(a) Assigning New Case. The assignment clerk shall file each new case in accordance
with procedures approved by the Court.
(b) Cases Filed After hours. A judge accepting a case for filing as an emergency matter
outside of the normal business hours of the clerk’s office shall cause the
initiating documents to be delivered to the clerk’s office as early as
practicable on the next business day. On receipt of the initiating documents,
the assignment clerk shall process the case in accordance with section (a).
(c) Mail-in Cases. All cases received through the mail for filing shall be filed
and assigned in accordance with section (a). The process of filing and
assignment shall be completed on the day of receipt, provided that all
necessary initiating documents and filing fees are submitted.