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Subject: Rule 67 - Rules of Civil Procedure - Rules Governing Civil Procedure in the Circuit Courts - Dismissal of Civil Actions Publication / Adopted Date:January 19, 1973
Topic:Dismissal Without Prejudice and With PrejudiceRevised / Effective Date:January 1, 1994

67.01. Dismissal Without Prejudice and With Prejudice

A dismissal without prejudice permits the party to bring another civil action for the same cause, unless the civil action is otherwise barred. A dismissal with prejudice bars the assertion of the same cause of action or claim against the same party.

(Amended Jan. 19, 1973, eff. Sept. 1, 1973; June 5, 1980, eff. Jan. 1, 1981; June 1, 1993, eff. Jan. 1, 1994.)