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RULES OF JUVENILE PROTECTION PROCEDURE

RULE 22.RELIEF FROM ORDER

Rule 22.01.Clerical Mistakes

Clerical mistakes in judgments, orders, or other parts of the record and errors arising from oversight or omission may be corrected by the court at any time upon its own initiative or upon motion of any party and after such notice, if any, as the court orders. During the pendency of an appeal, such mistakes may be so corrected with leave of the appellate court.

Rule 22.02.Mistakes; Inadvertence; Excusable Neglect; Newly Discovered Evidence; Fraud

Upon motion and upon such terms as are just, the court may relieve a party or the party's legal representatives from a final order or proceeding, including a default order, and may order a new trial or grant such other relief as may be just for any of the following reasons:

(a) mistake, inadvertence, surprise, or excusable neglect;

(b) newly discovered evidence which by due diligence could not have been discovered in time to move for a new trial;

(c) fraud (whether denominated intrinsic or extrinsic), misrepresentation, or other misconduct of an adverse party;

(d) the judgment is void; or

(e) any other reason justifying relief from the operation of the order.

The motion shall be made within a reasonable time, but in no event shall it be more than 90 days following the service of notice by the court administrator of the filing of the court's order.

2019 Advisory Committee Comment

Rule 22 is amended in 2019 as part of a revision of the Rules of Juvenile Protection Procedure. The rule was formerly codified as Rule 46. The amendments are not intended to substantively change the rule's meaning. Former Rule 46.03 has been moved to Rule 28.09, which addresses invalidations of actions for violations of the Indian Child Welfare Act and the Minnesota Indian Family Preservation Act.