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Rule 216. Fee (1950)


No jury trial shall be had in any civil suit, unless application be made therefor and unless a fee of five dollars if in the district court, and three dollars if in the county court, be deposited by the applicant with the clerk to the use of the county on or before appearance day or, if thereafter, a reasonable time before the date set for trial of the cause on the non­jury docket, but not less than ten days in advance. The clerk shall promptly enter a notation of the payment of such fee upon the court's docket sheet.

Amended by order of Oct. 12, 1949, eff. March 1, 1950: The words "in open court" have been deleted from the clause formerly reading "unless application be made therefor in open court."

Prior Amendments Future Amendments
Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941 July 15, 1987, eff. Jan. 1, 1988
March 31, 1941, eff. Sept. 1, 1941 April 24, 1990, eff. Sept. 1, 1990
Sept. 20, 1941, eff. Dec. 31, 1941