Eighth Judicial Court Rules

Rule 4.30 – Consolidation/coordination with the lowest number.

Rule 4.30. Consolidation/coordination with the lowest number.

  • (a) Whenever it appears that two or more petitions with different numbers have been filed with reference to the same probate or trust matter, the court may on its own motion consolidate, or in its discretion coordinate, all of the matters with the matter bearing the lowest number.

    (b) Where a complete consolidation of proceedings is ordered, the clerk, unless otherwise ordered by the court, must file such consolidated proceeding and all subsequent papers relating thereto under the number assigned to the case which was filed first.

          [Amended; effective September 2, 2014.]