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2014 California Rules of Court

Rule 3.827. Entry of award as judgment

(a) Entry of award as judgment by clerk

The clerk must enter the award as a judgment immediately upon the expiration of 60 days after the award is filed if no party has, during that period, served and filed either:

(1)A request for trial as provided in these rules; or

(2)A Request for Dismissal (form CIV-110) of the entire case or as to all parties to the arbitration. The Request for Dismissal must be fully completed. If the request is for dismissal of the entire case, it must include the signatures of all parties. If the request is for dismissal as to all parties to the arbitration, it must include the signatures of all those parties.

(Subd (a) amended effective January 1, 2013; previously amended effective January 1, 2012.)

(b) Notice of entry of judgment

Promptly upon entry of the award as a judgment, the clerk must mail notice of entry of judgment to all parties who have appeared in the case and must execute a certificate of mailing and place it in the court's file in the case.

(c) Effect of judgment

The judgment so entered has the same force and effect in all respects as, and is subject to all provisions of law relating to, a judgment in a civil case or proceeding, except that it is not subject to appeal and it may not be attacked or set aside except as provided in rule 3.828. The judgment so entered may be enforced as if it had been rendered by the court in which it is entered.

Rule 3.827 amended effective January 1, 2013; adopted effective January 1, 2007; previously amended effective January 1, 2012.

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