The following items are exempt from the marking requirements,
and will be heard on the day they appear on the short calendar:
Motions/Applications for exemption; motions for modification of
executions and examination of judgment debtors and all motions
for judgment on report of an attorney trial referee or
factfinder, and any objections
Self-represented parties will continue to mark matters by
telephone. Telephone markings are not available to
attorneys or law firms unless an exclusion from E-Services
requirements has been obtained.
Attorneys and law firms may apply for an exclusion from
E-Services requirements by submitting the Exclusion from
E-Services Requirements form (JD-CL-92) in accordance with the
instructions on the form.
The form is available online or at any judicial district clerk’s
office or Court Service Center.
Civil Short Calendar in each judicial district will start at
9:30 a.m. on Monday of each week, unless it is rescheduled.
ordinary marking period is from 9:00 a.m. Tuesday to 4:00 p.m.
Thursday of the week before the Short Calendar. If a state
holiday falls on the Thursday before the calendar, matters may
be marked from 9:00 a.m. Tuesday to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday. If a
state holiday falls on the Friday before the calendar, matters
may be marked from 9:00 a.m. Tuesday to 11:00 a.m. Thursday. If a calendar is
canceled due to unexpected events, parties may reclaim their
motions to the next available calendar. If however, the
immediate action by the court, the party may
apply for permission to schedule an earlier hearing date with
the court. Note: all citations must be re-issued
unless the court orders otherwise.
Markings must be submitted electronically through
Attorneys and law firms who have obtained an exclusion from
E-Services requirements, and self- represented parties, must
submit markings by calling the telephone marking line.
following information is required when making a telephone
The position of the case on the calendar
- The name and docket number of the case
- The entry number and title of the motion
- The full name of the person making the marking
and the law firm name, if applicable
- Confirmation that counsel and self-represented
parties of record have been notified of the marking
Please do not call the clerk’s office to confirm delivery. The
Short Calendar Markings Confirmation and Receipt produced
upon completion of the electronic Short Calendar Markings Entry
transaction is the confirmation that the marking has been
Chief Court Administrator’s
Regarding Arguable Civil Short Calendar Matters
The Honorable Linda K. Lager