236.3A  Plaintiffs proceeding pro se--provision of forms and assistance.

1.  The department shall prescribe standard forms to be used by plaintiffs seeking protective orders by proceeding pro se in actions under this chapter. The standard forms shall include language in fourteen-point boldface type, with a box which may be checked by the plaintiff, indicating that the plaintiff wishes to proceed by filing an affidavit pursuant to section 236.3, because the plaintiff does not have sufficient funds to pay the cost of filing and service. Standard forms prescribed by the department shall be the exclusive forms used by plaintiffs proceeding pro se, and may be used by other plaintiffs. The department shall distribute the forms to the clerks of the district courts.

2.  The clerk of the district court shall furnish the required forms to persons seeking protective orders through pro se proceedings pursuant to this chapter.

Section History: Recent form

  91 Acts, ch 218, §6

Internal References

  Referred to in § 232.8, 915.50

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