Documents that are confidential or to be filed under seal must be in accordance with rule 2.551 of the California Rules of Court. Documents filed under seal by statute or pursuant to court order must clearly note “Filed under seal pursuant to court order dated (MM/DD/YY)” or “Sealed pursuant to (Code Section or Rule)” on the first page. Documents lodged conditionally under seal or are subject to a pending motion/application to seal must clearly note “Conditionally Under Seal” ” on the first page.

Supportive documents containing sealed or conditionally sealed information (such as Separate Statements, Declarations, Affidavits, Exhibit Lists, Supplementals, or Notices of Lodging) may be submitted under the document type “Sealed Document” to ensure manual clerk’s review for sealing.

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