Five day rule
What is the 5 day rule in a divorce case?
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Re: Five day rule
Once a Judge decides a Motion, one of the attorneys is designated to draft the written Order, which sets forth the Judge's decision. The Order is then sent to the Judge under the "Five Day Rule", meaning that if the other lawyer has an objection to the form of the Order [that is, if the lawyer believes that the written Order does not conform to the decision that the Judge put on the record in open Court], then he/she would object to same, by sending a letter to the Judge with proposed alternate language. Eventually, the objections are resolved and an Order is signed. This Rule applies to all decided Motions, not just Motions in the Family Part.
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