Proposed Amendment to the Uniform Rules of Superior Court

At its business meeting on July 30, 2014, the Council of Superior Court Judges approved proposed amendments to Uniform Superior Court Rules 5, 21, 24, 31, 36, 39, and 46, and to the protective order forms.

To download a copy of the amendments to the Rules –  click here.

To download a copy of the amendment to the protective order forms-click here.

Should you have any comments on the proposed changes, please submit them in writing to the Council of Superior Court Judges at 18 Capitol Square, Suite 104, Atlanta, Georgia 30334 or fax them to (404) 651-8626.  To be considered, comments must be received by Monday, January 5, 2015.

UPDATE-On September 4, 2014, the Supreme Court approved amendments to the protective orders as well as Uniform Rules 24.2 and 24.10, subject to further consideration and amendment in response to any comments received after the “first reading” notice, to bring the rules and forms into compliance with O.C.G.A. § 9-11-7.1. The effective date of the amendments is September 18, 2014.

To download a copy of the Supreme Court’s Order click here: