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Rule 1-6. Jury Trials

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   A. Availability of Counsel During Jury Deliberations: Counsel will be available on short notice personally or by telephone, as ordered by the Court, during jury deliberations in the event of a verdict or a question by the jury. The Bailiff or Clerk should be kept informed of where counsel will be at all times when the jury is deliberating, unless excused by the Court.

   B. Absence of Counsel on Receipt of Verdict: In civil cases, the Court will not deem it necessary that any party or any counsel be present or represented when the jury returns to the courtroom with its verdict.

Adopted effective September 29, 1995; amended September 21, 2005.

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