Rule 8.952. Definitions

The definitions in rule 1.6 apply to these rules unless the context or subject matter requires otherwise. In addition, the following definitions apply to these rules:

(1)  "Small claims court" means the trial court from which the appeal is taken.

(2)  "Appeal" means a new trial before a different judge on all claims, whether or not appealed.

(3)  "Appellant" means the party appealing; "respondent" means the adverse party. "Plaintiff" and "defendant" refer to the parties as they were designated in the small claims court.

Rule 8.952 renumbered effective January 1, 2009; adopted as rule 158 effective July 1, 1964; previously amended and renumbered as rule 156 effective July 1, 1991, and as rule 8.902 effective January 1, 2007; previously amended effective January 1, 2005.


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