Articles V and VI

Article V: Attorneys and Counselors at Law

Rule 5.1: Fees in minors and disabled persons cases

 

Article VI: Criminal Practice and Procedure

Rule 6.1: Restrictions on filing papers in criminal cases
a. Discovery
b. Evidence Dispositions
c. Materials Previously Filed

 


 

Article V: Attorneys and Counselors Law

 

Rule 5.1: Fees in minors and disabled persons cases

Prior to approval of attorney’s fees in a case based upon personal injuries to a minor or a disabled person, the Court shall require the submission of a sworn petition setting forth:

  1. the terms of employment;
  2. the services rendered;
  3. the customary and usual charges for such services; and
  4. any special circumstances which might bear on the question of fees.

 


 

Article VI: Criminal Practice and Procedure

 

Rule 6.1: Restrictions on filing papers in criminal cases

  1. Discovery. Disclosures made pursuant to Supreme Court Rules 412 and 413, and Sections 114-9 and 114-10 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, shall not be filed with the clerk of the court except with prior leave of court for good cause shown. Counsel shall file a certificate of compliance with discovery orders.
  2. Evidence Depositions. Depositions filed in accordance with Supreme Court Rule 414(d) (incorporating Rule 207) shall remain sealed until ordered opened by the court.
  3. Materials Previously Filed. At the discretion of the judge assigned to a case, previously filed materials which are subject to this rule may either be removed from the file and returned to the party filing them or ordered sealed. In either such event, the judge shall make an appropriate docket entry.