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2021 California Rules of Court

Rule 7.952. Attendance at hearing on the petition for approval of compromise of claim

(a) Attendance of the petitioner and claimant

The person petitioning for approval of the compromise of the claim on behalf of the minor or person with a disability and the minor or person with a disability must attend the hearing on the petition unless the court for good cause dispenses with their personal appearance.

(Subd (a) amended effective January 1, 2021; previously amended effective January 1, 2007.)

(b) Attendance of the physician and other witnesses

The court may require the presence and testimony of witnesses, including the attending or examining physician, at the hearing.

(Subd (b) amended effective January 1, 2021.)

Rule 7.952 amended effective January 1, 2021; adopted effective January 1, 2002; previously amended effective January 1, 2007.

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