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Orders - September 2023 Archive

In the Matter of Adopting Amendments to Chapter 6 of the Iowa Court Rules, Iowa Rules of Appellate Procedure (September 29, 2023)

Chief Justice Christensen has signed an order adopting amendments to chapter 6 of the Iowa Court Rules, the Iowa Rules of Appellate Procedure. The amendments are based off of the recommendations of the Iowa Rules of Appellate Procedure Review Task Force and are comprehensive. A full, clean version of the appellate rules with all of the implemented amendments and a redlined version showing all of the revisions are provided with this order. Also provided with this order is a summary outlining all of the changes to the appellate rules. The amendments go into effect April 1, 2024. Amendments to rules 6.101 through 6.105, 6.601 through 6.603, and 6.907 are subject to a sixty-day review by the Iowa Legislative Council consistent with the provisions of Iowa Code section 602.4202.

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In the Matter of Appointments to the Iowa Access to Justice Commission (September 20, 2023)

Chief Justice Christensen has signed an order approving appointments to the Iowa Access to Justice Commission.

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In the Matter of Adopting Chapter 15 of the Iowa Court Rules, Iowa Rules of Remote Procedure (September 7, 2023)

Chief Justice Susan Larson Christensen has signed an order adopting Chapter 15 of the Iowa Court Rules, Iowa Rules of Remote Procedure. The new chapter 15 rules govern the use of remote proceedings in district court. The new rules take effect January 1, 2024.

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