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Rules of the Court

Trial Briefs

(A) Trial Briefs. When a trial brief is required by order of the Court, counsel for each party shall file the brief with the Court and serve all other counsel at least one (1) weekday before the commencement of trial unless otherwise ordered by the Court. The briefs shall relate to the issues referred to in the order and contain authorities supporting the propositions that counsel intends to assert during trial.

(B) Civil Trial Briefs. In all civil jury cases, attorneys for all parties to the action shall, at least five (5) days before the date of trial, furnish to the Court a brief of the issues and the law they expect the Judge to present to and instruct the jury. All trial briefs and proposed jury instructions are required to be exchanged with opposing counsel at the time of filing.