APPENDIX C. RULE 8.3 INFORMATIONAL STATEMENT

STATE OF NORTH DAKOTA )In District Court
County of ___________. )_________ Judicial District
Civil No. ________

A.B., Plaintiff ) RULE 8.3, N.D.R.Ct.,
vs. ) INFORMATIONAL
C.D., Defendant ) STATEMENT

1. This case involves the following (check all that apply and supply estimates where indicated):

a. Minor children No ______ Yes _____ Number _______
1) Parenting dispute No ______ Yes __________
Specify __________________________________________
2) Visitation dispute No ______ Yes ________
Specify __________________________________________
3) Child support dispute No ______ Yes ______
Specify __________________________________________ __________________________________________________

4) Is the State of North Dakota a real party in interest under N.D.C.C. 14-09-09.26 regarding child support? No__Yes___ (if "yes" you must add the state as a party to the title under N.D.R.Civ.P. 10(a))

b. Property dispute No ______ Yes _______
1) Identify the nature of the dispute (i.e. identification, valuation, disposition):
__________________________________________________ __________________________________________________
2) Complex valuations issues No ________ Yes _____
Specify
__________________________________________ __________________________________________________

c. Spousal support disputeNo _____ Yes _______

d. Other No _______Yes _________
Specify
__________________________________________ __________________________________________________

2. It is estimated that the discovery specified below can be completed within _______ months from the date of this form.(Check all that apply and supply estimates where indicated.)

a. Written discovery No ______ Yes _______

b. Factual Depositions No ______ Yes _______
Identify the persons who will be deposed by either party: ___________________________________________________ ___________________________________________________

c. Medical/Vocational/Parenting Evaluations No ________ Yes ________
Identify the person who will conduct such evaluations [for either party]: _________________________________________ ___________________________________________

d. Experts No ______ Yes ________
Identify any experts or area of expertise for either party: ____________________________________________ _____________________________________________________

3. The dates and deadlines specified below are suggested.

a. ______________ Deadline for filing motion regarding:

b. ______________ Deadline for completion and review of property valuation.

c. ______________ Deadline for completion and review of mediation/alternative disputeresolution.

d. ______________ Deadline for completion of parenteducation.

e. ______________ Deadline for completion and review of parenting evaluation.

f. ______________ Date for pretrial conference. g. ______________ Date for trial.

4. Estimated length of trial: _____________________________

5. Please list any additional information, which might be helpful to the court when scheduling this matter, including, e.g., facts that will affect readiness for trial: ________________________ __________________________

6. The parties believe a scheduling conference is necessary.No __________ Yes _________ Telephone or In Court ___________

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Plaintiff Defendant
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Attorney for Plaintiff Attorney for Defendant
_______________________ _____________________________
Attorney Identification Number Attorney Identification Number
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Address Address
Effective Date Obsolete Date
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