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Subject: Rule 78 - Rules of Civil Procedure - Rules Governing Civil Procedure in the Circuit Courts - New Trials - After-Trial Motions - Preservation of Error Publication / Adopted Date:April 10, 1984
Topic:Granting a New TrialRevised / Effective Date:January 1, 1975

78.01. Granting a New Trial

The court may grant a new trial of any issue upon good cause shown. A new trial may be granted to all or any of the parties and on all or part of the issues after trial by jury, court or master. On a motion for a new trial in an action tried without a jury, the court may open the judgment if one has been entered, take additional testimony, amend findings of fact or make new findings, and direct the entry of a new judgment.

(Adopted April 10, 1974, eff. Jan. 1, 1975.)
Committee - 1974