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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.

UCJA Rule 14-104 (Code of Judicial Administration)

 

Rule 14-104. Admission to practice law; qualifications, enrollment, oath, and fees.
Rule printed on October 6, 2022 at 5:22 pm. Go to https://www.utcourts.gov/rules for current rules.
Effective: 11/1/2018

(a) The Board, by delegation from the Supreme Court, shall have the power to determine the qualifications and requirements for admission to the practice of law and to conduct examinations of applicants; and it shall from time to time certify to the Court those applicants found to be qualified. Qualifications and requirements for admission to the practice of law shall be as set forth in Chapter 14, Article 7, Admissions.

(b) The Board, by delegation from the Supreme Court, shall have the power to determine the qualifications and requirements for the Licensure of the Licensed Paralegal Practitioners and to conduct examinations of applicants, and it shall from time to time certify to the Court those applicants found to be qualified. Qualifications and requirements for Licensed Paralegal Practitioner licensure shall be as set forth in Chapter 15, Article 7, Licensure.

(c) The approval by the Supreme Court of any person certified for licensure to practice law shall entitle him or her to be enrolled in the Bar upon his or her taking an oath to support the Constitution of the United States and of Utah and to discharge faithfully the duties of an attorney at law, foreign legal consultant or Licensed Paralegal Practitioner to the best of his or her knowledge and ability, and payment of the fee fixed by the Board with the approval of the Court, and thereafter, to practice law upon payment of annual or special license fees herein provided, subject to the provisions of this chapter.

(d) Upon receiving certification by the Board and approval from the Supreme Court, the applicant shall pay a fee set by the Court to the clerk of the Court for a certificate of admission, a portion of which shall be retained by the state treasurer as a special fund for the benefit of the Utah State Law Library, to be expended by the Utah Judicial Council.

(e) Roll of licensed lawyers and Licensed Paralegal Practitioners. The clerk of the Court shall keep a roll of the attorneys at law admitted to practice in Utah and Licensed Paralegal Practitioners, which must be signed by each person admitted or licensed before he or she is enrolled and receives his or her certificate of admission to the Bar or license as a foreign legal consultant or Licensed Paralegal Practitioner.


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