Bill Summaries: H598 REVISE RULE 11/ALLOW CURE BEFORE SANCTIONS.

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  • Summary date: Apr 7 2015 - More information

    Amends GS 1A-1, Rule 11(a), of the NC Rules of Civil Procedure, making technical changes to make language gender-neutral. Also makes organizational changes. Further provides that if a pleading, motion, or other paper is signed in violation of the rule and notice and reasonable opportunity has been given to cure the violation by the person who signed, yet the violation persists, then reasonable expenses and attorneys' fees can be assessed against the individual who signed the documents (previously, did not provide for an opportunity to cure the violation).

    Effective October 1, 2015, applying to pleadings, motions, and other papers filed on or after that date.


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