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2011 Permanent Record - Court Rule Changes

Description of Rule Changes
Rules adopted, amended, repealed, and corrected
through December 14, 2011.

A complete list of the court's adopted and proposed rule changes is available 
here on the court's website

RULE CHANGE 2011(01)
CHAPTER 32  THE COLORADO APPELLATE RULES
Rule 4.2 Interlocutory Appeals in Civil Cases

Adopted by the Court, En Banc January 13, 2011, effective immediately.

 

RULE CHANGE 2011(02) 
COLORADO RULES OF EVIDENCE 
Rule 804.  Hearsay Exceptions:  Declarant Unavailable

Adopted by the Court, En Banc January 13, 2011, effective immediately.

 

RULE CHANGE 2011(03) 
COLORADO RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
CRIMINAL RULE 4.2
CRIMINAL RULE 41 

Amended by the Court, En Banc, February 10, 2011, effective immediately.

 

RULE CHANGE 2011(04) 
COLORADO RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
Rules 1.15, 1.16A, 3.6 and 3.8 

Amended by the Court, En Banc, February 10, 2011, effective immediately.


 

RULE CHANGE 2011(05) 
COLORADO RULES OF PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
RULE 1.5 FEES
RULE 1.5.(b) and Comment [3A] 

Amended by the Court, En Banc, March 10, 2011, effective July 1, 2011.

 

RULE CHANGE 2011(06) 
COLORADO COURT RULES CHAPTER 34
RULES FOR REAPPORTIONMENT COMMISSION PROCEEDINGS 

Adopted by the Court, En Banc, June 2, 2011, effective immediately.

 

RULE CHANGE 2011(07) 
COLORADO RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE
CRIMINAL RULE 41 
Rule 41.  Search, Seizure, and Confession 

Amended by the Court, En Banc, June 16, 2011, effective immediately.

 

RULE CHANGE 2011(08)

COLORADO RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE
Chapter 17B – Appointed Judges – Rule 122.  Case Specific Appointment of Appointed Judges Pursuant to C.R.S. § 13-3-111.
Rules of Procedure for Small Claims Courts - Rule 516.  Costs
Colorado Rules for Traffic Infractions – Rule 6.  Payment Before Appearance
Appendix to Chapters 1 TO 17A FORMS 

Amended by the Court, En Banc, June 16, 2011, effective immediately.

 

 

RULE CHANGE 2011(09)
CHAPTER 36
UNIFORM LOCAL RULES FOR ALL STATE WATER COURT DIVISIONS
Rule 11. Pre-Trial Procedure, Case Management, Disclosure, and Simplification of Issues 

Amended by the Court, En Banc, June 23, 2011, effective July 1, 2011,
nunc pro tunc on and after July 1, 2009.

 

RULE CHANGE 2011(10)
COLORADO RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE
Rule 201.3(3) Classification of Applicants
Rule 224.  Provision of Legal Services Following Determination of a Major Disaster (new)
Rule 226.5. Legal Aid Dispensaries and Law Student Externs (new)
Rule 251.5. Grounds for Discipline
Rule 254.  Colorado Lawyer Assistance Program (new) 

Amended and Adopted by the Court, En Banc June 16, 2011, effective immediately.

 

RULE CHANGE 2011(10) – Corrective Order
COLORADO RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE
Rule 226.  Legal Aid Dispensaries; Law Students Practice [repealed] 

Amended and Adopted by the Court, En Banc, nunc pro tunc, June 16, 2011, effective immediately.

 

RULE CHANGE 2011(11)
APPENDIX A TO CHAPTER 27 – COLORADO PROBATE CODE FORMS
JDF 800  Acknowledgment of Responsibilities
JDF 810  Visitor’s Report 

Amended and Adopted by the Court, En Banc, September 15, 2011, effective immediately.

 

 

RULE CHANGE 2011(12)
APPENDIX TO CHAPTER 32 – SPECIAL FORMS INDEX
Form 6 Certificate of Compliance 

Amended and Adopted by the Court, En Banc, September 22, 2011, effective immediately.


 

RULE CHANGE 2011(13)
COLORADO RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE
Rule 121.  Local Rules – Statewide Practice Standards
Section 1-1 Entry of Appearance and Withdrawal

Adopted by the Court, En Banc, October 20, 2011, effective immediately.

 

 

RULE CHANGE 2011(14)
COLORADO RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE
CHAPTER 18 – RULES GOVERNING ADMISSION TO THE BAR
Rule 201:   201.3, 201.4, 201.5, 201.12, 201.14 

Amended by the Court, En Banc, November 1, 2011, effective immediately.

 

 

RULE CHANGE 2011(15)
COLORADO RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE
CHAPTER 20 – COLORADO RULES OF PROCEDURE REGARDING ATTORNEY DISCIPLINE AND DISABILITY PROCEEDINGS, COLORADO ATTORNEYS’ FUND FOR CLIENT PROTECTION, AND MANDATORY CONTINUING LEGAL EDUCATION AND JUDICIAL EDUCATION
Rule 251.17 – Hearing Board 

Amended by the Court, En Banc, November 3, 2011, effective immediately.

 

 

RULE CHANGE 2011(16)
CHAPTER 36
UNIFORM LOCAL RULES FOR ALL STATE WATER COURT DIVISIONS
Rules 2, 3, 6, 11
APPENDIX 1 TO CHAPTER 36 

Amended and adopted by the Court, En Banc, November 3, 2011, effective January 1, 2012.


 

RULE CHANGE 2011(17)
CHAPTER 37 RULES GOVERNING THE COMMISSIONS ON JUDICIAL PERFORMANCE
The State Commission on Judicial Performance with the approval of the Supreme Court
Repeals and Readopts the following rules pursuant to section 13-5.5-103(1)(o)(I), C.R.S.,

Amended and adopted by the Court, En Banc, December 8, 2011, effective January 1, 2012.

 

 

RULE CHANGE 2011(18)
TIME CALCULATION CHANGES TO COLORADO RULES COLORADO RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE
MISCELLANEOUS CIVIL RULES 
COLORADO APPELLATE RULES
COLORADO RULES OF PROBATE PROCEDURE  

Amended and adopted by the Court, En Banc, December 14, 2011, effective January 1, 2012.

 

RULE CHANGE 2011(19)
TIME CALCULATION CHANGES IN THE COLORADO RULES OF PROCEDURE
VARIOUS CHANGES IN COLORADO RULES OF PROCEDURE
COLORADO RULES OF CRIMINAL PROCEDURE

Amended and adopted by the Court, En Banc, December 14, 2011, effective July 1, 2012.