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Proposed local rules of court

Click here for the current local rules. The rules are updated on January 1 and July 1 of every year.

The rule changes are provided in PDF documents. Changes in these documents are noted with strike-outs for deleted text and underlined text for inserted text.

Proposed Local Rules - The 45-day period for public review & comment will end November 4, 2020

  1. Family Rule 5 effective 10/1/2020 
  2. Family Rule 8 effective 9/18/2020 
  3. General Court and Administration Local Rule 8 effective 1/1/2021 
  4. Form GS-056 effective 1/1/2021 
  5. Form SC-8022 effective 9/18/2020 
  6. Internal Policy XII-Juries effective 1/1/2021 

Public Review

The proposed rules for January 1, 2021 have been posted. Feedback should be sent to the Court via email at


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