LOCAL RULE 1. CASE ASSIGNMENT PROCEDURE

Effective Date: 1/2/2000

1. Purpose.This local court rule is established pursuant to Administrative Rule 2, subsections (8) and (9) and the North Dakota Rule on Local Court Procedural Rules section 3. This Procedure provides a mechanism for the assignment of cases in the Northeast Judicial District.

2. Procedure.

A. Automatic Assignment. The clerks of District Court in the Northeast Judicial District shall assign a judge to all cases filed in district court based on a Master and Individual calendar process.This process will be administered by the local District Court Judge in conjunction with the Presiding Judge as outlined below:

(1) In Benson County, one of the district judges chambered in Devils Lake.
(2) In Bottineau County, the district judge chambered in Bottineau.
(3) In Cavalier County, the district judge chambered in Cavalier/Langdon.
(4) In McHenry County, the district judge chambered in Rugby.
(5) In Pembina County, the district judge chambered in Cavalier/Langdon.
(6) In Pierce County, the district judge chambered in Rugby.
(7) In Ramsey County, one of the district judges chambered in Devils Lake.
(8) In Renville County, the district judge chambered in Bottineau.
(9) In Rolette County, the district judge chambered in Bottineau.
(10) In Towner County, one of the district judges chambered in Devils Lake.
(11) In Walsh County, the district judge chambered in Grafton.

B. If the need arises, this automatic assignment procedure may be adjusted by the presiding judge in conjunction with local district judges.

3. Effective Date. The effective date of this local court rule is January 2, 2000.

Adopted effective January 2, 1995; amended, effective January 2, 2000.

Effective Date Obsolete Date
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01/02/1995 01/02/2000 View