LCR 40 Assignment of Civil Cases for Trial (a) Civil Motions/Trial Setting Calendar. Civil motions and requests for trial settings shall be scheduled as follows: Dept. 2: Days and times as determined by the Presiding Judge. Contact the court office for more information. [Adopted effective September 1, 1999; Amended effective September 1, 2003.] (b) Method. A party desiring have a trial date set for a case shall file with the court and serve upon all parties a request for trial setting at least 5 days prior to the time provided by this rule for setting causes for trial. All other parties shall serve and file a similar request or appear at the date and time the cause is to be set. The initial request for trial setting shall be accompanied by a list of the names and addresses of all persons entitled to notice. All parties have the obligation to inform the court promptly of any errors or changes in this list. Each party and their attorney should include in their request for trial setting a schedule of unavailable dates. (c) Notice to Court of Calendar and Trial Changes. Whenever a cause which has been set for trial is settled or will not be tried for any reason, or if a jury is subsequently waived, the attorneys shall immediately give notice to the court. The court may assess actual costs or other sanctions for a violation of this rule.
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