October 16, 2013
DENNIS DESCHAMPS, Respondent and Appellant,
BARABARA DESCHAMPS, Petitioner and Appellee.
On October 16, 2013, Appellant filed his opening brief with this Court. Pursuant to M. R. App. P. 12(1)(h), Appellant's brief shall include "the . . . decision from which the appeal is taken together with any written memorandum or rationale of the court
Appellant's brief filed with this Court does not contain the document from which Appellant is appealing and, as a result, does not comply with the referenced rule.
Montana Rule of Appellate Procedure 13(2) requires the original and nine copies of each brief shall be filed with the Clerk of Supreme Court unless otherwise ordered by the Court. No copies of Appellant's brief were filed with the Court. Accordingly,
IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that, within ten days of the date of this Order, ten copies of the judgment or order from which Appellant is appealing must be filed by Appellant with the Clerk of the Supreme Court, as well as copies mailed to all counsel of record.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that a certificate of service must be filed showing the date the order or judgment was mailed and to whom it was mailed.
IT IS FURTHERE ORDERED that Appellant shall file nine copies of his original brief with this Court.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that the times for any subsequent briefing contained in M. R. App, P. 13 shall continue to run from the date of filing of the Appellant's brief on
The Clerk of Court is directed to mail a true copy of this Order to all counsel of record and to Appellant Dennis Deschamps.