New Personal Identifying Information (PII) Court Rule and Requirements

Effective April 1, 2022, MCR 1.109(D)(9)(a) provides that protected identifying information (PII)  "shall not be included in any public document or attachment filed with the court . . .except as provided by these rules{.}"  MCR 1.109(D)(9)(a) provides the following PII is protected:

1. Date of birth
2. Social Security Number or National Identification Number
3. Driver's license number or state-issued Personal Identification Card number 
4. Passport number, and
5. Financial account numbers

The following PII FAQ Sheet issued by the State Court Administrator's Office is a quick guide to advise you of your responsibilities when drafting and filing documents containing PII.