PROPOSED DRAFT

CONNECTICUT LAW REVISION COMMISSION

Time Limit for Judicial Decisions

in Probate Matters

December 21, 1998

An Act Concerning a Time Limit for Judicial Decisions in Probate Matters

Section 51-183b of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof:

(a) Any judge of the Superior Court and any judge trial referee who has the power to render judgment, who has commenced the trial of any civil cause, shall have power to continue such trial and shall render judgment not later than one hundred and twenty days from the completion date of the trial of such civil cause. The parties may waive the provisions of this section.

(b) ANY JUDGE OF A PROBATE COURT WHO HAS COMMENCED A HEARING IN ANY CONTESTED CASE SHALL HAVE POWER TO CONTINUE THE HEARING AND SHALL RENDER A DECISION NOT LATER THAN ONE HUNDRED AND TWENTY DAYS FROM THE COMPLETION DATE OF THE HEARING. THE PARTIES MAY WAIVE THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.

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