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These rules are not intended to reiterate all applicable laws. The word "counsel" throughout these rules also applies to pro se parties.

These rules are effective on January 1, 2017.


Rule 43. Changing, Substituting Parties.

(a) Notice of Death of Party.

Either party in a pending appeal may provide notice to the Court of the death of a party to the appeal.

(b) Legal Representative May Volunteer.

The legal representative of a deceased party may voluntarily become a party to the appeal at any time.

(c) Temporary Administrator.

A temporary administrator is regarded as a competent party to substitute for the deceased.

(d) Substituted Party.

When a party is substituted, counsel for the substituting party shall notify the Clerk and opposing counsel.