The following selected court rules are the basic procedural rules for the Yap State Court.
Any discrepancies or differences in
the text of these rules should be resolved in favor of the
rules as officially distributed by the Yap State
Court rules are often subject to change or
amendment by general court order. Therefore, users of these court rules are advised to check
with the Yap State Court for any changes or amendments to these rules prior to utilizing them.
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copy rules as distributed by the Yap State Court.
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on these or other court rules for the State of Yap, please contact the Yap State Court.
Rules of Civil
Procedure (updated 2013)Rules of Criminal
Procedure (updated 2013)Rules of
Evidence (updated 2013)Rules of
Appellate Procedure (updated 2013)Rules of State Bar (updated 2013)
The Yap State Court has recently completed a
compilation of its court rules which is a comprehensive collection
of Yap State Court Rules, the first since 1982. These Rules
govern the proceedings in Yap State Court. Click here for
Rules of Court 2014 in acrobat pdf format.
Rules of Procedure for Appealing Small Claims Decisions
YAP STATE COURT
GENERAL COURT ORDERS
The following are
selected general court orders of the Yap State Court. Those
designated with "pdf" are in Acrobat "pdf" format. Those
without any designation are in "html" format.