28 CFR 76.7 - Content of pleadings.

§ 76.7 Content of pleadings.
(a) Every pleading shall contain a caption setting forth the statutory provision under which the proceeding is instituted, the title of the proceeding, the docket number assigned by the Judge, the names of all parties, and a designation of the type of pleading or paper (e.g., complaint, motion to dismiss). The pleading shall be signed and shall contain the address and telephone number of the party or person representing the party. The pleadings should be typewritten when possible on standard-size (81/2 × 11) paper. Legal size (81/2 × 14) paper will not be accepted, except upon approval by the Judge.
(b) Illegible documents, whether handwritten, typewritten, photocopied, or otherwise, will not be accepted. Papers may be reproduced by any duplicating process, provided all copies are clear and legible.
(c) All documents presented by a party in a proceeding must be in English or, if in a foreign language, accompanied by a certified translation.

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