only the exhibits being transmitted and is titled "Exhibits."

(c) Certified Record of Administrative Adjudicative Orders. When an administrative agency has certified the record of an administrative order for review by the superior court, the clerk of the superior court shall transmit to the appellate court the original record certified by the administrative agency.

[Originally effective July 1, 1976; amended effective May 15, 1978; September 1, 1994; September 1, 1998; September 1, 2010; September 1, 2014.]

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