Local Court Rules

Notice – Revision of Local Court Rule 2.119 Published for Comment

The 30th Circuit Court wishes to revise its current Local Court Rule 2.119 to more accurately reflect current practices.  The proposed language for Local Court Rule 2.119 can be found below.  The comment period will be open for 60 days and will expire on January 7, 2019.   Please send your comments to Rhonda Swayze, rswayze@ingham.org.


(A)   Attorneys of record shall obtain hearing dates from the trial judge’s judicial assistant for uncontested divorce proceedings, motions, and other matters requiring hearings.


(B)   The General Trial Division motion day shall be Wednesday.  If a legal holiday interferes, the court may set a new motion day.


(C)   Family Division motion days are specific to each Family Division judicial office and can be determined by contacting the judicial office.


(D)   A judge’s copy of a motion, brief, and notice of hearing shall be filed with the Court’s copy.


        (E)    Any matter requiring testimony or hearing more than 15 minutes  shall be scheduled by the trial judge's judicial assistant on a non-motion day.