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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 3-418 (Code of Judicial Administration)

 

Rule 3-418. Model Utah Jury Instructions.
Rule printed on August 7, 2022 at 10:17 am. Go to https://www.utcourts.gov/rules for current rules.
Effective: 11/1/2015

Intent:

To develop jury instructions that are an accurate statement of Utah law using simple structure and, where possible, words of ordinary meaning.

Applicability:

This rule applies to the committees on Model Utah Jury Instructions.

Statement of the Rule:

The committees on Model Utah Jury Instructions will develop jury instructions that are accurate statements of Utah law using simple structure and, where possible, words of ordinary meaning. If Utah law is unclear or not yet established, the committees may draft an instruction with two or more alternatives based on differing authority. The order of the alternatives does not imply preference.


The Utah State Courts mission is to provide the people an open, fair, efficient, and independent system for the advancement of justice under the law.

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