It is a good practice to do so but it is not absolutely required, especially for a limited jurisdiction case.
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Yes. Most courts require you to prepare and file a proposed order any time you bring a general law and motion matter, including ex parte applications. There are a few judges around that do not insist on it, but it is better to do it and be told it wasn't necessary.
Good luck to you
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I agree with Mr. Pederson and Mr. Chen. Additionally, always remember that you will almost never have your motion rejected because you included a proposed order when one was not required; however, there's a good chance that you will have it rejected if you didn't include a proposed order and one was required.