Rule 11-539. Costs.

(a) Assessment. The prevailing party in an Action may be awarded judgment for costs in accordance with Rule 54(d) of the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure.

(b) Offer of discipline by consent. The OPC will not be deemed to have prevailed in the Action on any count of the complaint unless the sanction imposed exceeds any sanction to which the Respondent conditionally consented under Rule 11-565 before the hearing.

(c) Disability cases. Costs will not be awarded in disability cases except pursuant to paragraph (d).

(d) Trusteeship. Court-appointed trustees, including the OPC in cases in which it is appointed the trustee, may collect costs for notifying the Respondentís clients, including charges for copying, postage, publication, and fees from money collected.

Effective December 15, 2020