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					              IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF JACKSON COUNTY, MISSOURI
                   FAMILY COURT DIVISION AT INDEPENDENCE

IN RE THE MARRIAGE OF:            )
                                  )
                                  )
                       Petitioner )
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and                               )                    Case No:
                                  )                    DIVISION 5
                                  )
                       Respondent )

                   CASE MANAGEMENT STATEMENT – PATERNITY

Instructions To Counsel For Represented Parties And To Pro Se Parties:

        This Case Management Statement must be completed by each attorney and pro se party
of record. The original is to be filed with the Court, and copies mailed to the Judge and all other
counsel or pro se parties at least seven days prior to the Case Management Conference. Counsel
and pro se parties need only complete those portions which are relevant to issues in controversy.
All answers must be typed. This form can be downloaded from the Court web site into
Microsoft Word so that it can be used as a template in your computer.

Present Date:

Attorney’s Name:                                   Party Represented:
Pro Se Party Name:

State the names and ages of any minor child(ren) involved in this proceeding:
               NAME                      AGE                      NAME                           AGE




Is paternity a contested issue?                                                      ___ Yes   ___ No

Is legal or physical custody a contested issue?                                      ___ Yes   ___ No

Submit your proposed Parenting Plan to opposing counsel and the Court with the Case
Management Statement.


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Set forth a concise description of any issues regarding restriction of visitation.




State any issues which may require the appointment of a Guardian Ad Litem.




Have the parties attempted mediation?                               ___ Yes     ___ No
If not, suggest a proposed mediator for the Court to consider.
(NOTE: If the parties cannot agree on a mediator, one will be appointed by the Court at
the Case Management Conference. The parties are advised that the Court will consider
whether or not MEDIATION OF ALL ISSUES should be ordered at the Case
Management Conference pursuant to both Operating Rule 88 and Operating Rule 17)


                                             FOCIS
                                       (Represented Parties)
Has your client attended FOCIS?                                                     ___ Yes     ___ No
Provide the dates your client attended or is scheduled to attend the
FOCIS classes.


                                              FOCIS
                                          (Pro Se Parties)
Have you attended FOCIS?                                                            ___ Yes     ___ No
Provide the dates that you attended or are scheduled to attend the FOCIS
classes.


State whether or not the case remains contested.                                    ___ Yes     ___ No

IF THE CASE REMAINS CONTESTED, COMPLETE ALL SECTIONS BELOW.

Is there an issue concerning child support?                                         ___ Yes     ___ No

Submit your Civil Procedure Form 14 Presumed Child Support Worksheet to opposing
counsel and the Court with the Case Management Statement.
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State factors, if any, which may justify deviation from the presumed amount.




Identify any expert witnesses who you anticipate may testify by providing the information
required by Rule 56.01(b)4.

                 Expert’s                  Expert’s                    Expert’s                      Hourly
              Name & Address              Occupation           Employer Name & Address            Deposition Fee




Qualifications To Give An Opinion
(Or Attach Curriculum Vitae If That
Information Is On The Curriculum Vitae)

General Nature Of Subject Matter On
Which The Expert Is Expected To
Testify



Is there an issue concerning attorney fees?                                           ___ Yes        ___ No

List all expert witnesses you intend to call at trial.
           NAME                                           SUBJECT MATTER




Attach a list all stipulated exhibits you intend to offer at trial.

Indicate the number of expected witnesses to be called at trial and estimated length of trial.

Number Of Expected Witnesses                     Estimated Length Of Trial           ____ Day(s)




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List discovery you have completed. Specify with particularity any discovery disputes that remain
unresolved.




Identify any procedural, evidentiary, or other problems that should be addressed at the Case
Management Conference.




Provide dates for which counsel or parties are unavailable for trial between 77 and 105 days after
the Case Management Conference.
   (Trials Are Scheduled Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday And Thursday during Division 5’s Family Law Trial Weeks)




Bring your scheduling calendar (planner) for the next twelve (12) months with you to the
Case Management Conference. A firm trial date will be selected at the Case Management
Conference.

By execution of this Case Management Statement, counsel and pro se parties are
certifying to the Court that a good faith effort has been made to settle all issues
in this matter, including issues on the merit, outstanding discovery disputes, and
any significant evidentiary issues.

                                                            ________________________________
                                                            Attorney for Petitioner/Respondent or
                                                            Pro Se Party
CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE

I hereby certify that a true copy of the above and foregoing Case Management Statement along
with the following documentation (check applicable documents):
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______        Updated discovery including a 1402B Financial Statement;

______        Proposed Parenting Plan;

______        Presumed Form 14 calculation

were served upon opposing counsel/party by depositing a copy of the same in the United States
mail, postage prepaid, on the _____ day of ________________, 200 ____, addressed to:

                                                   ______________________________
                                                   Attorney for Petitioner/Respondent or
                                                   Pro Se Party




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