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Rules; Rules of Civil Procedure; Rules of Domestic Relations Procedure


Term Definition Rules; Rules of Civil Procedure; Rules of Domestic Relations Procedure - the statutory rules that govern court procedure.
Application in Divorce Procedural rules are very limiting and they describe every conceivable requirement. In civil actions such as divorce, these rules establish notice requirements, service of process, time requirements for answers and counterclaims and discovery. The purpose of rules is to ensure due process of law both in all actions.

The rules of civil practice and procedure must be followed even in uncontested divorces. Procedure and practice are not annoying "details," as some may think; they are important as the substance of the law itself.

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