(a) Orders and Judgments. The clerk may grant the following orders and judgments without direction by the court:
(1) Orders specially appointing a person to serve process under Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(c);
(2) Orders extending once for 14 days the time within which to answer, reply, or otherwise plead to a complaint, crossclaim, or counterclaim if the time originally prescribed to plead has not expired;
(3) Orders for the payment of money on consent of all parties interested therein;
(4) Consent orders for the substitution of attorneys;
(5) Consent orders dismissing an action, except in cases governed by Fed. R. Civ. P. 23 or 66; and
(6) Entry of default and judgment by default as provided for in Fed. R. Civ. P. 55(a) and 55(b)(1).
(b) Content of Proposed Orders. Any order submitted to the clerk under this rule must be signed by the party or attorney submitting it, and is subject to Fed. R. Civ. P. 11 and D. Kan. Rule 11.1. Any order submitted to the clerk for an extension of time under subparagraph (a)(2) of this subsection must specifically state:
(1) The date when the time for the act sought to be extended is due;
(2) The date to which the time for the act is to be extended; and
(3) That the time originally prescribed has not expired.
(c) Clerk’s Action Reviewable. For good cause, the court may suspend, alter, or rescind the actions of the clerk under this rule.

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As amended 12/01/09, 2/1/95.

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