September 24, 2013
CHRISTOPHER R. KENCK, Plaintiff and Appellant,
STATE OF MONTANA, CHILD SUPPORT ENFORCEMENT DIVISION, Defendant and Appellee.
On September 24, 2013, Plaintiff filed his reply brief with this Court. Pursuant to M. R. App. P. 11(3), which requires that all briefs filed with this Court shall have pages with margins on the right and left side and on the top and bottom not less than 1 inch wide. Plaintiff failed to submit a brief that followed this rule.
Plaintiffs brief also fails to meet the requirement under M. R. App. P. 1 l(4)(a) that requires that a reply brief shall not exceed 5, 000 words. Montana Rule of Appellate Procedure 1 l(4)(b) also requires that a reply brief shall not exceed 14 pages. Accordingly,
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that Plaintiffs reply brief be returned for revisions necessary to comply with the above-specified Rules.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the original and nine copies of the referenced brief be returned for revisions necessary to comply with the specified rules.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the signed original and nine copies of the revised brief ordered herein be filed within fifteen (15) days of the date of this Order with the Clerk of the Supreme Court and one copy of each revised brief be served on counsel of record;
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the times for any subsequent briefing contained in M. R. App. P. 13 shall run from the date of re-filing of the brief being returned this date.