Magistrates Court Rules
  SCOPE & PURPOSE
1 DEFINITIONS
2 APPLICATION OF STATUTORY LAW AND CIRCUIT COURT PRACTICE IN ABSENCE OF RULE
3 COMPUTATION OF TIME PERIODS
4 FILING CIVIL ACTION; ACTION AGAINST CORPORATION; LONG ARM STATUTE
5 COMPLAINT
6 SUMMONS; SERVICE
7 ANSWER AND COUNTERCLAIM; TIME FOR FILING
8 DELIVERY AND FILING OF PLEADINGS AND OTHER PAPERS
9 COUNTERCLAIM
10 TRIAL DATE; NOTICE; FAILURE TO ANSWER
11 DEFAULT JUDGMENT; DISMISSAL OF ACTION; DAMAGES
12 RELIEF FROM JUDGMENT OR ORDER
13 CONDUCT OF TRIAL; JURY TRIALS; WITNESSES; SUBPOENAS
14 AMENDMENT OF COMPLAINTS, ANSWERS, AND COUNTERCLAIMS; CONTINUANCES
15 EXCHANGE OF INFORMATION BETWEEN PARTIES; SETTLEMENT
16 DIRECTED VERDICT; JUDGMENT NOTWITHSTANDING THE VERDICT
17 COSTS; NOTICE OF JUDGMENT; ENFORCEMENT
18 APPEALS
19 NEW TRIAL; AMENDMENT OF JUDGMENTS
20 OFFER OF JUDGMENT; CONSEQUENCES OF NON-ACCEPTANCE
21 BUSINESS REPRESENTATION
22 ARGUMENTS ON MOTIONS AND AT TRIAL
23 SUBPOENAS
24 FORMS