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2016 California Rules of Court

Rule 3.1545. Expedited jury trials

(a) Application

The rules in this chapter apply to civil actions in which the parties agree to an expedited jury trial under chapter 4.5 (commencing with section 630.01) of title 8 of part 2 of the Code of Civil Procedure.

(b) Definitions

As used in this chapter, unless the context or subject matter otherwise requires:

(1)"Consent order" means the consent order granting an expedited jury trial described in Code of Civil Procedure section 630.03.

(2)"Expedited jury trial," "high/low agreement," and "posttrial motions" have the same meanings as stated in Code of Civil Procedure section 630.01.

(c) Other programs

This chapter does not limit the adoption or use of other expedited trial or alternative dispute resolution programs or procedures.

Rule 3.1545 adopted effective January 1, 2011.

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