IV-D Court Operation Memorandum
To: All Parties and Attorneys Appearing in the IV-D Court
From: Michael J. Nelson, Associate Judge
Date: August 1, 2015
Subject: Telephonic Hearing Request
In an effort to clarify the situation and to avoid problems that have arisen in the past, the following guidelines are to be used by the IV-D Court on request to appear telephonically at hearings.
- All "Requests" need to be in writing and filed under the case cause number with the District Clerk's Office.
- ALL PARTIES SERVED WITH SHOW CAUSE ORDERS TO APPEAR MUST ATTEND ALL HEARINGS PERSONALLY. NO TELEPHONIC REQUEST WILL BE ACCEPTED ON THIS TYPE OF CASE. THIS INCLUDES, BUT IS NOT LIMITED TO, ALL ENFORCEMENT CASES.
- PLEASE NOTE THE COURT WILL ONLY GRANT TELEPHONIC APPEARANCE AT HEARINGS UNDER THE FOLLOWING LIMITED CIRCUMSTANCES:
| * TRAVEL AND THE EXPENSE OF TRAVEL IS NOT AN ACCEPTABLE
REASON FOR GRANTING OF A TELEPHONIC HEARING.
Michael J. Nelson
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