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AUDITORS AND MASTERS

Rule 9.1A            Notice of Hearings

 Auditors or masters shall give at least 10 days notice of a scheduled hearing by
personal service or by mail to all interested parties of record or to their counsel of record.

                  

Rule 9.2A            Filing of Report

All auditors’ or masters’ reports shall be filed with the clerk.


Rule 9.5A          Transcript of Testimony

In all hearings before auditors or masters, the testimony may be taken by the court stenographer at the expense of the county. Any party desiring a copy may order the same at their own expense; provided, however, that if the stenographer makes an additional charge for taking the testimony by reason of the hearing being held away from the county seat, the additional charge therefor shall be paid by the party or interested parties responsible for the hearing away from the county seat as may be determined by the auditor or master, or the auditor or master may include such additional charge as part of the costs, to be paid as directed with regard to the other costs; but in no event shall such additional charge be paid by the county.

Rule 9.6A            Notice of Filing Report

Auditors or masters shall on or before the day of filing their reports give notice of the filing of the same personally or by mail to all interested parties of record or to their counsel of record. Proof of notice shall be attached to the report.  All auditors’ or masters’ reports shall be filed with the clerk.

Rule 9.7A            Confirmation of Report

If no objections are filed within 10 days of the filing thereof, the court may enter a decree confirming the auditor’s report or adopting the master’s report, unless the court is of the opinion that error has been made. The court may correct minor errors or deficiencies or refuse to enter a decree.