Rule 3. Style of pleadings and forms.
(a) Pleadings in the juvenile court include, but are not limitedto, petitions, motions, and responsive pleadings. Pleadings and other papersfiled with the juvenile court shall comply with Utah R. Civ. P 10. Pleadingsand other papers in cases transferred from the district court shall show thejuvenile court case number and the district court case number.
(b) Matters filed in the court shall be captioned as follows:
?(1) In minors' cases or private petition cases:?State of Utah, in the interest of __________________, a minor under ________years of age.?
?(2) In cases of adults charged with any crime:?State of Utah, Plaintiff, vs. ________________________, Defendant.?
?(3) In cases requesting protective orders: ?__________________,Petitioner, vs. __________________, Respondent.?
?(4) In adoptions: ?In the matter of theadoption of _____________________.?
?(5) In cases transferred from district courtinvolving issues of custody, support and parent time: ?State of Utah, in theinterest of __________________. In the matter of __________________, Petitioner,vs. __________________,Respondent.?
(c) Forms used in the juvenile court shall be those standardizedand adopted by the Board of Juvenile Court Judges or the Judicial Council, andmay be single spaced when so authorized.
EffectiveNovember 1, 2021