"Motion for Case-Specific Management Pursuant to Superior Court Rule 20" - Massachusetts

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MOTION FOR CASE-SPECIFIC
Trial Court of Massachusetts
DOCKET NUMBER
MANAGEMENT PURSUANT TO
The Superior Court
SUPERIOR COURT RULE 20
CASE NAME:
Clerk of Courts
County
COURT NAME & ADDRESS
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS
•This form is only for parties proposing or stipulating to a deviation from the standard rules governing this case. IF YOU DO
NOT WANT TO MAKE ANY PROPOSAL, THEN YOU DO NOT NEED TO FILL OUT THIS FORM.
•YOU DO NOT NEED TO FILL IN ANY BLANKS UNLESS YOU WANT TO (except for case name, docket number and item (a)
below). If you leave an item blank, then the usual court rules, orders, directives and policies will apply.
•Unless ALL parties agree, this document must be served upon all parties pursuant to Superior Court Rule 9A.
•If all parties agree to SOME items, but not others, then please submit TWO separate motions - one for all agreed-upon matters,
and another for contested (or unagreed) matters.
IF YOU ARE REPRESENTING YOURSELF: Please be aware that some parts of this form involve giving up rights that may (or
may not) be important for your protection. You may wish to learn more about these rights by, for instance, consulting an
attorney or visiting the court's self- help website: www.mass.gov/courts/selfhelp.
a. (Required) This document is submitted by:
ALL PARTIES
THE FOLLOWING PARTY(IES) ONLY:
b. EARLY COURT CONFERENCE - SCHEDULING
Do you request a scheduling or case management conference with the Court at this time?
YES
NO
(proposed dates) at
(2 or 3 PM)
If YES:
IN-COURT CONFERENCE on
PHONE CONFERENCE on
(proposed dates) at
(2 or 3 PM)
c. JUDICIAL ASSESSMENT
Do you request a conference for the purpose of obtaining the session judge's non-binding assessment of this case?
YES
NO
(proposed dates) at
(2 or 3 PM)
If YES: ON
d. IMMEDIATE SCHEDULING OF A PROMPT AND FIRM, TRIAL DATE?
Do you want the Court to schedule a trial date at this time?
YES
NO
Do you propose a specific Trial Date or Range of Trial Dates?
NOT AT THIS TIME
PROPOSED TRIAL DATED(S):
If proposing a date, please predict the number of trial days (9 AM to 1PM):
The Court will make every effort to accommodate an agreed-upon proposed trial date.
AOSC 01/09/2019
Date/Time Printed: 01-09-2019 11:25:12
MOTION FOR CASE-SPECIFIC
Trial Court of Massachusetts
DOCKET NUMBER
MANAGEMENT PURSUANT TO
The Superior Court
SUPERIOR COURT RULE 20
CASE NAME:
Clerk of Courts
County
COURT NAME & ADDRESS
GENERAL INSTRUCTIONS
•This form is only for parties proposing or stipulating to a deviation from the standard rules governing this case. IF YOU DO
NOT WANT TO MAKE ANY PROPOSAL, THEN YOU DO NOT NEED TO FILL OUT THIS FORM.
•YOU DO NOT NEED TO FILL IN ANY BLANKS UNLESS YOU WANT TO (except for case name, docket number and item (a)
below). If you leave an item blank, then the usual court rules, orders, directives and policies will apply.
•Unless ALL parties agree, this document must be served upon all parties pursuant to Superior Court Rule 9A.
•If all parties agree to SOME items, but not others, then please submit TWO separate motions - one for all agreed-upon matters,
and another for contested (or unagreed) matters.
IF YOU ARE REPRESENTING YOURSELF: Please be aware that some parts of this form involve giving up rights that may (or
may not) be important for your protection. You may wish to learn more about these rights by, for instance, consulting an
attorney or visiting the court's self- help website: www.mass.gov/courts/selfhelp.
a. (Required) This document is submitted by:
ALL PARTIES
THE FOLLOWING PARTY(IES) ONLY:
b. EARLY COURT CONFERENCE - SCHEDULING
Do you request a scheduling or case management conference with the Court at this time?
YES
NO
(proposed dates) at
(2 or 3 PM)
If YES:
IN-COURT CONFERENCE on
PHONE CONFERENCE on
(proposed dates) at
(2 or 3 PM)
c. JUDICIAL ASSESSMENT
Do you request a conference for the purpose of obtaining the session judge's non-binding assessment of this case?
YES
NO
(proposed dates) at
(2 or 3 PM)
If YES: ON
d. IMMEDIATE SCHEDULING OF A PROMPT AND FIRM, TRIAL DATE?
Do you want the Court to schedule a trial date at this time?
YES
NO
Do you propose a specific Trial Date or Range of Trial Dates?
NOT AT THIS TIME
PROPOSED TRIAL DATED(S):
If proposing a date, please predict the number of trial days (9 AM to 1PM):
The Court will make every effort to accommodate an agreed-upon proposed trial date.
AOSC 01/09/2019
Date/Time Printed: 01-09-2019 11:25:12
MOTION FOR CASE-SPECIFIC
Trial Court of Massachusetts
DOCKET NUMBER
MANAGEMENT PURSUANT TO
The Superior Court
SUPERIOR COURT RULE 20
e. CHANGES TO STANDARD PRETRIAL DEADLINES?
Do you want changes in the deadlines for pretrial events (these cannot be longer than the standard tracking order for this case.
See Superior Court Standing Order 1-88) or waiver of certain motions?
YES
NO
If YES - We/I propose the following:
Shorter Deadlines (please specify)
Event Waived Entirely
Rule 12, 15, 19 Motions
Yes
No
Discovery
Yes
No
(if shorter deadlines, enter below)
Summary Judgment
Yes
No
Summary Judgment Served
N/A
N/A
Summary Judgment Filed
Final Pretrial Conference
N/A
If agreed, or approved by the court, this request will reassign this case to an Individual Track for purposes of Standing Order
1-88, instead of the track originally assigned to this case.
f. OTHER PROPOSALS FOR DISCOVERY, MOTIONS, TRIAL OR POST-TRIAL? (For examples, see Superior Court Rule
20(f) - (k))
1. Limits on discovery?
Yes
No
2. Limits on motions/in-court appearances?
Yes
No
3. Varying the format for jury or bench trial?
Yes
No
4. Limiting Post-Trial Motions or Appeals?
Yes
No
Yes
No
5. Other?
If you have any “YES” answers, please explain what you propose (court approval of the proposal(s) may be required):
EACH OF THE PARTIES WHO SIGNS (BELOW) MOVES THAT THE COURT APPROVE THE ABOVE REQUESTS AND
ENTER AN ORDER ACCORDINGLY.
Party/Attorney for:
Party/Attorney for:
Party/Attorney for:
Party/Attorney for:
COURT RULING
APPROVED IN FULL and SO ORDERED.
DENIED
APPROVED IN PART AND DENIED IN PART AS FOLLOWS:
So ORDERED:
DATE:
(Associate Justice)
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