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Small Claims Rule 19. Collection and Subrogation Cases /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
Small Claims Rule 1. Scope, Title, and Purpose /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
Small Claims Rule 2. Applicability of Certain Superior Court Rules of Civil Procedure /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
Small Claims Rule 3. Commencement of Actions /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
Small Claims Rule 4. Service of Process /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
Small Claims Rule 5. Pleadings /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
Small Claims Rule 6. Jury Demand /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
Small Claims Rule 7. Trials /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
Small Claims Rule 8. Certification to the Civil Actions Branch /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
Small Claims Rule 9. Persons Appearing in a Representative Capacity /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
Small Claims Rule 10. Discovery /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
Small Claims Rule 11. Preliminary Proceedings /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
Small Claims Rule 12. Proceedings by the Court /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
Small Claims Rule 13. Motions /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
Small Claims Rule 13-I. Motions and Discovery in Cases Certified to the Civil Actions Branch /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
Small Claims Rule 14. Costs /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
Small Claims Rule 15. Judgment /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
Small Claims Rule 16. Installment Payment of Judgment /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
Small Claims Rule 17. Supplementary Proceedings in Wage Claims /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
Small Claims Rule 18. Attorney's Fees /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
Small Claims Arbitration Rule. 1 Judge as Arbitrator /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
Small Claims Arbitration Rule 2. Consent to Arbitration /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
Small Claims Arbitration Rule 3. Hearing; Taking Evidence; Additional Fees /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
Small Claims Arbitration Rule 4. Withdrawing from Arbitration /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
Small Claims Arbitration Rule 5. Written Award /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
Small Claims Arbitration Rule 6. Recording the Award /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
Small Claims Conciliation Rule 1-4. Deleted /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Procedure%20for%20the%20Small%20Claims%20and%20Conciliation%20Branch--March%2012_0.pdf
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General Family Rule A. Branches, Sections, and Scope /sites/default/files/superior-rules/General%20Rules%20of%20the%20Family%20Court.pdf
General Family Rule B. Family Court Clerk's Office /sites/default/files/superior-rules/General%20Rules%20of%20the%20Family%20Court.pdf
General Family Rule C. Fees /sites/default/files/superior-rules/General%20Rules%20of%20the%20Family%20Court.pdf
General Family Rule D. Magistrate Judges /sites/default/files/superior-rules/General%20Rules%20of%20the%20Family%20Court.pdf
General Family Rule E. Subpoenas /sites/default/files/superior-rules/General%20Rules%20of%20the%20Family%20Court.pdf
General Family Rule F. Witness Fees /sites/default/files/superior-rules/General%20Rules%20of%20the%20Family%20Court.pdf
General Family Rule G. Continuances /sites/default/files/superior-rules/General%20Rules%20of%20the%20Family%20Court.pdf
General Family Rule H. Notice of Hearing and Order Directing Appearance /sites/default/files/superior-rules/General%20Rules%20of%20the%20Family%20Court.pdf
General Family Rule I. Deleted /sites/default/files/superior-rules/General%20Rules%20of%20the%20Family%20Court.pdf
General Family Rule J. Employer's Statements /sites/default/files/superior-rules/General%20Rules%20of%20the%20Family%20Court.pdf
General Family Rule K. Financial Statements /sites/default/files/superior-rules/General%20Rules%20of%20the%20Family%20Court.pdf
General Family Rule L. Jury Trials /sites/default/files/superior-rules/General%20Rules%20of%20the%20Family%20Court.pdf
General Family Rule M. Law Student Practice /sites/default/files/superior-rules/General%20Rules%20of%20the%20Family%20Court.pdf
General Family Rule N. Recording of Court Proceedings_ Release of Transcripts /sites/default/files/superior-rules/General%20Rules%20of%20the%20Family%20Court.pdf
General Family Rule O. Avoidance and Resolution of Conflicts in Engagements of Counsel Among the Courts in the District of Columbia /sites/default/files/superior-rules/General%20Rules%20of%20the%20Family%20Court.pdf
General Family Rule P. Sealing of Records /sites/default/files/superior-rules/General%20Rules%20of%20the%20Family%20Court.pdf
General Family Rule Q. Record Made in Regular Course of Business Photographic Copies /sites/default/files/superior-rules/General%20Rules%20of%20the%20Family%20Court.pdf
General Family Rule R. Judge in Chambers_ Judge on Emergency Assignment /sites/default/files/superior-rules/General%20Rules%20of%20the%20Family%20Court.pdf
General Family Rule S. Disciplinary Proceedings Against Attorneys /sites/default/files/superior-rules/General%20Rules%20of%20the%20Family%20Court.pdf
General Family Rule T. Employees Not to Practice Law /sites/default/files/superior-rules/General%20Rules%20of%20the%20Family%20Court.pdf
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DV Rule 1. Scope; Purpose; Title; Applicability of Civil Rules; Other Proceedings Assigned to the Domestic Violence Division /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules-Governing-Proceedings-in-the-Domestic-Violence-Division.pdf
DV Rule 2. Commencing an Action; Amending or Supplementing Petition; Related Cases /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules-Governing-Proceedings-in-the-Domestic-Violence-Division.pdf
