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The Utah Judiciary is committed to the open, fair, and efficient administration of justice under the law. Find important information on what to do about your case and where to find help on our Alerts and Information Page due to the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak.

El poder judicial de Utah está comprometido a la administración de justicia de una manera abierta, justa y eficiente bajo la ley. En nuestra página Información y alertas encontrará información importante sobre qué hacer en cuanto a su caso y dónde encontrar ayuda debido al impacto del brote de COVID-19.

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Finding Legal Help

You are not required to hire an attorney, but legal matters can be complicated. Consider talking to an attorney to go over your options. See the Finding Legal Help page for information about free and low cost ways to get legal help. 

Como encontrar ayuda legal

Usted no está obligado a contratar un abogado, pero los asuntos legales pueden ser complicados. Considere la posibilidad de hablar con un abogado para hablar de sus opciones. Para información sobre cómo obtener ayuda legal vea nuestra página Como encontrar ayuda legal.

Filing Protective Orders by Email

Instructions for Filing Protective Orders and Stalking Injunctions by Email

To assist with social distancing and prevent unnecessary contact, all courts will be accepting protective order filings via email until further notice. Your email address will not be shared with the respondent. The court will use your email to contact you with questions regarding your filing and to notify you when the protective order is signed. A signed copy of the protective order will be sent to you via email.

If you want to ask the court for a protective order and…

Then…

If you want to ask the court for a protective order and…

you live in Salt Lake County.

Then…

contact Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake to see if you qualify for free representation.

If you want to ask the court for a protective order and…

you live outside Salt Lake County.

Then…

contact Utah Legal Services to see if you qualify for free legal representation.

Call 800-662-4545
Monday through Friday
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

or

contact Timpanogos Legal Center for help with preparing your documents.

Call their Hotline 801-649-8895
Monday through Friday
9:00 am – 2:00 pm
After hours leave a message

If you want to ask the court for a protective order and…

you have a computer or laptop and internet access.

(You must have an email address)

Then…

use OCAP, the Online Court Assistance Program, to complete the forms. Once you're done, you can file them by email.

If you want to ask the court for a protective order and…

your only internet access is on a cell phone or tablet, or you do not have internet access at all, or you are not comfortable using a computer.

(You must have an email address and access to a phone)

Then…

contact the State Law Library to schedule an appointment to complete the paperwork by phone. Once you're done, you can file them by email.

Your email must include the following:

  • A subject line that says "Protective Order or Stalking Injunction Filing for ____ (type your name)"
  • Your contact information in your email - including the best way to contact you (phone number, email address). The court will not share this with the respondent, but might use it to contact you if there are questions about your filing
  • Attached documents:
    • Request for Protective Order or Petition for Protective Order or Request for Civil Stalking Injunction
    • Service Assistance Form
    • Any supporting documents (police reports, text messages, etc.)

Here is a list of email addresses for courts throughout the state.

County

Court

Email Address

Beaver County

Beaver District

bvrprovidereports@utcourts.gov

Beaver Juvenile

Box Elder County

Brigham City District

boxelder_po@utcourts.gov

Brigham City Juvenile

Cache County

Logan District

cache_po@utcourts.gov

Logan Juvenile

Carbon County

Price District

pricedistrictdocs@utcourts.gov

Price Juvenile

Daggett County

Manila District

8vernd@utcourts.gov

Davis County

Bountiful District

davis_po@utcourts.gov

Farmington District

Farmington Juvenile

davisjuv_po@utcourts.gov

Layton District

davis_po@utcourts.gov

Duchesne County

Duchesne District

8duchd@utcourts.gov

Duchesne Juvenile

8duchj@utcourts.gov

Roosevelt District

8roosd@utcourts.gov

Roosevelt Juvenile

8roosj@utcourts.gov

Emery County

Castle Dale District

castledaledocs@utcourts.gov

Castle Dale Juvenile

Garfield County

Panguitch

6thGarfieldDocs@utcourts.gov

Grand County

Moab District

moabscan@utcourts.gov

Moab Juvenile

Iron County

Cedar City District

cedprovidereports@utcourts.gov

Cedar City Juvenile

Parowan District

Juab County

Nephi District

nephifiling@utcourts.gov

Nephi Juvenile

4thjuvjuab@utcourts.gov

Kane County

Kanab

6thKaneDocs@utcourts.gov

Millard County

Fillmore District

fillmorefiling@utcourts.gov

Fillmore Juvenile

4thjuvfillmore@utcourts.gov

Morgan County

Morgan District

morgan_po@utcourts.gov

Morgan Juvenile

morganjuv_po@utcourts.gov

Piute County

Junction District

6thPiuteDocs@utcourts.gov

Rich County

Randolph District

rich_po@utcourts.gov

Randolph Juvenile

cache_po@utcourts.gov

Salt Lake County

Salt Lake

3rddomesticpo@utcourts.gov

Salt Lake Juvenile

mathesonp_r@utcourts.gov

West Jordan

3rddomesticpo@utcourts.gov

West Jordan Juvenile

westjordanpr@utcourts.gov

San Juan County

Monticello District

Montscan@utcourts.gov

Moticello Juvenile

Sanpete County

Manti

6thSanpeteDocs@utcourts.gov

Sevier County

Richfield

6thSevierDocs@utcourts.gov

Summit County

Summit District

3rdsilversummitteam@utcourts.gov

Summit Juvenile

3rdjuvteamknight@utcourts.gov

Tooele County

Tooele District

3rdtooeleteam@utcourts.gov

Tooele Juvenile

3rdjuvteamknight@utcourts.gov

Uintah County

Vernal District

8vernd@utcourts.gov

Vernal Juvenile

8vernj@utcourts.gov

Utah County

American Fork District

AFfiling@utcourts.gov

American Fork Juvenile

4thjuvnielsen@utcourts.gov

Provo District

provofiling@utcourts.gov

Provo Juvenile

4thjuvcourtrequest@utcourts.gov

Spanish Fork District

SFfiling@utcourts.gov

Spanish Fork Juvenile

4thjuvsmith@utcourts.gov

Wasatch County

Heber District

heberfiling@utcourts.gov

Heber Juvenile

4thjuvwasatch@utcourts.gov

Washington County

St. George District

stgprovidereports@utcourts.gov

St. George Juvenile

Wayne County

Loa

6thWayneDocs@utcourts.gov

Weber County

Ogden District

weber_po@utcourts.gov

Ogden Juvenile

weberjuv_po@utcourts.gov

Make sure that your documents are:

  • Filled out completely
    • Type your name in the signature line, swearing the information in your petition or request is true
  • Filled out clearly so court staff can read them
  • Filled out in English
  • Scanned in PDF format clearly so the entire page can be read
    • If you are using a smartphone, you can use an app that will let you take pictures with your phone of each page of your documents and convert them to PDFs
    • If you have problems making a PDF contact your local court

If you need help, contact:

More information on filing for protection from abuse is available on our Protection from Abuse page.

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: 7/31/2020
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