Rule 14-530. Costs.

(a) Assessment. The prevailing party in a proceeding on a formal complaint 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. OPC counsel shall not be deemed to have prevailed on any count in the formal complaint unless the sanction imposed exceeds any sanction to which the respondent conditionally consented under Rule 14-520(b) prior to the hearing.

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

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