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Rule 48. Time for petitioning.

(a) Timelinessof petition. A petition for a writ of certiorari must be filed with theSupreme Court clerk within 30 days after the Court of Appeals? final decisionis issued, and not from the date the remittitur is issued. The docket fee mustbe paid when the petition is filed.

(b) Rejectionof petition. The clerk will reject any petition for a writ of certiorari nottimely filed or accompanied by the docket fee.

(c) Effectof petition for rehearing. If a petition for rehearing that complies withRule 35(a) is timely filed by any party, the time for filing the petition for awrit of certiorari for all parties runs from the date the petition forrehearing is denied or? a subsequentdecision on the rehearing is issued. A request filed under Rule 35(b) does notaffect the time for filing a petition for a writ of certiorari, unless theCourt of Appeals treats the request as a petition for rehearing under Rule35(a).

(d) Timefor cross-petition.

(1) Across-petition for a writ of certiorari must be filed:

(A) within the time provided in either paragraphs (a)or (c) of this rule; or

(B) within 30 days of the filing of the petition fora writ of certiorari.

(2) Any cross-petition that is timely only underparagraph (d)(1)(B) will not be granted unless a timely petition for a writ ofcertiorari of another party to the case is granted.

(3) The docket fee must be paid when thecross-petition is filed. The clerk will reject any cross-petition notaccompanied by the docket fee.

(4) A cross-petition for a writ of certiorari maynot be joined with any other filing. The clerk will reject any filing sojoined.

(e) Time extensions.

(1) Beforethe time prescribed by paragraph (a) or (c) expires, the Supreme Court willgrant a party?s request to extend the time for filing a petition orcross-petition, not to exceed 30 days past the prescribed time.

(2) Within 30 days after the time prescribed byparagraph (a) or (c) expires, a party may file a motion to extend the time forfiling a petition or cross-petition. The Supreme Court will grant the motiononly upon a showing of good cause or excusable neglect. No extension may exceed30 days past the prescribed time or 14 days from the date the order grantingthe motion is entered, whichever occurs later, and no more than one extensionwill be granted. The Supreme Court may rule at any time after the motion isfiled.

Effective November 1, 2020