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Supreme Court Welcomes Comments on Proposed Amendments to Civil Appellate and Family Law Mediation Rules

Posted: Friday, September 24, 2010

The Supreme Court Advisory Committee on the Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure has proposed a change to Rule 133.01 of the Rules of Civil Appellate Procedure to authorize implementation on a permanent basis of the existing Court of Appeals Family Law Appellate Mediation Pilot Project.  The Supreme Court will consider the proposed change without a hearing after soliciting and reviewing comments on the proposed amendment. 

The Court of Appeals has proposed the Special Rules of Practice for the Minnesota Court of Appeals Governing Family Law Mediation, which will be authorized by the amendment to Rule 133.01 if it is adopted.  Public comments on the proposed Special Rules are also solicited. 

Any individual wishing to provide comments in support of or opposition to the proposed amendment or the Special Rules should submit 12 copies in writing addressed to Frederick Grittner, Clerk of the Appellate Courts, 305 Judicial Center, 25 Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard, St. Paul, Minnesota, 55155, no later than Nov. 5, 2010.

Read the proposed amendment, the proposed Special Rules, and the Supreme Court order