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Rules for Comment

January 25, 2021
Motion to Amend M.R.C.P. 81
The Supreme Court’s Rules Committee on Civil Practice and Procedure seek comments on the Motion to Amend M.R.C.P. 81, filed by the Court’s Advisory Committee on Rules. Comments must be filed with the Clerk of Appellate Courts as Post Office Box 249, Jackson, Mississippi 39205. The filing deadline is February 25, 2021.

January 25, 2021
Motion to Amend M.R.C.P. Forms
The Supreme Court’s Rules Committee on Civil Practice and Procedure seek comments on the Motion to Amend M.R.C.P. Forms, filed by the Court’s Advisory Committee on Rules. Comments must be filed with the Clerk of Appellate Courts as Post Office Box 249, Jackson, Mississippi 39205. The filing deadline is February 25, 2021.

November 20, 2020
Comments Sought on Motion to Amend M.R.C.P. 3
The Supreme Court’s Rules Committee on Civil Practice and Procedure seeks comments on the Motion to Amend MRCP 3, filed by the Court’s Advisory Committee on Rules. Comments must be filed with the Clerk of Appellate Courts as Post Office Box 249, Jackson, Mississippi 39205. The filing deadline is December 21, 2020.

November 20, 2020
Comments Sought on Motion to Amend M.R.C.P. 5
The Supreme Court’s Rules Committee on Civil Practice and Procedure seeks comments on the Motion to Amend MRCP 5, filed by the Court’s Advisory Committee on Rules. Comments must be filed with the Clerk of Appellate Courts as Post Office Box 249, Jackson, Mississippi 39205. The filing deadline is December 21, 2020.

September 28, 2020
Comments Sought on Motion to Amend M.R.C.P. 13
The Supreme Court’s Rules Committee on Civil Practice and Procedure seeks comments on the Motion to Amend M.R.C.P. 13, filed by the Court’s Advisory Committee on Rules.

Comments must be filed with the Clerk of Appellate Courts at Post Office Box 249, Jackson, Mississippi 39205. The filing deadline is October 28, 2020.

Comments Received:

Andy Lowry

September 28, 2020
Comments Sought on Motion to Amend M.R.C.P. 14
The Supreme Court’s Rules Committee on Civil Practice and Procedure seeks comments on the Motion to Amend M.R.C.P. 14, filed by the Court’s Advisory Committee on Rules.

Comments must be filed with the Clerk of Appellate Courts at Post Office Box 249, Jackson, Mississippi 39205. The filing deadline is October 28, 2020.

August 24, 2020
Motion to Amend M.R.C.P. 7
The Supreme Court’s Rules Committee on Civil Practice and Procedure seeks comments on the Motion to Amend M.R.C.P. 7, filed by the Court’s Advisory Committee on Rules.

Comments must be filed with the Clerk of Appellate Courts at Post Office Box 249, Jackson, Mississippi 39205. The filing deadline is September 24, 2020.

Comments Received:

The Winn Brown Law Firm, PLLC

August 24, 2020
Motion to Amend M.R.C.P. 12
The Supreme Court’s Rules Committee on Civil Practice and Procedure seeks comments on the Motion to Amend M.R.C.P. 12, filed by the Court’s Advisory Committee on Rules.

Comments must be filed with the Clerk of Appellate Courts at Post Office Box 249, Jackson, Mississippi 39205. The filing deadline is September 24, 2020.

Comments Received:

The Winn Brown Law Firm, PLLC

July 27, 2020
Petition to Amend Rules of Discipline.
The Supreme Court’s Rules Committee on the Legal Profession seeks comments on proposed amendments to the Rules of Discipline, Rules 1 and 16. Those revisions are shown Click Here.

Comments must be filed with the Clerk of Appellate Courts at Post Office Box 249, Jackson, Mississippi 39205. The filing deadline is August 26, 2020.

July 27, 2020
Petition to Amend Rules of Discipline.
The Supreme Court’s Rules Committee on the Legal Profession seeks comments on proposed amendments to the Rules of Discipline, Rules 10 -12. Those revisions are shown Click Here.

Comments must be filed with the Clerk of Appellate Courts at Post Office Box 249, Jackson, Mississippi 39205. The filing deadline is August 26, 2020.

July 27, 2020
Petition to Amend Certain Rules of the Mississippi Rules of Appellate Procedure and the Mississippi Rules of Professional Conduct in Order to Define the Practice of Law in Mississippi and Exceptions thereto and to Prohibit the Unauthorized Practice of Law in Mississippi, No. 89-R-99018.
The Supreme Court’s Rules Committee on the Legal Profession seeks comments on proposed amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct. Those revisions are shown Click Here.

