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RULE 20-108. DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY TO FILE

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West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Maryland Rules
Title 20. Electronic Filing and Case Management
Chapter 100. General Provisions
MD Rules, Rule 20-108
RULE 20-108. DELEGATION OF AUTHORITY TO FILE
(a) Attorneys. After a submission has been signed in accordance with Rule 20-107, an attorney may authorize a paralegal, assistant, or other staff member in the attorney's office to file the signed submission electronically on behalf of the attorney. A submission filed pursuant to this delegation constitutes a filing by the attorney and the attorney's assurance that the attorney has complied with the requirements of Rule 1-311 (b) and has authorized the paralegal, assistant, or staff member to file the submission. The attorney is responsible for assuring that there is no unauthorized use of the attorney's username or password.
Cross reference: See Rule 1-311 (b) for the effect of signing pleadings and other papers.
(b) Judges and Judicial Appointees. After a submission has been signed in accordance with Rule 20-107, a judge or judicial appointee may authorize a secretary, administrative assistant, or law clerk to file the signed submission electronically on behalf of the judge or judicial appointee. The judge or judicial appointee who signs the submission is responsible for assuring that there is no unauthorized use of the signer's username and password.
Source: This Rule is new.

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[Adopted May 1, 2013, eff. July 1, 2013. Amended Oct. 10, 2018, eff. Jan. 1, 2019.]
MD Rules, Rule 20-108, MD R EFILING Rule 20-108
Current with amendments received through August 1, 2020.
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