Back to Main Page / Back to List of Rules
Rule 456. Copy of Opinions and Judgment to Attorneys, Etc. (1976)
It shall be the duty of the clerk of each of the Courts of Civil Appeals and the clerk of the Supreme Court, within three days after rendition of a decision by such court, to mail or deliver to the clerk of the trial court, to the trial judge who tried the case, and to one of the attorneys for the plaintiffs and one of the attorneys for the defendants a copy of the opinion rendered by such appellate court. The copy received by the clerk of the trial court shall be by him filed among the papers of the cause in such court. It shall also be the duty of the clerks of said appellate courts, within ten days after rendition of a decision, to mail or deliver to one of the attorneys for the plaintiffs and one of the attorneys for the defendants a copy of the judgment as entered in the minutes of the appellate court. When there is more than one attorney on each side, the attorneys may designate in advance the one to whom the copies of the opinion and judgment shall be mailed.
Amended by order of July 22, 1975, eff. Jan. 1, 1976: The amendment requires clerks of appellate courts to mail or deliver copies of judgments as well as opinions to attorneys.
|Prior Amendments||Future Amendments|
|Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941||Repealed by order of April 10, 1986, eff. Sept. 1, 1986|
|Sept. 20, 1941, eff. Dec. 31, 1941|
|June 16, 1943, eff. Dec. 31, 1943|
|Oct. 12, 1949, eff. March 1, 1950|
|March 19, 1957, eff. Sept. 1, 1957|