IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE ELEVENTH CIRCUIT COURT DISTRICT
BOLIVAR, COAHOMA, QUITMAN AND TUNICA COUNTIES
RE: ORDERS TO BE APPROVED BY ATTORNEYS
All orders submitted to this Court in term time or to any of the undersigned Circuit Judges in vacation shall be approved by the appropriate attorneys of record pending further order of this Court.
I. Default Judgments shall be approved by the Plaintiff's attorney, which approval will be considered by the Court as a certification by said attorney that:
a. The Complaint states a cause of action both as to liability and amount;
b. Valid process has been issued by the Circuit Clerk and served according to law;
c. The Plaintiff has met all requirements of applicable law including the Mississippi Rules of Civil Procedure; and
d. The Plaintiff is entitled to a Default Judgment in the form and amount as submitted.
II. Dismissal of actions, with or without prejudice, shall be as provided in Rule 41, M.R.C.P. and all orders of dismissal shall be approved by all parties/attorneys who have appeared in the action.
III. All other orders and/or judgments shall be approved by a duly authorized attorney of record for each party in the action.
IV. The undersigned Judges may, in their discretion, waive the above requirements.
The Clerks of this Court are authorized and directed to return forthwith any order submitted which does not comply with the requirements set forth hereinabove. This order shall be spread on the minutes of this Court and a copy thereof made available to each attorney and/or party of record.
ORDERED this the 3rd day of July, 2001.
Signed by the Judges of the
Eleventh Circuit Court District
(Signed copy available with the Clerk of this Court.)