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Rules of Civil Procedure

Last Updated 09/25/14

Rule 1 - Scope of Rules

Rule 2 - One Form of Action

Rule 3 - Commencement of Action

Rule 4 - Summons

Rule 5 - Service and Filing of Pleadings and Other Papers

Rule 6 - Time

Rule 7 - Pleadings Allowed; Form of Motions

Rule 8 - General Rules of Pleading

Rule 9 - Pleading Special Matters

Rule 10 - Form of Pleadings

Rule 11 - Signing of Pleadings and Motions

Rule 12 - Defenses and Objections – When and How Presented – By Pleading or Motion – Motion For Judgment on the Pleadings

Rule 13 - Counterclaim and Cross-Claim

Rule 14 - Third-Party Practice

Rule 15 - Amended and Supplemental Pleadings

Rule 16 - Pre-Trial Procedure

Rule 16A - Motions for Recusal of Judges

Rule 17 - Parties Plaintiff and Defendant; Capacity

Rule 18 - Joinder of Claims and Remedies

Rule 19 - Joinder of Persons Needed For Just Adjudication

Rule 20 - Permissive Joinder of Parties

Rule 21 - Misjoinder and Nonjoinder of Parties

Rule 22 - Interpleader

Rule 23 - [Class Actions] [Omitted]

Rule 23.1 - [Derivative Actions by Shareholders] [Omitted]

Rule 23.2 - [Actions Relating to Unincorporated Associations] [Omitted]

Rule 24 - Intervention

Rule 25 - Substitution of Parties

Rule 26 - General Provisions Governing Discovery

Rule 27 - Depositions Before Action or Pending Appeal

Rule 28 - Persons Before Whom Depositions May Be Taken

Rule 29 - Stipulations Regarding Discovery Procedure

Rule 30 - Depositions Upon Oral Examination

Rule 31 - Depositions Upon Written Questions

Rule 32 - Use of Depositions in Court Proceedings

Rule 33 - Interrogatories to Parties

Rule 34 - Production of Documents and Things and Entry Upon Land For Inspection and Other Purposes

Rule 35 - Physical and Mental Examination of Persons

Rule 36 - Requests for Admission

Rule 37 - Failure to Make or Cooperate in Discovery; Sanctions

Rule 38 - Jury Trial of Right

Rule 39 - [Trial By Jury or By The Court] [Omitted]

Rule 40 - Assignment of Cases For Trial

Rule 41 - Dismissal of Actions

Rule 42 - Consolidation: Separate Trials

Rule 43 - Taking of Testimony

Rule 44 - Proof of Documents

Rule 44.1 - [Determination of Foreign Law] [Omitted]

Rule 45 - Subpoena

Rule 46 - Exceptions Unnecessary

Rule 47 - Jurors

Rule 48 - Juries and Jury Verdicts

Rule 49 - General Verdicts and Special Verdicts

Rule 50 - Motions for a Directed Verdict and For Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict

Rule 51 - Instructions to Jury

Rule 52 - Findings By The Court

Rule 53 - Masters, Referees, and Commissioners

Rule 54 - Judgments; Costs

Rule 55 - Default

Rule 56 - Summary Judgment

Rule 57 - Declaratory Judgments

Rule 58 - Entry of Judgment

Rule 59 - New Trials; Amendment of Judgments

Rule 60 - Relief From Judgment or Order

Rule 61 - Harmless Error

Rule 62 - Stay of Proceedings to Enforce A Judgment

Rule 63 - Disability of A Judge

Rule 64 - Seizure of Person or Property

Rule 65 - Injunctions

Rule 65.1 - Security: Proceedings Against Sureties

Rule 66 - Receivers

Rule 67 - Deposit in Court

Rule 68 - Offer of Judgment

Rule 69 - Execution

Rule 70 - Judgment For Specific Acts; Vesting Title

Rule 71 - Process in Behalf Of and Against Persons Not Parties

Rule 71A - [Eminent Domain] [Reserved]

Rule 72.-76 - [Omitted]

Rule 77 - Courts and Clerks

Rule 78 - Motion Practice

Rule 79 - Books and Records Kept By the Clerk and Entries Therein

Rule 80 - [Stenographic Report or Transcript as Evidence] [Omitted]

Rule 81 - Applicability of Rules

Rule 82 - Jurisdiction and Venue

Rule 83 - Local Court Rules

Rule 84 - Forms

Rule 85 - Title