L. Rule 9004. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS OF FORM


(a) Number of Copies.

Whenever any pleading is offered for filing, only the original shall be tendered to the Clerk, except as otherwise provided by applicable rules.

(b) Caption.

Form 16 is modified to include the division where the case is pending (Austin, E1 Paso, Midland/Odessa, San Antonio, or Waco) and the case number, including the initials of the judge assigned to the case.

(c) Titles of Pleadings and Proposed Forms of Orders.

All pleadings and proposed forms of orders shall, within the title, designate the specific relief sought or granted. Orders shall contain within the title a reference to the motion or application to be granted.

(d) Non-Conforming Pleadings.

Any pleading that fails to conform to the requirements of this or any other applicable rule may be dismissed by the Court on its own motion.