Eighth Judicial Court Rules

Rule 1.63 – Assignment of family cases.

Rule 1.63. Assignment of family cases.

  • Unless otherwise provided in these rules, all family cases must be divided evenly among the judges serving in the family division, except the presiding judge pursuant to Rule 5.42. The family division judges shall determine how to assign guardianship cases. Upon the election of a new presiding judge, the caseload of the new presiding judge shall be adjusted with the out-going presiding judge in the most efficient manner to accommodate the judiciary, the bar and the litigants.

    [Amended; effective August 21, 2000.]