PART J. SPECIAL RULES FOR CASES INVOLVING THE PROTECTION OF CHILDREN

RULE XXXII. GENERAL PROVISIONS

Section 1. Purpose

The rules in this part recognize that timeliness of judicial decision-making in any and all proceedings affecting children, whether civil, criminal or otherwise, is crucial because children need certainty, stability and permanency for their well-being.

Section 2. Applicability

Except as otherwise specifically provided in this Part, all provisions of the Supreme Court Rules are applicable.

Section 3. Confidentiality

The identity of all minor children subject to any and all proceedings in this court, whether civil, criminal or otherwise, shall remain confidential in all briefs filed and all opinions rendered.