Stipulations of Counsel
(a) Written. Stipulations of counsel or parties relating to the business of the court, other than stipulations made on the record in open court, shall be contemporaneously memorialized in writing and signed by and transmitted to all affected parties and counsel.
(b) Binding Effect. No stipulation between parties or counsel relating to the business of the court shall be binding on the court until approved by the court. Stipulations made in compliance with paragraph (a) above shall be binding on the participating parties and counsel until disapproved by the court or overruled by court order. Except as provided by law, the court may refuse to consider parole evidence of any stipulation not made in compliance with paragraph (a) above.
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