DV Rule 3. Pleadings Allowed; Form of Pleadings, Motions, and Other Documents /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules-Governing-Proceedings-in-the-Domestic-Violence-Division.pdf
DV Rule 4. Privacy Protection for Filings Made with the Court /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules-Governing-Proceedings-in-the-Domestic-Violence-Division.pdf
DV Rule 5. Serving a Petition or Other Filing /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules-Governing-Proceedings-in-the-Domestic-Violence-Division.pdf
DV Rule 6. Temporary Protection Orders /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules-Governing-Proceedings-in-the-Domestic-Violence-Division.pdf
DV Rule 7. Motions /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules-Governing-Proceedings-in-the-Domestic-Violence-Division.pdf
DV Rule 8. Discovery /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules-Governing-Proceedings-in-the-Domestic-Violence-Division.pdf
DV Rule 9. Subpoenas /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules-Governing-Proceedings-in-the-Domestic-Violence-Division.pdf
DV Rule 10. Dismissal of Petition /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules-Governing-Proceedings-in-the-Domestic-Violence-Division.pdf
DV Rule 11. Failure to Appear /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules-Governing-Proceedings-in-the-Domestic-Violence-Division.pdf
DV Rule 12. Conduct of Trials or Hearings /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules-Governing-Proceedings-in-the-Domestic-Violence-Division.pdf
DV Rule 13. Issuance of Orders /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules-Governing-Proceedings-in-the-Domestic-Violence-Division.pdf
DV Rule 14. Contempt /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules-Governing-Proceedings-in-the-Domestic-Violence-Division.pdf
DV Rule 15. Appeal /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules-Governing-Proceedings-in-the-Domestic-Violence-Division.pdf
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Tax Rule 1. Location, Address and Business Hours /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20of%20Practice%20and%20Procedure%20Before%20the%20Tax%20Division%20of%20the%20Superior%20Court%20of%20the%20District%20of%20Columbia.pdf
Tax Rule 2. Criminal Proceedings /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20of%20Practice%20and%20Procedure%20Before%20the%20Tax%20Division%20of%20the%20Superior%20Court%20of%20the%20District%20of%20Columbia.pdf
Tax Rule 3. Rules of Court /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20of%20Practice%20and%20Procedure%20Before%20the%20Tax%20Division%20of%20the%20Superior%20Court%20of%20the%20District%20of%20Columbia.pdf
Tax Rule 4. Form and Style of Papers, Filing of Document, Fees /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20of%20Practice%20and%20Procedure%20Before%20the%20Tax%20Division%20of%20the%20Superior%20Court%20of%20the%20District%20of%20Columbia.pdf
Tax Rule 5. Service /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20of%20Practice%20and%20Procedure%20Before%20the%20Tax%20Division%20of%20the%20Superior%20Court%20of%20the%20District%20of%20Columbia.pdf
Tax Rule 6. The Petition Contents, Service, and Docketing /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20of%20Practice%20and%20Procedure%20Before%20the%20Tax%20Division%20of%20the%20Superior%20Court%20of%20the%20District%20of%20Columbia.pdf
Tax Rule 7. The Answer Time of Filing, Content, and Service /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20of%20Practice%20and%20Procedure%20Before%20the%20Tax%20Division%20of%20the%20Superior%20Court%20of%20the%20District%20of%20Columbia.pdf
Tax Rule 8. The Reply Time of Filing, Contents, and Service /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20of%20Practice%20and%20Procedure%20Before%20the%20Tax%20Division%20of%20the%20Superior%20Court%20of%20the%20District%20of%20Columbia.pdf
Tax Rule 9. Motions /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20of%20Practice%20and%20Procedure%20Before%20the%20Tax%20Division%20of%20the%20Superior%20Court%20of%20the%20District%20of%20Columbia.pdf
Tax Rule 10. Status Conferences /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20of%20Practice%20and%20Procedure%20Before%20the%20Tax%20Division%20of%20the%20Superior%20Court%20of%20the%20District%20of%20Columbia.pdf
Tax Rule 11. Pretrial Conference /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20of%20Practice%20and%20Procedure%20Before%20the%20Tax%20Division%20of%20the%20Superior%20Court%20of%20the%20District%20of%20Columbia.pdf
Tax Rule 12. Trial and Exhibits /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20of%20Practice%20and%20Procedure%20Before%20the%20Tax%20Division%20of%20the%20Superior%20Court%20of%20the%20District%20of%20Columbia.pdf
Tax Rule 13. Failure to Appear for Conference or Trial /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20of%20Practice%20and%20Procedure%20Before%20the%20Tax%20Division%20of%20the%20Superior%20Court%20of%20the%20District%20of%20Columbia.pdf
Tax Rule 14. Computations by Parties for Entry of Decision /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20of%20Practice%20and%20Procedure%20Before%20the%20Tax%20Division%20of%20the%20Superior%20Court%20of%20the%20District%20of%20Columbia.pdf
