Rule 1.  Scope of Rules
Rule 2.  One form of Action

Rule 3.  Commencement of Action
Rule 4.  Process
     Rule 4(a)  Summons - Issuance
     Rule 4(b)  Same. Form
     Rule 4(c)  By Whom Served
     Rule 4(d)  Summons: Personal Service
     Rule 4(e)  Territorial Limits of Effective Service
     Rule 4(f)   Return
     Rule 4(g)  Amendment
Rule 5.  Service and Filing of Pleadings and other Papers
     Rule 5(a)  Service: When Required
     Rule 5(b)  Service Same:  How Made
     Rule 5(c)  Service Same:  Numerous Defendants
     Rule 5(d)  Filing
     Rule 5(e)  Filing with the Court Defined
Rule 6.  Time
     Rule 6(a)  Computation
     Rule 6(b)  Enlargement
     Rule 6(d)  For Motions - Affidavits
     Rule 6(e)  Additional Time After Service by Mail

Rule 7.  Pleadings Allowed; Form of Motions
     Rule 7(a)  Pleadings
     Rule 7(b)  Motions and Other Papers
     Rule 7(c)  Demurrers, Pleas, Etc., Abolished
Rule 8.  General Rules of Pleading
     Rule 8(a)  Claims for Relief
     Rule 8(b)  Defenses; Form of Denials
     Rule 8(c)  Affirmative Defenses
     Rule 8(d)  Effect of Failure to Deny
     Rule 8(e)  Pleadings to be Concise and Direct Consistency
     Rule 8(f)   Construction of Pleadings
Rule 9.  Pleading Special Matters
     Rule 9(a)  Capacity
     Rule 9(b)  Fraud, Mistake, Condition of the Mind
     Rule 9(c)  Conditions Precedent
     Rule 9(d)  Official Document or Act
     Rule 9(e)  Judgment
     Rule 9(f)   Time and Place
     Rule 9(g)  Special Damage
     Rule 9(h)  Reserved
Rule 10.  Form of Pleadings
     Rule 10(a)  Caption: Name of Parties
     Rule 10(b)  Paragraphs; Separate Statements
     Rule 10(c)  Adoption by Reference; Exhibits
Rule 11.  Signing of Pleadings
Rule 12.  Defenses and Objections- When and How Presented - by Pleading or Motion Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings
     Rule 12(a)  When Presented
     Rule 12(b)  How Presented
     Rule 12(c)  Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings
     Rule 12(d)  Preliminary Hearings
     Rule 12(e)  Motion for More Definite Statement
     Rule 12(f)   Motion to Strike
     Rule 12(g)  Consolidation of Defenses in Motion
     Rule 12(h)  Waiver or Preservation of Certain Defenses
Rule 13.  Counterclaim and Cross Claim
     Rule 13(a)  Compulsory Counterclaims
     Rule 13(b)  Permissive Counterclaims
     Rule 13(c)  Counterclaim Exceeding Opposing Claim
     Rule 13(d)  Counterclaim Against the State of Chuuk
     Rule 13(e)  Counterclaim Maturing or Acquired After Pleading
     Rule 13(f)   Omitted Counterclaim
     Rule 13(g)  Cross Claim Against Co-Party
     Rule 13(h)  Joinder of Additional Parties
     Rule 13(i)   Separate Trials; Separate Judgments
Rule 14.  Third-Party Practice
     Rule 14(a)  When Defendant May Bring in Third Party
     Rule 14(b)  When Plaintiff May Bring in Third Party
     Rule 14(c)  Reserved
Rule 15.  Amended and Supplemental Pleadings
     Rule 15(a)  Amendments
     Rule 15(b)  Amendments to Conform to the Evidence
     Rule 15(c)  Relation Back of Amendments
     Rule 15(d)  Supplemental Pleadings
Rule 16.  Pre-Trial Procedure; Formulating Issues

Rule 17.  Parties Plaintiff and Defendant; Capacity
     Rule 17(a)  Real Party in Interest
     Rule 17(b)  Reserved
     Rule 17(c)  Infants or Incompetent Persons
Rule 18.  Joinder of Claims and Remedies
     Rule 18(a)  Joinder of Claims
     Rule 18(b)  Joinder of Remedies; Fraudulent Conveyances
Rule 19.  Joinder of Persons Needed for Just Adjudication
     Rule 19(a)  Persons to be Joined if Feasible
     Rule 19(b)  Determination by Court Whenever Joinder not Feasible
     Rule 19(c)  Pleading Reasons for Nonjoinder
     Rule 19(d)  Exception of Class Action
Rule 20.  Permissive Joinder of Parties
     Rule 20(a)  Permissive Joinder
     Rule 20(b)  Separate Trials
Rule 21.  Misjoinder and Non-Joinder of Parties
Rule 22.  Interpleader
Rule 23.  Class Actions
     Rule 23(a)  Prerequisites to a Class Action
     Rule 23(b)  Class Actions Maintainable
     Rule 23(c)  Determination by Order Whether Class Action to be Maintained;
                         Notice; Judgment; Actions Conducted Partially as Class Actions
     Rule 23(d)  Orders in Conduct of Actions
     Rule 23(e)  Dismissal or Compromise
Rule 23.1.  Derivative Actions by Shareholders
Rule 23.2.  Actions Relating to Unincorporated Associations
Rule 24.  Intervention
     Rule 24(a)  Intervention of Right
     Rule 24(b)  Permissive Intervention
     Rule 24(c)  Procedure
Rule 25.  Substitution of Parties
     Rule 25(a)  Death
     Rule 25(b)  Incompetency
     Rule 25(c)  Transfer of Interest
     Rule 25(d)   Public Officers; Death or Separation From Office

