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Rule 243. Unliquidated Demands (Mar1941)


If the cause of action is unliquidated or be not proved by an instrument in writing, the court shall hear evidence as to damages and shall render judgment therefor, unless the defendant shall demand and be entitled to a trial by jury in which case the judgment by default shall be noted, a writ of inquiry awarded, and the cause entered on the jury docket.

Amended by order of March 31, 1941, eff. Sept. 1, 1941: The original rule has been amended by striking out the word "claim" and substituting in lieu thereof the words "cause of action."

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