OF PENDING CIVIL ACTIONS DUE August 24, 2015 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to U. S. C. R. 20, all counsel and pro se parties having cases appearing on the calendar are required to announce in writing whether the applicable cases listed on said calendar are ready for trial, and if not, to state the reason(s) therefor. Those attorneys or parties receiving this notice have one or more cases pending in Decatur Superior Court. To determine in which cases announcements need to be made, you may view said calendar at this website: http://www.southgeorgiajudicialcircuit.com/index.html. (Click on Calendars tab.) In all announcements, counsel and/or pro se parties must specify the county in which the case is pending, the name of the parties, and the civil action case(s) file number. Announcements in cases that are designated as Judge Cato’s should be directed to him. All other announcements should be directed to Judge Chason except those cases which have been assigned to another judge in which case the announcement should be made to the assigned judge. The judges’ addresses and fax numbers are as follows:
Chief Judge A. Wallace Cato Judge J. Kevin Chason
P.O. Box 65 P.O. Box 729
Bainbridge, GA 39818 Cairo, GA 39828-0729
Fax#: 229-246-5265 Fax#: 229-378-1032
Written announcement must be received in the appropriate judge’s office by 10:00 a.m.,
August 24, 2015. The written announcement may be delivered by mail, facsimile, e-mail, or hand delivery. Oral announcements and announcements by telephone will not be accepted. Failure to make a written announcementto the said judge as and when herein above provided, may, in the court’s discretion, subject the offending counsel or pro se party to the sanctions provided for in subsection (a) of U.S.C.R. 20.
Whether a case shall be placed on the pretrial calendar or trial calendar shall be solely within the discretion of the court, regardless of what announcement is made (U.S.C.R. 8.1). No action will be continued merely by agreement of counsel (U.S.C.R. 8.5). If a case is not listed on this calendar, counsel or pro se party may contact Becky Harrell, at Judge Chason’s office to request the addition of the case to the trial calendar.
SO ORDERED, this ____ day of August, 2015.
J. KEVIN CHASON
JUDGE OF SUPERIOR COURTS
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