Rules of Civil Procedure – Comment Period Closed August 11, 2019

URCP007A. Motion to enforce order and for sanctions. New. Creates a new, uniform process for enforcing court orders through a regular motion practice. Replaces the current order to show cause process.
URCP007. Pleadings allowed; motions, memoranda, hearings, orders. Amend. Repeals paragraph (q) and moves the provisions addressing the court’s inherent power to initiate order to show cause proceedings to new Rule 7A(h).

URCP100. Coordination of cases pending in district court and juvenile court. Amend. To ensure better coordination of cases between courts, Rule 100 is amended to clarify that parties who have a child custody case in one court must notify that court of any other custody case in another court involving the same party or the same child. Custody cases include minor guardianship.