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Rule 6.01 - Temporary Restraining Order

(a) MOTION. A motion for a temporary restraining order must include:

(1) "Temporary Restraining Order" in the title;

(2) specific facts — supported by a verified complaint, an affidavit, or other evidence — demonstrating an entitlement to relief;

(3) a precise description of the conduct and the persons subject to restraint;

(4) a precise and verified explanation of the amount and form of the required security;

(5) a supporting legal memorandum; and

(6) a proposed order.

(b) LEGAL MEMORANDUM. The legal memorandum must establish:

(1) the likelihood that the movant ultimately will prevail on the merits of the claim,

(2) the irreparable nature of the threatened injury and the reason that notice is impractical,

(3) the harm that might result absent a restraining order, and

(4) the nature and extent of any public interest affected.

(c) SERVICE. Immediately after the order resolving the motion, the movant, even if unsuccessful, must serve on the party the movant sought to restrain:

(1) the summons;

(2) the complaint;

(3) the temporary restraining order or the bond or both, if issued;

(4) each motion, brief, affidavit, exhibit, proposed order, or other paper submitted to support the motion for the temporary restraining order;

(5) each additional paper the moving party will submit to support converting the temporary restraining order into a preliminary injunction; and

(6) a notice of any hearing.