Improper complaint media

December 21, 2012

  • 170A Federal Civil Procedure
  • 170AVII Pleadings and Motions
  • 170AVII(A) Pleadings in General
  • 170Ak625 Form
  • 170Ak625.1 k. In general.

170A Federal Civil ProcedurePrisoner as pro se litigant must abide by local rules governing proper form of pleadings; thus, complaints scrawled on toilet paper or written on both sides of paper need not be filed, nor must exhibits be accepted prematurely.
Procup v. Strickland, 760 F.2d 1107 (1985)
Suggested by Corey Greuel, Thomson Reuters Reference Attorney