MISSISSIPPI UNIFORM CHANCERY COURT RULES
TABLE OF CONTENTS

1.00 GENERAL RULES

RULE 1.01 PROCEEDINGS MUST BE ORDERLY AND DIGNIFIED
RULE 1.02 OFFICERS MUST BE PRESENT IN COURT
RULE 1.03 SHERIFF MUST KEEP COURTROOM CLEAN AND COMFORTABLE
RULE 1.04 CLERK MUST HAVE PAPERS AND DOCKETS IN COURTROOM
RULE 1.05 OFFICERS, WITNESSES AND SOLICITORS MUST BE PROMPT
RULE 1.06 [DELETED]
RULE 1.07 PRESENTATION TO OTHER CHANCELLOR OF MATTER WHEN RELIEF IS DENIED
PROHIBITED
RULE 1.08 WITHDRAWAL OF COUNSEL
RULE 1.09 NOTIFICATION OF RELEVANT PENDING CASES
RULE 1.10 [DELETED]


2.00 RULES CONCERNING PLEADINGS

RULE 2.01 [DELETED]
RULE 2.02 PLEADINGS MUST BE FILED BEFORE PRESENTED
RULE 2.03 NO BLANKS IN PLEADINGS
RULES 2.04 AND 2.05 [DELETED]
RULE 2.06 BLANKS IN PLEADINGS MUST BE FILLED IN
RULE 2.07 PLEADINGS MUST BE PARAGRAPHED
RULE 2.08 DELAY IN ANSWERING
RULE 2.09 AMENDMENTS DURING TRIAL TERM
RULE 2.10 TRIAL NOT DELAYED BECAUSE DEMURRER IS OVERRULED
RULE 2.11 MOTIONS FOR SECURITY FOR COSTS


3.00 RULES CONCERNING TRIALS

RULE 3.01 VACATION BUSINESS--RULES OF PRECEDENCE
RULE 3.02 CLOUD OF WITNESS--WHAT DONE
RULE 3.03 EXAMINATION OF WITNESSES
RULE 3.04 OBJECTIONS TO TESTIMONY--RULINGS THEREON
RULE 3.05 COPY OF EXHIBITS
RULE 3.06 ONLY ONE ATTORNEY FOR EACH PARTY MAY EXAMINE WITNESS
RULE 3.07 CONFERENCE WITH WITNESSES
RULE 3.08 FIREARMS PROHIBITED ON THE WITNESS STAND OR IN COURTROOM
RULE 3.09 AGREEMENTS OF COUNSEL
RULE 3.10 EARWIGGING THE CHANCELLOR PROHIBITED
RULE 3.11 ARGUMENT OF COUNSEL
RULE 3.12 NOTIFICATION OF SETTLEMENT OR POSSIBLE CONTINUANCE


4.00 RULES CONCERNING OPINIONS

RULE 4.01 FINDINGS BY THE COURT
RULE 4.02 OPINION A PART OF RECORD
RULE 4.03 NO INTERRUPTION WHILE RENDERING OPINION


5.00 JUDGMENTS

RULE 5.01 JUDGMENTS--FORM OF CAPTION
RULE 5.02 JUDGMENTS--CONTENTS AND FORM
RULE 5.03 CONSENT JUDGMENTS MUST BE APPROVED AND SIGNED BY BOTH COUNSEL
RULE 5.04 JUDGMENT MUST BE SUBMITTED TO OPPOSING COUNSEL AND CHANCELLOR--WHEN
RULE 5.05 PRESENTATION OF COURT FILE
RULE 5.06 JUDGMENT MUST BE DELIVERED TO CLERK