Rule 26.  General Provisions Governing Discovery
     Rule 26(a)  Discovery Methods     
     Rule 26(b)  Scope of Discovery     
     Rule 26(c)  Protective Orders     
     Rule 26(d)  Sequence and Timing of Discovery     
     Rule 26(e)  Supplementation of Responses    
     Rule 26(f)   Discovery Conference    
     Rule 26(g)  Signing of Discovery Requests, Responses, and Objections     
Rule 27.  Deposition Before Action or Pending Appeal
     Rule 27(a)  Before Action     
     Rule 27(b)  Pending Appeal    
     Rule 27(c)  Perpetuation by Action     
Rule 28.  Persons Before Whom Depositions May Be Taken
     Rule 28(a)  Within the Federated States of Micronesia
     Rule 28(b)  In Foreign Countries
     Rule 28(c)  Disqualification for Interest
Rule 29.  Stipulations Regarding Discovery Procedure
Rule 30.  Depositions Upon Oral Examination    
     Rule 30(a)  When Depositions May Be Taken     
     Rule 30(b)  Notice of Examination; General Requirements; Special Notice;
                         Non-Stenographic Recording; Production of Documents and
                         Things; Deposition of Organization     
     Rule 30(c)  Examination and Cross Examination Record of Examination; Oath;
     Rule 30(d)  Motion to Terminate or Limit Examination     
     Rule 30(e)  Submission to Witness; Changes; Signing     
     Rule 30(f)   Certification and filing by Officer; Exhibits; Copies; Notice of
     Rule 30(g)   Failure to Attend or to Serve Subpoena; Expenses     
Rule 31.  Depositions Upon Written Questions
     Rule 31(a)  Serving Questions; Notice     
     Rule 31(b)  Officer to Take Responses and Prepare Record     
     Rule 31(c)  Notice of Filing     
Rule 32.  Use of Depositions in Court Proceedings   
     Rule 32(a)  Use of Depositions     
     Rule 32(b)  Objections to Admissibility    
     Rule 32(c)  Reserved   
     Rule 32(d)  Effect of Errors and Irregularities in Depositions     
Rule 33.  Interrogatories to Parties     
     Rule 33(a)  Availability; Procedures for Use     
     Rule 33(b)  Scope; Use at Trial     
     Rule 33(c)  Option to Produce Business Records   
Rule 34.  Production of Documents and Things and Entry Upon  Land for Inspection and Other Purposes     
     Rule 34(a)  Scope     
     Rule 34(b)  Procedure     
     Rule 34(c)  Persons not Parties     
Rule 35.  Physical and Mental Examination of Persons
     Rule 35(a)  Order for Examination
     Rule 35(b)  Report of Examining Physician or Medical Officer     
Rule 36.  Requests for Admission
     Rule 36(a)  Request for Admission     
     Rule 36(b)  Effect of Admission     
Rule 37.  Failure to Make Discovery: Sanctions
     Rule 37(a)  Motion for Order Compelling Discovery     
     Rule 37(b)  Failure to Comply with Order     
     Rule 37(c)  Expenses on Failure to Admit
     Rule 37(d)  Failure of Party to Attend at Own Deposition or Serve Answers to
                         Interrogatories or Respond to Request for Inspection     
     Rule 37(e)  Reserved  
     Rule 37(f)   Expenses Against the State of Chuuk
     Rule 37(g)  Failure to Participate in the Framing of a Discovery Plan     
     Rule 38.  Reserved
     Rule 39.  Reserved
     Rule 40.  Reserved
Rule 41.  Dismissal of Actions     
     Rule 41(a)  Voluntary Dismissal: Effect thereof     
     Rule 41(b)  Involuntary Dismissal: Effect Thereof     
     Rule 41(c)  Dismissal of Counterclaim, Cross-claim, or Third Party Claim     
     Rule 41(d)  Costs of Previously-Dismissed Action
     Rule 41(e)  Dismissal by the Court for Failure to Prosecute      
Rule 42.  Consolidation; Separate Trials    
     Rule 42(a)  Consolidation     
     Rule 42(b)  Separate Trials     
Rule 43.  Taking of Testimony
     Rule 43(a)  Form     
     Rule 43(b)  Reserved     
     Rule 43(c)  Reserved     
     Rule 43(d)  Affirmation in Lieu of Oath     
     Rule 43(e)  Evidence on Motions     
     Rule 43(f)   Interpreters     
Rule 44.  Proof of Official Record
     Rule 44(a)  Authentication     
     Rule 44(b)  Lack of Record     
     Rule 44(c)  Other Proof     
Rule 44.1.  Determination of Foreign Law
Rule 45.  Subpoena
     Rule 45(a)  For Attendance of Witnesses; Form Issuance     
     Rule 45(b)  For Production of Documentary Evidence     
     Rule 45(c)  Service     
     Rule 45(d)  Subpoena for Taking Depositions; Place of Examination     
     Rule 45(e)  Subpoena for a Hearing or Trial
Rule 46.  Exceptions Unnecessary
Rules 47- 51.  Reserved
Rule 52.  Findings by the Court    
     Rule 52(a)  Effect     
     Rule 52(b)  Amendment     
Rule 53.  Masters
     Rule 53(a)  Appointment and Compensation
     Rule 53(b)  Reference
     Rule 53(c)  Powers
     Rule 53(d)  Proceedings

