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CR 7.02 Motions and other papers

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes AnnotatedRules of Civil ProcedureEffective: March 1, 2020

Baldwin's Kentucky Revised Statutes Annotated
Rules of Civil Procedure
III Pleadings and Motions
CR 7. Pleadings Allowed; Form of Motions
Effective: March 1, 2020
Kentucky Rules of Civil Procedure (CR) Rule 7.02
CR 7.02 Motions and other papers
(1) An application to the court for an order shall be by motion which, unless made during a hearing or trial, shall be made in writing, shall state with particularity the grounds therefor, and shall set forth the relief or order sought. The requirement of writing is fulfilled if the motion is stated in a written notice of the hearing of the motion.
(2) The rules applicable to captions, signing, and other matters of form of pleadings apply to all motions and other papers provided for by these rules.
(3) Demurrers, pleas and exceptions for insufficiency of a pleading shall not be used.
(4) Except for exhibits and printed briefs, all pleadings and papers filed in the courts shall be typewritten in black type no smaller than 12 point on unglazed white paper 8 1/2 by 11 inches in dimension, leaving at least a double space between lines, a 1 1/2 inch margin on the left side, and shall be clearly readable. This requirement shall not apply to computer printouts or similar reproductions prescribed by the Administrative Office of the Courts for use in the district court or to orders, judgments and other papers routinely prepared by the circuit and district courts.

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HISTORY: Amended by Order 95-1, eff. 11-1-95; prior amendments eff. 1-1-89, 10-1-82, 7-1-81, 9-1-80, 6-1-78, 1-1-78; adopted eff. 7-1-53
Rules Civ. Proc., Rule 7.02, KY ST RCP Rule 7.02
Current with amendments received through August 1, 2020.
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