Rule 36. Cases coordinated with the district court.

(a) Pleadings and hearings before juvenile court.

(a)(1) When an issue of support, custody or parent time has been transferred by the district court to the juvenile court pursuant to Section78A-6-104, and/or a conference under Rule 100 of the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure, the juvenile court shall schedule the matter for a pre-trial hearing and notify all parties. At such hearing, the juvenile court shall consider issues relating to discovery, custody evaluations and interim orders and shall schedule a trial hearing on all issues to be tried.

(a)(2) The party filing documents raising the issue of support, custody or parent time shall inform the court and all parties of any outstanding custody and/or parent time orders from any other court.

(a)(3) All pleadings and orders prepared subsequent to the transfer shall contain the caption for the case in both courts.

(a)(4)The rules concerning discovery, admissibility of evidence and standard of proof applicable to such proceedings in the district court shall be followed in the juvenile court.

(a(5) The juvenile court may appoint a guardian ad litem for the child in such proceedings and assess the cost to one or both parties.

(b) Modification of prior district court decrees and orders.

(b)(1) Orders and decrees entered by the juvenile court in proceedings transferred from the district court for a determination of issues regarding custody, support and parent time shall constitute a modification of any prior district court order or decree concerning such issues involving the same minor. Certified copies of such juvenile court orders and decrees shall contain the captions of both courts and be filed by the prevailing party, or as otherwise directed by the court, with the clerk of the district court for inclusion in the district court file.

(b)(2) In cases where a support, custody or parent time determination has been made by the district court and jurisdiction of the district court is continuing, and an order has been entered in a subsequent juvenile court proceeding that is inconsistent with the prior district court order, on motion of any party or upon the juvenile court's own motion, a certified copy of the juvenile court's order shall be filed with the clerk of the district court. Certified copies of such juvenile court orders and decrees shall contain the captions of both courts and be filed by the prevailing party, or as otherwise directed by the court, with the clerk of the district court for inclusion in the district court file.