Rule 15-1107. Award;form; service of award; judicial confirmation of award.
(b)Delivery to Bar office. The award shall be in writing,and shall be signed by the members of the panel concurring or by the solearbitrator. The award shall include a determination of all questions submittedto the panel or sole arbitrator which are necessary to resolve the dispute. Theoriginal of the award shall be forwarded by the panel chair or sole arbitratorto the Bar office.
(c) Form.While the award is not required to be in any particular form, it should, ingeneral, consist of a preliminary statement reciting the jurisdictional facts,such as that a hearing was held upon notice pursuant to a written agreement toarbitrate, the parties were given an opportunity to testify and cross-examine,and shall include a brief statement of the dispute, findings and the award.
(d) Serviceon parties. The panel or sole arbitrator shall render a written decision whichshall be forwarded by the panel chairman or sole arbitrator to the Bar office,which shall then forward the decision to the petitioner and the respondent.
(e) Clientaward ? judicial confirmation. If the award favors the client, and the licensedparalegal practitioner fails to comply with the award within 20 days after thedate on which a copy of the award is mailed to him, the client may seek aconfirmation of the award in accordance with the Utah Uniform Arbitration Actbut without further assistance by the Bar.
(f)Licensed paralegal practitioner award ? judicial confirmation. If the awardfavors the licensed paralegal practitioner, and the client fails to comply withthe award within 20 days after the date upon which a copy of the award ismailed to the client by the Bar office the licensed paralegal practitioner mayexercise his or her rights under the Utah Uniform Arbitration Act, whichprovides for the judicial confirmation of arbitration awards but withoutfurther assistance by the Bar.
(g)Modification of award by arbitrators.
(g)(1) Uponmotion of any party to the arbitrators or upon order of the court pursuant to amotion, the arbitrators may modify the award if:
Effective November 1, 2018