Category: URCP026.01

Rules of Civil Procedure – Effective November 1, 2016

URCP009 Pleading special matters. Amend. Removes the paragraph regarding a petition to renew a judgment. The process to renew a judgment is governed by proposed Rule 58C and the Judgment Renewal Act. Adopts much of the style and grammar of the federal rule.
URCP013 Counterclaim and cross-claim. Amend. Deletes paragraphs (e), (i) and (j). Amending a pleading to add a counterclaim, regardless of the reason it was omitted, is properly governed by Rule 15. Adopts many of the grammar and style amendments of the federal rule.
URCP026.01 Disclosure and discovery in domestic relations actions. Amend. Amends the disclosure deadlines to conform to Rule 26.
URCP026.03 Disclosure in unlawful detainer actions. New. Regulates disclosures in an action for eviction or damages arising out an unlawful detainer by a residential tenant.
URCP041 Dismissal of actions. Amend. Removes the provision for ruling against a plaintiff for failure to prove a right to relief, a similar but broader provision having been added to Rule 52, as in the federal rules. Adopts much of the style and grammar of the federal rule.
URCP058C Motion to renew judgment. New. In conjunction with the Judgment Renewal Act and the amendment to Rule 9, describes the process for renewing a judgment.

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Rules of Civil Procedure

The Supreme Court has approved these extensive changes to the civil disclosure and discovery rules. Because several of the rules are difficult to read with traditional redline interlineation, the rules are also shown here as amended. The amendments are effective for all cases filed on or after November 1, 2011.
Supreme Court Order.

Redline As Amended
URCP 001. General provisions. URCP 001. General provisions.
URCP 008. General rules of pleadings. URCP 008. General rules of pleadings.
URCP 009. Pleading special matters. URCP 009. Pleading special matters.
URCP 016. Pretrial conferences. URCP 016. Pretrial conferences.
URCP 026. General provisions governing disclosure and discovery. URCP 026. General provisions governing disclosure and discovery.
URCP 026.01. Disclosure in domestic relations actions. URCP 026.01. Disclosure in domestic relations actions.
URCP 029. Stipulations regarding disclosure and discovery procedure. URCP 029. Stipulations regarding disclosure and discovery procedure.
URCP 030. Depositions upon oral questions. URCP 030. Depositions upon oral questions.
URCP 031. Depositions upon written questions. URCP 031. Depositions upon written questions.
URCP 033. Interrogatories to parties. URCP 033. Interrogatories to parties.
URCP 034. Production of documents and things and entry upon land for inspection and other purposes. URCP 034. Production of documents and things and entry upon land for inspection and other purposes.
URCP 035. Physical and mental examination of persons. URCP 035. Physical and mental examination of persons.
URCP 036. Request for admission. URCP 036. Request for admission.
URCP 037. Discovery and disclosure motions; Sanctions. URCP 037. Discovery and disclosure motions; Sanctions.
URCP 054. Judgments; costs. URCP 054. Judgments; costs.
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