rule was modified to require that separate motions be filed for
each type of relief requested rather than one motion with several branches, and
post-decree motions must include the current addresses of both parties in the
caption. The rule also requires that contempt motions identify the
specific orders alleged to have been violated; that motions to modify must
identify the specific changes of circumstances upon which the motion is based;
and that motions to compel must set forth whether it is based upon a failure to
respond or an incomplete or evasive response and the specific discovery request
alleged to have been violated.
The proposed amendment also
makes clear that it is a party’s responsibility to perfect service on the
opposing party under Civil Rules, and Instructions for Service must accompany
all post-decree motions invoking the jurisdiction of the court.
proposed amendment also changes the response time for a party opposing a motion
from 7 to 14 days.
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