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Rule 156. Death After Verdict or Close of Evidence (1978)


When a party in a jury case dies between verdict and judgment, or a party in a non-jury case dies after the evidence is closed and before judgment is pronounced, judgment shall be rendered and entered as if all parties were living.

Amended by order of July 11, 1977, eff. Jan. 1, 1978: The rule is made applicable to non-jury as well as Jury cases.

Prior Amendments Future Amendments
Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941