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Juvenile Rule 1. Scope /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 2. Purpose and Construction /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 3. The Complaint /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 4. Order for Custody /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 5. Use of Summons When Repetitioning Offense /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 6. The Grand Jury--Vacant /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 7. The Petition /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 8. Joinder of Offenses and of Respondents /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 9. Summonses and Other Notices of Hearing /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 10. Initial Hearings /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 11. Guilty Pleas /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 12. Pleadings, Motions, and Defenses Before the Factfinding Hearing /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 12.1. Notice of Alibi /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 13. Trial Together of Petitions /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 14. Relief from Prejudicial Joinder /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 15. Depositions /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 16. Discovery and Inspection /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 16-I. Informal Discovery /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 17. Subpoena /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 17.1. Pretrial Conference /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 18. Place of Prosecution and Trial--Vacant /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 19. Vacant /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 20. Transfer from the District for Plea and Sentence--Vacant /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 21. Transfer from the District for Trial--Vacant /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 22. Time of Motion to Transfer--Vacant /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 23. Trial by Jury or by the Court--Vacant /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 24. Trial Jurors--Vacant /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 25. Judge_ Disability /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 26. Evidence /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 26.1. Determination of Foreign Law--Vacant /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 26.2. Production of Statements of Witnesses /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 26.3. Mistrial /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 27. Proof of Official Record /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 28. Expert Witnesses and Interpreters /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 29. Motion for Judgment of Acquittal /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 30. Instructions--Vacant /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 31. Findings by the Family Court /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 32. Disposition and Judgment /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 33. New Factfinding Hearing /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 34. Arrest of Judgment--Vacant /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 35. Correction or Reduction of Sentence--Vacant /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 36. Clerical Mistakes /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 37. Deleted /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 38. Stay of Execution, and Relief Pending Review--Vacant /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 39. Deleted /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 40. Commitment to Another District_ Removal--Vacant /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 41. Search and Seizure /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 42. Contempt of Court /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 43. Presence of the Respondent /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 44. Right to and Assignment of Counsel /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 45. Time /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 46. Release on Bail--Vacant /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 47. Motions /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 47-I. Motions Procedure /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 48. Dismissal /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 49. Service and Filing of Papers /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 50. Calendaring /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 51. Exceptions Unnecessary /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 52. Harmless Error and Plain Error /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 53. Regulation of Conduct in the Courtroom /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 54. Application and Exception--Vacant /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 55. Records /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 56. Courts and Clerks--Vacant /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 57. Bias or Prejudice of a Judge--Vacant /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 58. Forms /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 59. Effective Date--Vacant /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 60. Title /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 101. Definitions /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 102. Intake Procedures /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 103. Criteria for Intake /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 104. Consent Decree /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 105. Detention and Shelter Care Procedures /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 106. Criteria for Detention and Shelter Care /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 107. Detention or Shelter Care Hearing /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 108. Transfer for Criminal Prosecution /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 109. Transfer Hearing /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 110. Physical and Mental Examinations /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 110A. Treatment When Child Determined to Be Incompetent /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 111. Privilege Against Self-incrimination /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 112. Restitution and Fines /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 113. Payment of Court Costs and Expenses /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 114. Record Made in Regular Course of Business Photographic Copies--Deleted /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 115. Practice by Attorneys Not Members of the Bar of the District of Columbia /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 116. Vacant /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 117. Vacant /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 118. Sealing of Arrest Records /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
