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Rule 471. Service on Respondent; Answer (1943)


When an, application for a writ of error from a Court of Civil Appeals to the Supreme Court is filed in the Court of Civil Appeals, the petitioner shall, at the same time, cause to be delivered to an attorney of record of respondent or else to be deposited with the Clerk of said Court of Civil Appeals a true copy of the application, notifying the attorney of record of the respondent of the deposit of said copy. In the latter case, on request of the respondent or his attorney the Clerk shall deliver the copy of the application to the respondent or his attorney. Said respondent shall have ten days after the filing of the application for writ of error in the Supreme Court, unless additional time is allowed therefor by the Supreme Court, in which to file an answer to the application. When an answer is filed or the time for filing same has expired, the application shall be deemed submitted to the court and ready for disposition. The court may dispense with notice and may grant the writ immediately upon the filing, of the application where, in its opinion, the circumstances require it.

Amended by order of June 16, 1943, eff. Dec. 31, 1943.

Prior Amendments Future Amendments
Oct. 29, 1940, eff. Sept. 1, 1941 March 19, 1957, eff. Sept. 1, 1957
  Repealed by order of Dec. 5, 1983, eff. April 1, 1984. See Rule 469(h)