(1) A written motion, other than one which may be heard ex parte, notice of the hearing thereof, and all other related pleadings, shall be served not later than 3 p.m., five (5) court days before the time specified for the hearing, unless otherwise agreed by the parties. All responsive documents, as well as any reports or other documents to be filed, must be served on the parties and filed with the Clerk no later than 12 p.m., two (2) court days before the scheduled hearing. All rebuttal documents, including any reports or other documents to be filed, must be served on the parties and filed with the Clerk no later than 12 p.m., one (1) court day before the scheduled hearing, as well as a copy of such rebuttal documents emailed by that same time to the judicial officer hearing the matter. The Court may not consider any documents, agreed to by the parties or not, filed after this time unless it is an initial shelter care matter or there is a showing that an emergency existed that necessitated a late filing of such documents.
[Effective September 1, 2017; amended September 1, 2019]