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Colorado Supreme Court Rules Committee

Vol. 47, No. 1 [Page 74]

The Colorado Lawyer

January, 2018


Rule Change 2017(11)

Uniform Local Rules For All State Water Court Divisions

Rule 11. Pre-Trial Procedure, Case Management, Disclosure, and Simplification of Issues.

The provisions of C.R.C.P. 16 and 26 through 37 shall apply except that they shall be modified as follows:


(b) (1) – (4) [NO CHANGE]

(5) (A) [NO CHANGE]

(B) The time periods for disclosure of expert testimony pursuant to C.R.C.P. 26(a)(2) shall be as follows:

(I) The applicant’s expert disclosure shall be made at least 280 days (40 weeks) before trial;

(II) The applicant’s supplemental expert disclosure, if any, shall be made after the first meeting of the experts held pursuant to subsection (b) (5)(D)(I) of this Rule, and served at least 217 days (31 weeks) before trial;

(III) An opposer’s expert disclosure shall be made at least 161 days (23 weeks) before trial;

(IV) If the evidence is intended to contradict or rebut evidence on the same subject matter identified by another party under subsection (b)(5)(B)(III) of this Rule, such expert disclosure shall be made no later than 119 days (17 weeks) before trial.

(C) - (F) [NO CHANGE]

(6) Settlement Discussions.

(A) No later than 35 days after the case is at issue, the parties shall explore possibilities of a prompt settlement or resolution of the case.

(B) No later than 84 days (12 weeks) before trial the parties shall jointly file a statement...

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