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    Level 6:  Trial

    In all hearings where the allegations of the petition are in question, testimony and evidence shall be presented to the Court.  The petitioner will be the first to present their case then time will be allotted for the defense.  Finally, both parties may have the opportunity for closing arguments.

    All oral testimony before the court shall be given under oath.  The burden of proof for criminal and delinquency matters is that the case must be proven beyond a reasonable doubt by the petitioner.  Evidence and exhibits should be presented according to Utah Rules of Evidence and the Code of Judicial Administration Rule 4-206.

    All parties must have adequate time and notice in order to call or subpoena witnesses.  For more information on how to subpoena witnesses, see the link on Free Legal Advice.

    At the end of the trial a verdict will be made by the Judge and a dispositional order made.

    Free Legal Advise is available.  Check out the links on the following page:
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    Fourth District Juvenile Court
    2021 S State, Provo  84604
    99 East Center, Orem UT 84057
    765 S Hwy 99 Suite 5, Fillmore UT 84631
    1361 S Hwy 40, Heber UT  84032
    PO Box 308, Nephi UT 84648

    The Utah State Courts mission is to provide the people an open, fair, efficient, and independent system for the advancement of justice under the law.

    Page Last Modified: 11/5/2014
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