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Superior Court Rules Superior Court Rule 19: Hearing in one location, county or region of cases from another

Courts: Superior Court
Effective Date: 01/01/2016
Updates: Added September 24, 2015, effective January 1, 2016

(Applicable to civil actions)


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Rule 19

Unless otherwise ordered by the Chief Justice of the Superior Court, each Regional Administrative Justice ("RAJ") or delegee shall have the authority to designate particular case(s) or categories of cases for hearing or trial in any location within the county (or for hearing, decision or non-jury trial within any multi-county Region), upon compliance with the statutory notice and posting requirements of G. L. c. 212, § 14A , and, if necessary to do so, shall serve as the Chief Justice's delegee for that limited purpose under G. L. c. 212, § 14A. With the advance approval of the Chief Justice of the Superior Court, a RAJ may also transfer a case or class of cases for hearing out of his or her region.




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