15-15A-9. Filing confidential numbers, financial documents, and name of child victim in court record. (1) Social security numbers, employer or taxpayer identification numbers, and financial or medical account numbers of an individual where required to be filed with the court shall be submitted on a separate Confidential Information Form, appended to these rules, and filed with the pleading or other document required to be filed. The Confidential Information Form is not accessible to the public.
(2) Financial documents named in subdivision 15-15A-8(2) that are required to be filed with the court shall be submitted as a confidential document and designated as such to the clerk upon filing. The Confidential Financial Documents Information Form appended to these rules shall be attached to financial documents being filed with the court. The Confidential Financial Documents Information Form is not accessible to the public. The confidential financial documents will not be publicly accessible, even if admitted as a trial or hearing exhibit, unless the court permits access pursuant to § 15-15A-10. The court may, on its own motion, protect financial documents that have been submitted without the Confidential Financial Documents Information Form.
(3) Names of any minor child alleged to be the victim of a crime in any adult criminal proceeding shall appear as initials only. The names shall be provided on a separate Confidential Information Form.
(4) Parties with cases filed prior to the effective date of this rule, or the court on its own, may, by motion, protect the privacy of confidential information as defined in § 15-15A-8. Parties filing this motion will submit a completed Confidential Information Form or Confidential Financial Documents Information Form as appropriate.Source:
SL 2005, ch 291 (Supreme Court Rule 05-05), eff. Feb. 25, 2005; SL 2006, ch 331 (Supreme Court Rule 06-57), eff. July 1, 2006; SL 2015, ch 270 (Supreme Court Rule 15-08), eff. July 1, 2015.
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