Comments must be filed with the Clerk of Appellate Courts at Post Office Box 249, Jackson, Mississippi 39205. The filing deadline is August 26, 2020.

June 1, 2020
Comments Sought on Motion to Amend M.R.C.P. 10
The Supreme Court’s Rules Committee on Civil Practice and Procedure seeks comments on the Motion to Amend M.R.C.P. 10, filed by the Court’s Advisory Committee on Rules.

Comments must be filed with the Clerk of Appellate Courts at Post Office Box 249, Jackson, Mississippi 39205. The filing deadline is July 1, 2020.

Comments Received:

Lance L. Stevens

The Winn Brown Law Firm, PLLC

June 1, 2020
Comments Sought on Motion to Amend M.R.C.P. 11
The Supreme Court’s Rules Committee on Civil Practice and Procedure seeks comments on the Motion to Amend M.R.C.P. 11, filed by the Court’s Advisory Committee on Rules.

Comments must be filed with the Clerk of Appellate Courts at Post Office Box 249, Jackson, Mississippi 39205. The filing deadline is July 1, 2020.

Comments Received:

Lance L. Stevens

The Winn Brown Law Firm, PLLC

May 27, 2020
Motion to Amend Rules of Professional Conduct
The Supreme Court's Rules Committee on the Legal Profession seeks comments on proposed amendments to the Rules of Professional Conduct. Those revisions are shown here.

Comments must be filed with the Clerk of Appellate Courts at Post Office Box 249, Jackson, Mississippi 39205. The filing deadline is Tuesday, June 23.

May 15, 2020
Motion to Amend M.R.C.P. 6
The Supreme Court’s Rules Committee on Civil Practice and Procedure seeks comments on the Motion to Amend M.R.C.P. 6, filed by the Court’s Advisory Committee on Rules.

Comments must be filed with the Clerk of Appellate Courts at Post Office Box 249, Jackson, Mississippi 39205. The filing deadline is June 15, 2020.

May 15, 2020
Motion to Amend M.R.C.P. 6 and 56

The Supreme Court’s Rules Committee on Civil Practice and Procedure seeks comments on the Motion to Amend M.R.C.P. 6 and 56, filed by the Court’s Advisory Committee on Rules.

Comments must be filed with the Clerk of Appellate Courts at Post Office Box 249, Jackson, Mississippi 39205. The filing deadline is June 15, 2020.

Comments Received:

Christopher C. Van Cleave

The Winn Brown Law Firm, PLLC

A. Kelly Sessoms, III

Lance L. Stevens

L. Clark Hicks, Jr.

March 27, 2020
Comments Sought on Revised Proposed Amendments to the Rules of Procedure for Justice Court
From February 14, 2020, to March 5, 2020, the Court’s Rules Committee on Civil Practice and Procedure sought comments on proposed amendments to the Uniform Rules of Procedure for Justice Court. Based on the comments received, revisions were made to Rules 12, 14, and 23. Those revisions are shown here.

Comments must be filed with the Clerk of Appellate Courts at Post Office Box 249, Jackson, Mississippi 39205. The filing deadline is April 13, 2020.

February 21, 2020
Comments Sought on Proposed Amendments to M.R.C.P. 5.1
The Supreme Court’s Rules Committee on Civil Practice and Procedure seeks comments on the Motion to Amend M.R.C.P. 5.1, filed by the Court’s Advisory Committee on Rules.

Comments must be filed with the Clerk of Appellate Courts at Post Office Box 249, Jackson, Mississippi 39205. The filing deadline is March 23, 2020.

Comments Received:

Jay Foster

February 14, 2020
Comments Sought on Proposed Amendments to the Rules of Procedure for Justice Court
The Mississippi Justice Court Judges Association petitioned the Supreme Court to amend the Uniform Rules of Procedure for Justice Court. Comments were sought, and the Court’s Rules Committee on Civil Practice and Procedure now seeks comments on the proposed amendments found here.

Comments must be filed with the Clerk of Appellate Courts at Post Office Box 249, Jackson, Mississippi 39205. The filing deadline is March 5, 2020.

Comments Received:

Justice Court Judge Matthew Lachaussee

Mississippi Constables Association

Robert W. Camp and Kathryn W. Johnson

January 15, 2020
Comments Sought on Proposed Amendments to M.R.C.P. 62
The Supreme Court’s Rules Committee on Civil Practice and Procedure seeks comments on the Motion to Amend M.R.C.P. 62, filed by the Court’s Advisory Committee on Rules.

Comments must be filed with the Clerk of Appellate Courts at Post Office Box 249, Jackson, Mississippi 39205. The filing deadline is February 14, 2020.