Eighth Judicial Court Rules

Rule 1.80 – Assignment of overflow cases.

Rule 1.80. Assignment of overflow cases.

  • An overflow judge or judges may be selected by the chief judge when appropriate. When a district judge is not presiding at the trial of a case, that judge shall take an overflow case of any type or description which the chief judge might assign to her or him. However, the chief judge shall assign to judges serving in the family division only overflow cases within the family division.

    [As amended; September 20, 1999.]