Administrative Order Number 3
Document and Information Exchange
Pursuant to the purpose and intent of the Family Court of the 25th Judicial Circuit, Judge Tracy L. Storie, Presiding Judge, hereby makes the following orders to assist with efficiency and to clarify the exchange of document and information under the Family Court.
- 1. If a party does not comply with the information exchange requirements of Local Court Rule 68.3, notification requirements of Local Court Rule 68.4, or answers to formal discovery under any Administrative Order for the 25th Judicial Circuit, the Family Court Judge shall have the case management authority and responsibility to issue after ten (10) days of the due date a delinquency notice and send it to the responsible attorney/party.
- 2. If the information or document requirements are not filed in the court system within twenty-one (21) days of the notice described in paragraph 1, the Family Court Judge for each county shall have the duty and responsibility to send a delinquency notice to each attorney of record and the party responsible for filing the same.
- 3. If, within an additional twenty-one (21) days, the required documents (information or answers), are not filed, the Family Court Judge shall have the duty and responsibility to issue an order to show cause requiring the responsible attorney and responsible party to personally appear at the next Circuit Law Day in that county.
- 4. Each Family Court Judge is hereby delegated all authority to enforce effective case management and case processing of all family law cases in the 25th Judicial Circuit in the county said Judge is designated as the Family Court Judge.
This Order is effective January 1, 2011 and to remain in effect until further order of this Court.