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Setting date for trial
Uniform Justice Court Act (UJC) CHAPTER 898, ARTICLE 13
§ 1301. Setting date for trial.

(a) If the defendant appears before the clerk to answer in person, the
court at that time shall set a date for trial not less than ten nor more
than thirty days thereafter, and shall immediately give notice by mail
of such trial date to all other parties.

(b) In any other instance, any party may, after joinder of issue, move
the court to set a date for trial, which date shall not be less than ten
nor more than thirty days after the return of such motion.

(c) If the court and the parties agree to a trial date, the trial may
be set for such stipulated date notwithstanding the foregoing procedures
and limitations.