I. Scope of Rules--One Form of Action  

II. Commencement of Action; Service of Process, Pleadings, Motions and Orders  

III. Pleadings and Motions  

  • Rule 7: Pleadings Allowed: Form of Motions  
  • Rule 8: General Rules of Pleading  
  • Rule 9: Pleading Special Matters  
  • Rule 10: Form of Pleadings  
  • Rule 11: Appearances and Pleadings  
  • Rule 12: Defenses and Objections - When and How Presented - By Pleading or Motion - Motion for Judgment on Pleadings  
  • Rule 13: Counterclaim and Cross-Claim  
  • Rule 14: Third-Party Practice  
  • Rule 15: Amended and Supplemental Pleadings  
  • Rule 16: Pre-Trial Procedure: Formulating Issues IV. Parties  
  • Rule 17: Parties Plaintiff and Defendant: Capacity  
  • Rule 18: Joinder of Claims and Remedies  
  • Rule 19: Joinder of Persons Needed for Just Adjudication  
  • Rule 20: Permissive Joinder of Parties  
  • Rule 21: Misjoinder and Non-Joinder of Parties  
  • Rule 22: Interpleader  
  • Rule 23: Class Actions  
  • Rule 23.1: Derivative Actions by Shareholders  
  • Rule 23.2: Actions Relating to Unincorporated Associations 
  • Rule 24: Intervention  
  • Rule 25: Substitution of Parties 

V. Deposition and Discovery  

  • Rule 26: General Provisions Governing Discovery  Amended effective July 1, 2016
  • Rule 27: Depositions Before Action or Pending Appeal  
  • Rule 28: Persons Before Whom Depositions May Be Taken  
  • Rule 29: Stipulations Regarding Discovery Procedure  
  • Rule 30: Depositions Upon Oral Examination  
  • Rule 30A: Audiovisual Depositions & Audiovisual Evidence  
  • Rule 31: Depositions of Witnesses Upon Written Questions  
  • Rule 32: Use of Depositions in Court Proceedings  
  • Rule 33: Interrogatories to Parties  
  • Rule 34: Producing Documents, Electronically Stored Information, and Tangible Things, or Entering Onto Land, for Inspection and Other Purposes  
  • Rule 35: Physical and Mental Examination of Persons  
  • Rule 36: Requests for Admission  
  • Rule 37: Failure to Make Discovery: Sanctions 

VI. Trials  

  • Rule 38: Jury Trial of Right  
  • Rule 39: Trial by Jury or by the Court  
  • Rule 40: Assignment of Cases for Trial: Continuances  
  • Rule 41: Dismissal of Actions  
  • Rule 42: Consolidation: Separate Trials  
  • Rule 43: Evidence  
  • Rule 44: Proof of Official Records  
  • Rule 44.1: Determination of Foreign Law  
  • Rule 45: Subpoena  
  • Rule 46: Exceptions Unnecessary  
  • Rule 47: Jurors  
  • Rule 48: Number of Jurors - Majority Verdict  
  • Rule 49: Special Verdicts and Interrogatories  
  • Rule 50: Motion for a Directed Verdict and for Judgment Notwithstanding the Verdict  
  • Rule 51: Argument: Instructions to Jury  
  • Rule 52: Findings by the Court  
  • Rule 53: Masters 

VII. Judgment  

VIII. Provisional and Final Remedies and Special Procedures  

  • Rule 64: Report of Case  
  • Rule 65: Injunctions  
  • Rule 65.1: Security: Proceedings Against Sureties  
  • Rule 65.2: Redelivery of Goods or Chattels  
  • Rule 65.3: Proceedings for Civil Contempt  
  • Rule 66: Receivers  
  • Rule 67: Deposit in Court  
  • Rule 68: Offer of Judgment  
  • Rule 69: Execution  
  • Rule 70: Judgment for Specific Acts: Vesting Title  
  • Rule 71: Process in Behalf of and Against Persons Not Parties  
  • [Rules 72-76 RESERVED] 

IX. Courts and Clerks  

  • Rule 77: Courts and Clerks  
  • Rule 78: Motion Day  
  • Rule 79: Books and Records Kept by the Clerk and Entries Therein  
  • Rule 80: Stenographic Report or Transcript 

X. General Provisions