RULE 10.2 SMALL CLAIMS COURT
(a) Appearances. The parties shall appear in person, unless otherwise authorized by the court, and may be represented by a lawyer admitted to practice law before the courts of this state.
(b) Business Associations or Political Subdivisions. A corporation, partnership, limited liability company, sole proprietorship, association or political subdivision may be represented in a small claims court action by an officer, manager, partner, or authorized employee or agent. An owner or employee of a collection agency may not act as an agent under Rule 10.2(b).
Rule 10.2 was adopted, effective_____________.
Under N.D.C.C.§ 27-08.1-01 (3), a claim may not be filed in small claims court by an assignee of the claim.
SOURCES: Joint Procedure Committee Minutes of January 26, 2006, pages _____.
CONSIDERED: N.D.C.C. ch. 27-08.1.