Rule 5.4 Duties of the Judge of the District Court

A. The judge assigned to adjudicate the application for post-conviction relief shall prepare a detailed order setting out specific findings of fact and conclusions of law on each proposition for relief presented in the application. The order shall also specify the pleadings, documents, exhibits, specific portions of the original record and transcripts, considered in adjudicating the application, which shall then become a part of the record on appeal as defined by Rule 5.2(C)(6).

B. Due to the statutory time constraints set out in Section 1087 of Title 22, the judge shall monitor and ensure timely notice is provided to the parties by the clerk of the District Court, and if a notice of post-conviction appeal is filed, a timely completion of the record on appeal by the clerk of the District Court together with the court reporter(s), as required.