Local Rules of Court

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Table of Contents


Rule 1. Scope of rules
Rule 2. Terms of court and hours of court session
Rule 3. Conduct in Court
Rule 4. Media and Public
Rule 5. Juvenile initials
Rule 6. Administrative Judge
Rule 7. Magistrates
Rule 8. Mediation
Rule 9. Drug Court
Rule 10. Traffic Complaints
Rule 11. Reserved
Rule 12. Reserved
Rule 13. Telephonic Orders
Rule 14. Court Employees shall not Recommend Bondsmen or Attorneys
Rule 15. Reserved


Rule 16. Right to Counsel: Court Personnel and Attorneys
Rule 17. Assistance of Counsel and Guardian ad Litem
Rule 18. Entry of Appearance
Rule 19. Guardian ad Litem/Counsel/Attorney of Record
Rule 20. Guardian ad Litem
Rule 21. Communications and Jurist
Rule 22. Reserved

Cases and Records

Rule 23. Court Records
Rule 24. Case Management
Rule 25. Journal Entries
Rule 25.1. Electronically Signed Documents
Rule 26. Facsimile and E-Mail Filing Rule

Child Support and Custody

Rule 27. Child Support Schedule
Rule 28. Custody Actions
Rule 29. Parenting Time/Shared Parenting
Rule 30. Witness List
Rule 31. Exhibits
Rule 32. Reserved


Rule 33. Detention Services Criteria
Rule 34. Voluntary Appearance Policy
Rule 35. Procedure upon Arrest Pursuant to Warrant
Rule 36. Court Bail Schedule
Rule 37. Special Process Servers


Rule 38. Intake
Rule 39. Service
Rule 40. Concurrent Jurisdiction with Other Courts
Rule 41. Consolidation of Cases
Rule 42. Security for Costs
Rule 43. Pretrial Procedures
Rule 44. Genetic Testing
Rule 45. Jury Demand
Rule 46. Pleading and Motions
Rule 47. Motion to Show Cause and Complaints in Contempt
Rule 48. Recording of Proceeding, Transcripts, Use of Court Reporters
Rule 49. Continuances and Advancements
Rule 50. Attorney Fees
Rule 51. Juvenile Civil Protection Orders/Juvenile Domestic Violence Protection Orders
Rule 52.Competency Hearings
Rule 53. Child Restraints
Rule 54. Pre-adjudication Assessments
Rule 55. Diversion Assessments