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7. Pleadings

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   All pleadings, motions, and proposed orders:
 
   a. Shall be printed or typewritten on paper 8½ inches wide and 11 inches long;
 
   b. Shall contain the name, address, Nebraska State Bar Association number, and telephone number of the attorney preparing the same;
 
   c. Shall include the caption of the case; and
 
   d. In the case of pleadings and motions shall designate its content and state on whose behalf it is filed.
 
   Subsequent to the filing of a petition, any party filing a pleading, motion, or proposed order shall serve a copy of the same upon all attorneys of record or parties of record, if not represented by counsel. A copy shall also be served upon an attorney for the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services and/or the assigned probation officer. Service by regular first class U.S. mail shall be sufficient unless service by some other means is required by law. Any document filed subsequent to the petition shall contain a certificate of service pursuant to this rule. A parent in a case filed under Neb. Rev. Stat. § 43-247(3) may file an answer within 30 days of the date of service of the petition. If no answer is filed, the material allegations in the petition will be deemed to be denied.
 
Adopted effective January 22, 2000.

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