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  Is it bound? (ACCO Fastners) Internal Rule 26
Uniform Rule 4-5
  ARE PAGES NUMBERED CONSECUTIVE FROM BEGINNING THROUGH END (EXHIBITS INCLUDED) Uniform Rule 4-5
  INDEX COMPLETE THROUGH EXHIBITS WITH PAGE #S Uniform Rule 4-5
  STATUS OF THE CASE
(Any pending motion dates and/or trial date)
Internal Rule 14
Uniform Rule 4-5
  CORRECT FONT AND DOUBLE SPACED Internal Rule 18
Uniform Rule 4-8
Uniform Rule 2-12.2
  CORRECT PAGE LIMITATION Uniform Rule 4-8
Uniform Rule 2-12-2
  ARE EXHIBITS PROPER SIZE - ORIGINAL FONT
(No shrunk exhibits)
  NOTICE OF INTENT/ORDER
(written or in a transcript or minute entry)
Uniform Rule 4-5
  JUDGEMENT OR RULING COMPLAINED OF
(this can be by transcript or a formal judgement)
Uniform Rule 4-5
  PERTINENT COURT MINUTES OR TRANSCRIPT Uniform Rule 4-5
  PLEADINGS ON WHICH THE JUDGEMENT WAS FOUNDED, INCLUDING OPPOSITIONS Uniform Rule 4-5
  PETITION, SUPPLEMENTAL AND AMENDING PETITIONS, ETC.
Must have this whether it is relevant to issues of writ or not.
Uniform Rule 4-5
  CERTIFICATE ___ Judge ___Councel ___ Address ___ Phone Numbers ___ Who they represent by Full Name Uniform Rule 4-5
  AFFIDAVIT OF CORRECTNESS
(Verifing that all allegations are true and correct)
Uniform Rule 4-5
  IF IT IS HAND DELIVERED AND EXPEDITED CONSIDERATION REQUESTED,
certificate must say it has been delivered in the same manner, at the same time, to opposing counsel and judge.
Uniform Rule 4-4
  DOES IT HAVE MONEY -
If not, must have pauper order or be exempt

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