6.00 RULES CONCERNING PROBATE MATTERS

RULE 6.01 ATTORNEY MUST BE RETAINED
RULE 6.02 FIDUCIARIES AND ATTORNEY MUST BE DILIGENT
RULE 6.03 STATEMENT APPENDED TO ANNUAL ACCOUNTS
RULE 6.04 WHAT VOUCHERS MUST SHOW
RULE 6.05 DISBURSEMENTS AND RECEIPTS ANNUAL AND FINAL ACCOUNTS
RULE 6.06 LOST VOUCHERS--HOW SUBSTITUTED
RULE 6.07 CLAIMS ARISING AFTER DEATH OF DECEDENT
RULE 6.08 ALLOWANCE FOR SUPPORT OF WARD
RULE 6.09 PETITIONS FOR AUTHORITY TO MAKE LOANS OR INVESTMENTS
RULE 6.10 PETITIONS FOR AUTHORITY TO COMPROMISE CLAIMS FOR WRONGFUL DEATH OR INJURY
RULE 6.11 PETITIONS FOR COMMISSIONS
RULE 6.12 PETITIONS FOR ALLOWANCE OF ATTORNEY'S FEES
RULE 6.13 PLEADING MUST BE SWORN TO
RULE 6.14 COURT COSTS MUST BE PAID ANNUALLY
RULE 6.15 COPY OF WILL FILED WITH ORIGINAL
RULE 6.16 [DELETED]
RULE 6.17 FAILURE TO FILE ACCOUNTINGS


7.00 RULES CONCERNING VACATION MATTERS

RULE 7.01 [DELETED]
RULE 7.02 RETURN ENVELOPE MUST BE ENCLOSED
RULE 7.03 REMOVAL OF DISABILITY


8.00 RULES CONCERNING DIVORCE

RULES 8.01 AND 8.02 [DELETED]
RULE 8.03 CORROBORATION
RULE 8.04 IRRECONCILABLE DIFFERENCES DIVORCE
RULE 8.05 FINANCIAL STATEMENT REQUIRED
RULE 8.06 CHANGE OF ADDRESS OF CHILDREN


9.00 RULES CONCERNING DUTIES OF THE CLERK

RULE 9.01 COSTS OF COURT
RULE 9.02 ALL PAPERS MUST BE KEPT IN PROPER FILES
RULE 9.03 [DELETED]
RULE 9.04 ORIGINAL WILLS AND BONDS--HOW KEPT
RULE 9.05 [DELETED]


10.00 ABORTION

RULE 10.01 WAIVER OF CONSENT TO ABORTION


11.00 CONFLICTING RULES

RULE 11.01 PRIORITY *


ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER IN REGARD TO THE USE OF COURT MEDIATORS IN DOMESTIC RELATIONS ACTIONS

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TABLE OF CONTENTS WITH SMALLER FONTS
1.00 GENERAL RULES

RULE 1.01 PROCEEDINGS MUST BE ORDERLY AND DIGNIFIED
RULE 1.02 OFFICERS MUST BE PRESENT IN COURT
RULE 1.03 SHERIFF MUST KEEP COURTROOM CLEAN AND COMFORTABLE
RULE 1.04 CLERK MUST HAVE PAPERS AND DOCKETS IN COURTROOM
RULE 1.05 OFFICERS, WITNESSES AND SOLICITORS MUST BE PROMPT
RULE 1.06 [DELETED]
RULE 1.07 PRESENTATION TO OTHER CHANCELLOR OF MATTER WHEN RELIEF IS DENIED
PROHIBITED
RULE 1.08 WITHDRAWAL OF COUNSEL
RULE 1.09 NOTIFICATION OF RELEVANT PENDING CASES
RULE 1.10 [DELETED]


2.00 RULES CONCERNING PLEADINGS

RULE 2.01 [DELETED]
RULE 2.02 PLEADINGS MUST BE FILED BEFORE PRESENTED
RULE 2.03 NO BLANKS IN PLEADINGS
RULES 2.04 AND 2.05 [DELETED]
RULE 2.06 BLANKS IN PLEADINGS MUST BE FILLED IN
RULE 2.07 PLEADINGS MUST BE PARAGRAPHED
RULE 2.08 DELAY IN ANSWERING
RULE 2.09 AMENDMENTS DURING TRIAL TERM
RULE 2.10 TRIAL NOT DELAYED BECAUSE DEMURRER IS OVERRULED
RULE 2.11 MOTIONS FOR SECURITY FOR COSTS


