Clickable Image

     Rule 11. Substitution of parties.
      A. SUBSTITUTION. If an original party to an action dies, becomes incompetent, transfers the party's interest, or is succeeded in office and the claim survives the absence of the original party, the justice or city court may order substitution of the proper party. The substitution is governed by Rule 10A.
      B. FAILURE TO MAKE SUBSTITUTION. If substitution is not made within twenty (20) days after being ordered, the action must be dismissed without prejudice.

     History: En. Sup. Ct. Ord. February 9, 1990, eff. June 1, 1990; amd. Sup. Ct. Ord. June 24, 1997, eff. Oct. 1, 1997.

Previous Section MCA Contents Part Contents Search Help Next Section