RULE 8-205. INFORMATION REPORTS
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MD Rules, Rule 8-205
RULE 8-205. INFORMATION REPORTS
(a) Applicability. This Rule applies to appeals in all civil actions in the Court of Special Appeals except juvenile causes, appeals from guardianships terminating parental rights, appeals from actions for a writ of error coram nobis, and applications and appeals by prisoners seeking relief relating to confinement or conditions of confinement.
(b) Report by Appellant Required. Upon the filing of a notice of appeal, the clerk of the lower court shall provide to the appellant an information report form prescribed by the Court of Special Appeals. Unless an expedited appeal is elected pursuant to Rule 8-207, the appellant shall file with the Clerk of the Court of Special Appeals a copy of the notice of appeal and a complete and accurate information report.
(c) Time for Filing. When a notice of appeal is filed more than ten days after the entry of judgment, the information report shall be filed within ten days after the filing of the notice. When the notice of appeal is filed within ten days after the entry of judgment, the information report shall be filed within ten days after the expiration of that ten-day period, if no post-judgment motion pursuant to Rule 2-532, 2-533, or 2-534 or a notice for in banc review pursuant to Rule 2-551 has been timely filed.
Cross reference: Rule 8-202(c).
(d) Report by Appellee. Within seven days after service of appellant's information report, each appellee may file with the Clerk of the Court of Special Appeals a supplemental report containing any other information needed to clarify the issues on appeal or otherwise assist in the implementation of Rule 8-206.
(e) Disclosure of Post-Judgment Motions. If the filing, withdrawal, or disposition of a motion pursuant to Rule 2-532, 2-533, or 2-534 has not been disclosed in an information report or supplemental report, the party filing the motion shall notify the Clerk of the Court of Special Appeals of the filing and of the withdrawal or disposition.
(f) Confidentiality. Information contained in an information report or a supplemental report shall not (1) be treated as admissions, (2) limit the disclosing party in presenting or arguing that party's case, or (3) be referred to except at a scheduling conference under Rule 8-206 or during ADR under Title 17, Chapter 400 of these Rules.
Cross reference: See Rule 17-102(a) for the definition of ADR and Rule 17-402 concerning the use of information reports by the CSA ADR division.
Source: This Rule is derived from former Rule 1023 with the exception of section (a) which is derived from former Rule 1022 and section (f), the substance of which was transferred from Rule 8-206.
[Adopted Nov. 19, 1987, eff. July 1, 1988. Amended Dec. 10, 1996, eff. July 1, 1997; Oct. 31, 2002, eff. Jan. 1, 2003; Nov. 8, 2005, eff. Jan. 1, 2006; Sept. 10, 2009, eff. Oct. 1, 2009; Oct. 17, 2013, eff. Jan. 1, 2014; Dec. 7, 2015, eff. Jan. 1, 2016.]
MD Rules, Rule 8-205, MD R A CT AND SPEC A Rule 8-205
Current with amendments received through February 1, 2023. Some sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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