3.00 RULES CONCERNING TRIALS

RULE 3.01 VACATION BUSINESS--RULES OF PRECEDENCE
RULE 3.02 CLOUD OF WITNESS--WHAT DONE
RULE 3.03 EXAMINATION OF WITNESSES
RULE 3.04 OBJECTIONS TO TESTIMONY--RULINGS THEREON
RULE 3.05 COPY OF EXHIBITS
RULE 3.06 ONLY ONE ATTORNEY FOR EACH PARTY MAY EXAMINE WITNESS
RULE 3.07 CONFERENCE WITH WITNESSES
RULE 3.08 FIREARMS PROHIBITED ON THE WITNESS STAND OR IN COURTROOM
RULE 3.09 AGREEMENTS OF COUNSEL
RULE 3.10 EARWIGGING THE CHANCELLOR PROHIBITED
RULE 3.11 ARGUMENT OF COUNSEL
RULE 3.12 NOTIFICATION OF SETTLEMENT OR POSSIBLE CONTINUANCE


4.00 RULES CONCERNING OPINIONS

RULE 4.01 FINDINGS BY THE COURT
RULE 4.02 OPINION A PART OF RECORD
RULE 4.03 NO INTERRUPTION WHILE RENDERING OPINION


5.00 JUDGMENTS

RULE 5.01 JUDGMENTS--FORM OF CAPTION
RULE 5.02 JUDGMENTS--CONTENTS AND FORM
RULE 5.03 CONSENT JUDGMENTS MUST BE APPROVED AND SIGNED BY BOTH COUNSEL
RULE 5.04 JUDGMENT MUST BE SUBMITTED TO OPPOSING COUNSEL AND CHANCELLOR--WHEN
RULE 5.05 PRESENTATION OF COURT FILE
RULE 5.06 JUDGMENT MUST BE DELIVERED TO CLERK


6.00 RULES CONCERNING PROBATE MATTERS

RULE 6.01 ATTORNEY MUST BE RETAINED
RULE 6.02 FIDUCIARIES AND ATTORNEY MUST BE DILIGENT
RULE 6.03 STATEMENT APPENDED TO ANNUAL ACCOUNTS
RULE 6.04 WHAT VOUCHERS MUST SHOW
RULE 6.05 DISBURSEMENTS AND RECEIPTS ANNUAL AND FINAL ACCOUNTS
RULE 6.06 LOST VOUCHERS--HOW SUBSTITUTED
RULE 6.07 CLAIMS ARISING AFTER DEATH OF DECEDENT
RULE 6.08 ALLOWANCE FOR SUPPORT OF WARD
RULE 6.09 PETITIONS FOR AUTHORITY TO MAKE LOANS OR INVESTMENTS
RULE 6.10 PETITIONS FOR AUTHORITY TO COMPROMISE CLAIMS FOR WRONGFUL DEATH OR INJURY
RULE 6.11 PETITIONS FOR COMMISSIONS
RULE 6.12 PETITIONS FOR ALLOWANCE OF ATTORNEY'S FEES
RULE 6.13 PLEADING MUST BE SWORN TO
RULE 6.14 COURT COSTS MUST BE PAID ANNUALLY
RULE 6.15 COPY OF WILL FILED WITH ORIGINAL
RULE 6.16 [DELETED]
RULE 6.17 FAILURE TO FILE ACCOUNTINGS


7.00 RULES CONCERNING VACATION MATTERS

RULE 7.01 [DELETED]
RULE 7.02 RETURN ENVELOPE MUST BE ENCLOSED
RULE 7.03 REMOVAL OF DISABILITY


8.00 RULES CONCERNING DIVORCE

RULES 8.01 AND 8.02 [DELETED]
RULE 8.03 CORROBORATION
RULE 8.04 IRRECONCILABLE DIFFERENCES DIVORCE
RULE 8.05 FINANCIAL STATEMENT REQUIRED
RULE 8.06 CHANGE OF ADDRESS OF CHILDREN


9.00 RULES CONCERNING DUTIES OF THE CLERK

RULE 9.01 COSTS OF COURT
RULE 9.02 ALL PAPERS MUST BE KEPT IN PROPER FILES
RULE 9.03 [DELETED]
RULE 9.04 ORIGINAL WILLS AND BONDS--HOW KEPT
RULE 9.05 [DELETED]


10.00 ABORTION

RULE 10.01 WAIVER OF CONSENT TO ABORTION


11.00 CONFLICTING RULES

RULE 11.01 PRIORITY *


ADMINISTRATIVE ORDER IN REGARD TO THE USE OF COURT MEDIATORS IN DOMESTIC RELATIONS ACTIONS