DCR 3.507 Answer to Petitions and Complaints

Petitions pursuant to K.S.A. 38-1501, et. seq.: No responsive pleading shall be required. Personal appearance of the respondent and both parents or a legal guardian shall be sufficient to answer, in person, the allegations. The parents or guardian may admit (by stipulation) or deny the allegations. No pleas of "guilty", "not guilty", or "not guilty and stipulation" will be entertained by the Court.

Complaints pursuant to K.S.A. 38-1601, et. seq: No responsive pleading shall be required. Personal appearance of the respondent and one parent or legal guardian shall be sufficient to answer, in person, the allegations. The respondent may plead "guilty", "not guilty", or "nolo contendre" to the complaint.

Revised: March 26, 1998