Juvenile Rule 119. Participation Order /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Juvenile%20Proceedings.pdf
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23-110 Rule 1. Scope of Rules /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Proceedings%20Under%20D.C.%20Code%2023-110.pdf
23-110 Rule 2. Motion /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Proceedings%20Under%20D.C.%20Code%2023-110.pdf
23-110 Rule 3. Filing Motion /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Proceedings%20Under%20D.C.%20Code%2023-110.pdf
23-110 Rule 4. Preliminary Consideration by Judge_ Appointment of Counsel /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Proceedings%20Under%20D.C.%20Code%2023-110.pdf
23-110 Rule 5. Answer_ Contents /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Proceedings%20Under%20D.C.%20Code%2023-110.pdf
23-110 Rule 6. Discovery /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Proceedings%20Under%20D.C.%20Code%2023-110.pdf
23-110 Rule 7. Expansion of Record /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Proceedings%20Under%20D.C.%20Code%2023-110.pdf
23-110 Rule 8. Evidentiary Hearing /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Proceedings%20Under%20D.C.%20Code%2023-110.pdf
23-110 Rule 9. Delayed or Successive Motions /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Proceedings%20Under%20D.C.%20Code%2023-110.pdf
23-110 Rule 10. Powers of Magistrates /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Proceedings%20Under%20D.C.%20Code%2023-110.pdf
23-110 Rule 11. Time for Appeal /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Proceedings%20Under%20D.C.%20Code%2023-110.pdf
23-110 Rule 12. Superior Court Rules of Criminal and Civil Procedure_ Extent of Applicability /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Rules%20Governing%20Proceedings%20Under%20D.C.%20Code%2023-110.pdf
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Civil Rule 1. Scope and Purpose /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 2. One Form of Action /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 3. Commencing an Action /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 3-I. Actions Involving Real Property /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 4. Summons /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 4-I. Service by Publication /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 4.1. Serving Other Process /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 5. Serving and Filing Pleadings and Other Papers /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 5-I. Proof of Service /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 5-II. Pleadings and Orders Affecting Estates of Veterans /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 5-III. Sealed or Confidential Documents /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 5.1. Challenge to Validity or Constitutionality /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 5.1-I. Intervention by the United States or the District of Columbia /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 5.2 Privacy Protection for Filings Made with the Court /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 6. Computing and Extending Time_ Time for Motion Papers /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 6-I. Continuous Session of Court /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 7. Pleadings Allowed_ Form of Motions and Other Papers /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 7-I. Stipulations /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 7.1. Disclosure Statement /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 8. General Rules of Pleading /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 9. Pleading Special Matters /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 9-I. Verifications, Affidavits, and Declarations /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 10. Form of Pleadings /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 10-I. Pleadings Stationery and Locational Information /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 11. Signing Pleadings, Motions, and Other Papers_ Representations to Court_ Sanctions /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 12. Defenses and Objections /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 12-I. Motions Practice /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 13. Counterclaim and Crossclaim /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 14. Third-Party Practice /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 15. Amended and Supplemental Pleadings /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 16. Pretrial Conferences_ Pretrial Status Conferences_ Scheduling_ Management /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 16-I. Deleted /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 16-II Failure to Appear for Conference /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 17. Plaintiff and Defendant_ Capacity_ Public Officers /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 18. Joinder of Claims /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 19. Required Joinder of Parties /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 20. Permissive Joinder of Parties /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 21. Misjoinder and Nonjoinder of Parties /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 22. Interpleader /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 23. Class Actions /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 23-I. Class Actions Procedure for Determining Whether Action May Be Maintained as Class Action_ Additional Notice Req /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 23-II. Deleted /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 23.1. Derivative Actions /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 23.2. Actions Relating to Unincorporated Associations /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 24. Intervention /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 25. Substitution of Parties /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 26. Duty to Disclose_ General Provisions Governing Discovery /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 27. Depositions to Perpetuate Testimony /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 28. Persons Before Whom Depositions May Be Taken /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 28-I. Interstate Depositions and Discovery Procedures /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 28-II. Appointment of Examiner to Take Testimony of a Witness Residing Outside the District of Columbia_ Commissions /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 29. Stipulations About Discovery Procedure /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 30. Depositions by Oral Examination /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 31. Depositions by Written Questions /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 32. Using Depositions in Court Proceedings /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 33. Interrogatories to Parties /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 34. Producing Documents, Electronically Stored Information, and Tangible Things, or Entering onto Land, for Inspectio /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 35. Physical and Mental Examinations /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 36. Requests for Admission /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 37. Failure to Cooperate in Discovery_ Sanctions /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 38. Right to a Jury Trial_ Demand /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 38-I. Deleted /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 38-II. Failure to Appear for Trial as Consent to Trial Without Jury /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 39. Trial by Jury or by the Court /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 39-I. Appearance at Trial /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 39-II. Number of Counsel /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 40. Omitted /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 40-I. Assignment of Cases /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 40-II. Designation and Assignment of Cases to Civil I Calendars /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 40-III. Collection and Subrogation Cases /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 41. Dismissal of Actions /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 41-I. Deleted /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 42. Consolidation_ Separate Trials /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 43. Evidence /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 43-I. Record of a Regularly Conducted Activity_ Public Record_ Photographic Copies /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 43-II. Deleted /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 44. Proving an Official Record /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 44-I. Proving Statutes, Ordinances, and Regulations /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 44.1. Determining Foreign Law /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 45. Subpoena /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 46. Objecting to a Ruling or Order /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 47. Selecting Jurors /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 47-I. Deleted /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 48. Number of Jurors_ Verdict_ Polling /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 49. Special Verdict_ General Verdict and Questions /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 50. Judgment as a Matter of Law in a Jury Trial_ Related Motion for a New Trial_ Conditional Ruling /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 51. Instructions to the Jury_ Objections_ Preserving a Claim of Error /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 52. Findings and Conclusions by the Court_ Judgment on Partial Findings /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 53. Masters /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 53-I. Auditor-Master Fees /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 53-II. Deposit for Expenses /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 54. Judgment_ Costs /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 54-I. Witness Fees_ Costs of Depositions, Transcripts, and Bonds /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 54-II. Waiver of Costs, Fees, or Security /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 55. Default_ Default Judgment /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 55-I. Withdrawal of Jury Demand After Default /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 55-II. Ex Parte Proof by Motion of Pecuniary Losses_ Deficiency Judgment /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 55-III. Vacating Default or Default Judgment by Consent /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 56. Summary Judgment /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 57. Declaratory Judgment /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 58. Entering Judgment /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 59. New Trial_ Altering or Amending a Judgment /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 60. Relief from a Judgment or Order /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 61. Harmless Error /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 62. Stay of Proceedings to Enforce a Judgment /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 62-I. Deleted /sites/default/files/superior-rules/Superior%20Court%20Rules%20of%20Civil%20Procedure_2.pdf
Civil Rule 62-II. Application for Termination of Stay or for Entry of Judgment