LCR 40. TRIAL (a) Trial setting. If, upon completion of the latest deadline established by the Scheduling Order, the case has not been fully resolved, parties continuing to make or defend claims in the case shall complete and file the note-up slip for trial setting in the form appended hereto as Form LR 8-C. Upon expiration of the time for filing such requests, the court administrator will assign a trial date, using the form appended hereto as Form LR 8-E. (b) Civil Trials. Civil trials shall be scheduled by the court administrator at such times as are conducive to the efficient operation of the court and the expeditious resolution of cases. Generally, civil jury trials will begin on Mondays or Tuesdays at 9:00 a.m. (c) Domestic Trials. Trials in domestic relations and family law cases shall be set for trial by the court administrator in the same manner as civil trials. Trials not expected to exceed one-half day may be set in the Commissioner's Department. (d) Paternity Trials. Trials expected to exceed one-half day will generally be set by the court administrator as civil trials. Otherwise, paternity trials will be scheduled in the Commissioner's Department on Thursday afternoons, unless a special setting is obtained from the court administrator. [Adopted April 1, 1997; amended 2005; amended, re-numbered and re-codified effective September 1, 2012]
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