local rules
Category: Representing Yourself in Court
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.


local rules
n. A regulation, often having the force of law, governing the procedures of a court and how various matters pending before court are handled and processed. Also called rules of the court and court rules.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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