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RULES OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE -- DISTRICT DIVISION

CIVIL RULES

Rule 3.20. Procedure during trial.

   
    Procedure during all civil trials shall be governed in the following manner:

    A. Counsel shall seasonably furnish for the convenience of the presiding justice, as he may require, copies of the specification, contracts, letters or other papers offered in evidence.

    B. After a witness has been dismissed from the stand, he cannot be recalled without permission of Court.

    C. In all trials, the plaintiff shall put his whole case before resting, and shall not thereafter, except by permission of the Court for good cause shown, be permitted to put in any evidence except such as may be strictly rebutting; and the defendant shall, before resting, put in his whole defense, and shall not thereafter introduce any evidence except such as may be in reply to the rebutting evidence.

    D. Unless otherwise ordered by the Court, all requests for findings of fact and rulings of law must be submitted at the commencement of trial; memoranda of law must be submitted at the close of the evidence.

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