LMAR 2.1 TRANSFER TO ARBITRATION (a) Statement of Arbitrability. The party filing a statement of arbitrability shall do so no later than the date set forth in the Case Schedule Order using such form(s) as approved by the Court. A conformed copy shall be provided to the arbitration director. If any party objects to the matter being submitted for mandatory arbitration, said objection shall be filed within 5 days of receipt of the Statement of Arbitrability and shall be noted for hearing pursuant to LCR 40(b)(10) before the assigned judge, or if unassigned, to the presiding judge. The party objecting to the statement of arbitrability shall provide a copy to the arbitration director. Amended effective 9/1/02 (b) By Stipulation. After the answer has been filed, the parties may stipulate to mandatory arbitration using a Stipulation for Arbitration form approved by the court. Stipulated cases will be placed on the arbitration calendar regardless of the nature of the case or amount in controversy. Amended effective 9/1/01 (c) Limitations. For cases where a Case Schedule Order has been entered pursuant to LAR 0.4.1, no case may be assigned to mandatory arbitration after the deadline for filing for arbitration, unless consent is obtained from the assigned judge. Amended effective 9/1/01
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