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RULE 40.3 SETTLEMENT OF CASES SET FOR TRIAL

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(a) Duty to Notify Court. The parties must immediately notify the court if they reach an agreement that resolves the litigation as to any or all parties.

(b) Failure to Timely Notify Court. Whenever a civil action scheduled for jury trial is settled or otherwise disposed of by agreement in advance of the trial date, except for good cause, jury costs paid or incurred must be assessed equally against the parties and their attorneys or otherwise assessed as the court directs. Jury costs include attendance fees, per diem, mileage, and parking.

(c) Timely Notification. No jury costs will be assessed if notice of settlement or disposition of the case is given to the jury coordinator at least one full business day prior to the scheduled trial date.

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