Rule X. Miscellaneous Rules

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Rule X. Miscellaneous Rules

   A. Case plans and court reports shall be delivered to all counsel, parties, and the court at least 5 days prior to the hearing.

   B. Guardian ad litem reports shall be delivered to all counsel, parties, and the court at least 1 day prior to the hearing. The guardian ad litem shall utilize a form approved by the court.

   C. Counsel shall inform the court's bailiff if an interpreter is needed for any hearing so that arrangements can be made to obtain an appropriate interpreter.

   D. Counsel representing incarcerated parents shall request a transportation order sufficiently in advance from the court’s bailiff if the party wants to be present.

   E. All children under the court’s jurisdiction as defined by Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-247(3)(a) shall be present in court at the dispositional hearing and at every 6-month review hearing unless excused by the court. A request to excuse a child or children from the hearing may be submitted to the court’s bailiff in advance by any party and reviewed by the judge.

   F. Parties shall provide financial statements for child support as ordered by the court and shall submit said statements and any requests for deviations 10 days in advance of any child support hearing. The parties shall exchange calculations 3 days in advance of the hearing.

   G. Once juvenile court jurisdiction is terminated or the juvenile's counsel withdraws or is no longer counsel, the juvenile's counsel shall destroy any printed probation reports or evaluations, and shall permanently delete all electronic copies of probation reports and/or evaluations.