Amended Rules of Civil Procedure - Update
The Utah Supreme Court has approved amendments to a number of Utah Rules of Civil Procedure that are effective for all cases filed on or after November 1, 2011. Note that there are extensive changes to the civil discourse and discovery rules.
The following rules have been amended:
URCP 1. General provisions.
URCP 8. General rules of pleadings.
URCP 9. Pleading special matters.
URCP 16. Pretrial conferences.
URCP 26. General provisions governing disclosure and discovery.
URCP 26.01. Disclosure in domestic relations actions.
URCP 29. Stipulations regarding disclosure and discovery procedure.
URCP 30. Depositions upon oral questions.
URCP 31. Depositions upon written questions.
URCP 33. Interrogatories to parties.
URCP 34. Production of documents and things and entry upon land for inspection and other purposes.
URCP 35. Physical and mental examination of persons.
URCP 36. Request for admission.
URCP 37. Discovery and disclosure motions; Sanctions.
URCP 54. Judgments; costs.
To see the text of the amendments, go to Utah State Court Rules - Approved and then click on the rule number. Updated versions of the rules will be posted to the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure pages on or about the effective date of the amendments.
UPDATE: You can now view both versions of the rules at the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure page -- the rules governing lawsuits filed prior to November 1, 2011, have this notation after the rule name: (superseded 11/1/2011). Questions? Contact the Utah State Law Library.