TO: Joint Procedure Committee
FROM: Mike Hagburg
DATE: September 11, 2014
RE: Rule 3, N.D.R.Juv.P., Contents of Petition
The board proposes that Rule 3(a) be amended to clarify that the names and residence addresses of the parents, guardian, or custodian of the child are not included in the petition for a continued foster care matter under N.D.C.C. § 27-20-30.1., and that Rule 3(c) be amended to incorporate language from Policy 408 of the Unified Judicial System Policy Manual limiting juvenile court officers from acting as petitioners.
A copy of the proposed amendments is attached.