Rule 5-3. Journal Entries, Stipulations & Agreements

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Rule 5-3. Journal Entries, Stipulations & Agreements

   A. Journal Entries. It shall be the duty of the party assigned by the court promptly to prepare a formal journal entry, order, judgment, or decree. Counsel assigned to prepare the proposed formal journal entry, order, judgment, or decree shall submit the original to the judge and shall mail a copy to all opposing parties or their attorneys within 7 days after announcement of the decision or ruling.

   B. Stipulations & Agreements. All stipulations not made in open court or in chambers and recorded by the reporter and all agreements of counsel or parties to a suit must be reduced to writing and signed by the parties making the same and filed with the clerk, or they will not be recognized or considered by the court.