Rule 54.  Judgments; Costs
     Rule 54(a)  Definition; Form
     Rule 54(b)  Judgment Upon Multiple Claims or Involving Multiple Parties
     Rule 54(c)  Demand for Judgment
     Rule 54(d)  Costs
Rule 55.  Default    
     Rule 55(a)   Entry     
     Rule 55(b)  Judgment     
     Rule 55(c)   Setting Aside Default     
     Rule 55(d)   Plaintiffs, Counterclaimants, Cross-Claimants     
     Rule 55(e)   Judgment Against the Federated States of Micronesia     
Rule 56.  Summary Judgment
     Rule 56(a)   For Claimant     
     Rule 56(b)   For Defending Party     
     Rule 56(c)   Motion and Proceedings Thereon     
     Rule 56(d)   Case Not Fully Adjudicated on Motion    
     Rule 56(e)   Form of Affidavits; Further Testimony; Defense Required     
     Rule 56(f)    When Affidavits are Unavailable     
     Rule 56(g)   Affidavits Made in Bad Faith     
Rule 57.  Declaratory Judgment
Rule 58.  Entry of Judgment     
Rule 59.  New Trials, Amendment of Judgment    
     Rule 59(a)   Grounds     
     Rule 59(b)   Time for Motion     
     Rule 59(c)   Time for Serving Affidavits     
     Rule 59(d)   On Initiative of Court     
     Rule 59(e)   Motion to Alter or Amend a Judgment     
Rule 60.  Relief from Judgment or Order     
     Rule 60(a)   Clerical Mistakes     
     Rule 60(b)   Mistakes; Inadvertence; Excusable Neglect; Newly Discovered
                          Evidence; Fraud, Etc.     
Rule 61.  Harmless Error     
Rule 62.  Stay of Proceedings to Enforce a Judgment    
     Rule 62(a)  Automatic Stay; Exception - Injunctions; Receiverships, and Patent Accountings     
     Rule 62(b)  Stay on Motion for New Trial or For Judgment
     Rule 62(c)   Injunction Pending Appeal     
     Rule 62(d)  Stay Upon Appeal     
     Rule 62(e)  Stay in Favor of the State of Chuuk or an Agency thereof     
     Rule 62(f)   Reserved
     Rule 62(g)  Power of Appellate Court not Limited     
     Rule 62(h)  Stay of Judgment as to Multiple Claims or Multiple Parties     
Rule 63.  Disability of a Judge
Rule 64.  Reserved
Rule 65.  Injunctions    
     Rule 65(a)   Preliminary Injunction     
     Rule 65(b)  Temporary Restraining Order; Notice; Hearing; Duration     
     Rule 65(c)   Security     
     Rule 65(d)   Form and Scope of Injunction or Restraining Order     
     Rule 65(e)   Reserved     
Rule 65.1.  Security: Proceedings against Sureties     
Rule 66.  Receivers Appointed by State Courts     
Rule 67.  Deposit in Court
Rule 68.  Offer of Judgment     
Rule 69.  Execution
     Rule 69(a)  In General     
     Rule 69(b)  Reserved
Rule 70.  Judgment for Specific Acts; Vesting Title     
Rule 71.   Process in Behalf of and Against Persons not Parties    

Rules 72- 76.  Reserved.

Rule 77.  Courts and Clerks
     Rule 77(a)  Courts Always Open     
     Rule 77(b)  Trial and Hearings; Orders in Chambers     
     Rule 77(c)  Clerk's Office and Orders by Clerk     
     Rule 77(d)  Notice of Orders or Judgments     
Rule 78.  Motion Day   
Rule 79. Books and Records Kept by the Clerk and Entries Therein     
     Rule 79(a)  Civil Docket     
     Rule 79(b)  Civil Judgment and Orders     
     Rule 79(c)   Indices; Calendars     
     Rule 79(d)  Other Books and Records of the Clerk
Rule 80.   Stenographically or Electronically Recorded Testimony
Rule 81.  Vacant
Rule 82.  Jurisdiction Unaffected
Rule 83- 84.  Reserved.
Rule 85.  Title
Rule 86.  Effective Date