URAP029. Oral argument. Amend. The amendments change the number of days in which a party may file a motion to continue for good cause in the Court of Appeals to match that which is allowed in the Supreme Court.
“Changes to the rules reflect that OPC is now under the supervision of the OPC Oversight Committee. The requirement that attorneys admitted on motion attend the OPC Ethics School has been removed. A definition for “formerly admitted applicant” has been added. In Rule 14-712(c)(1), the time permitted to transfer a UBE score has been extended from 24 to 36 months. Other changes include cleanup of typographical and numbering errors.”
USB14-0705. Admission by motion.
USB14-0707. Application; deadlines; withdrawals; postponements and fees.
USB14-0708. Character and fitness.
USB14-0711. Grading and passing of the Bar Examination.
USB14-0712. Qualifications for admission based on UBE.
USB14-0714. Unsuccessful Applicants: disclosure and right of inspection.
USB14-0716. License fees; enrollment fees; oath and admission.
USB14-0717. Readmission after resignation or disbarment of Utah attorneys.
USB14-0718. Licensing of Foreign Legal Consultants.
USB14-0719. Qualifications for admission of House Counsel Applicants.
URJP005. Definitions. Amended. Makes revisions to definitions of “adult” and “minor” in juvenile delinquency cases to comply with statutory changes in H.B. 384-Juvenile Justice Amendments.
URJP017. The petition. Amended. Makes revisions pertaining to petitions for expungement, including expungement of nonjudicial adjustments and petition for vacatur.
URJP021. Warrant of arrest or summons in cases under Section 78A-6-702 and Section 78A-6-703. Amended. Reflects statutory changes made by H.B. 384-Juvenile Justice Amendments.
URJP022. Initial appearance and preliminary examination in cases under Section 78A-6-702. Amended. Reflects statutory changes made by H.B. 384-Juvenile Justice Amendments.
URJP023. Hearing to waive jurisdiction and certify under Section 78A-6703: bind over to district court. Repealed. Rule 23 will be repealed because the underlying statute was repealed by H.B. 384-Juvenile Justice Amendments.
URJP023A. Hearing on conditions of Section 78A-6-702; bind over to district court. Amended. Reflects statutory changes made by H.B. 384-Juvenile Justice Amendments.
URJP031. Initiation of truancy proceedings. Amended. Corrects outdated statutory references.
URJP044. Findings and conclusions. Amended. Reflects statutory changes made by H.B. 384-Juvenile Justice Amendments.
URJP050. Presence at hearings. Amended. Permits and details Indian tribes’ right to participate in court proceedings pursuant to the Indian Child Welfare Act.
URJP056. Expungement. Amended. Makes revisions to statutory changes contained in H.B. 384 regarding procedures for petitioning for expungement of juvenile court adjudications and nonjudicial adjustments.
URAP003. Appeal as of right–how taken. Amend. The amendments to Rule 3: (1) incorporate the advisory committee note into paragraph (f), (2) update the reference of a clerk transmitting a certified copy in paragraph (g)(1) to the current practice of emailing the notice of appeal, and (3) clarify and cleanup the language.
URAP008. Stay or injunction pending appeal. Amend. The Rule 8 amendments: (1) amend paragraph (a) to parallel the federal Rule 8 except that only in extraordinary circumstances will an appellate court act on certain motions where the movant failed to request a stay or opposed an injunction in the trial court; (2) add requirements for bonds in paragraph (b); and (3) add new paragraph (c), which provides that for requests for relief to which Rules 65A or 62(c) of the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure applied in the trial court, any relief available pending appeal is governed by those rules.
USB14-0802. Authorization to practice law. Amend. Amendments to Rule 14-802: (1) permit Indian tribes, who have intervened in proceedings pursuant to the Indian Child Welfare Act, to have a designated nonlawyer represent them; (2) clarify that practicing law under Utah Supreme Court Standing Order 15 does not violate this rule; and (3) include other technical and formatting changes.
Shortly after the Supreme Court adopted Rules 5.4A and 5.4B of the Rules of Professional Conduct, it became evident that the fee-splitting and fee-sharing provisions of Rule 5.4A should be included in the Sandbox envisioned by Rule 5.4B and Standing Order 15. In response to input from the Bar Commission and others, the Supreme Court unanimously voted to make the necessary changes.
The relevant provisions of Rules 5.4A and 5.4B have been combined into Rule 5.4. Rules 5.4A and 5.4B are repealed effective immediately. Combined Rule 5.4 and revised Standing Order 15 are adopted effective immediately.
Combined Rule and Revised Standing Order
CJC03.7. Participation in Educational, Religious, Charitable, Fraternal, or Civic Organizations and Activities. Amended. The amendment modifies the circumstances under which judges may solicit funds for a judicial project.
CJA03-0402. Human Resources Administration (AMEND). Amendments include clarifying language, provide consistency with relevant state statutes and current practices, and align with the Judicial Council’s direction regarding Human Resource policies.
CJA03-0403. Judicial Branch Education (AMEND). Amendment authorizes the Board of Justice Court Judges (as opposed to the Management Committee) to excuse judges from the annual justice court conference, and ensure judicial mentors are timely assigned and the mentoring relationship is based upon mutually agreed learning objectives and professional development plans.
CJA04-0202.08. Fees for Records, Information, and Services (AMEND). Amendments account for the use of thumb drives and other current technology, and increase the charge for storage devices from $10.00 to $15.00.
CJA04-0106. Electronic Conferencing (REPEAL). Because remote hearing provisions exist in the rules of procedure, CJA 4-106 is repealed.
CJA04-0411. Courthouse Attire (NEW). This new rule ensures that Utah’s courts are open in accordance with Article 1, Section 11 of the Utah Constitution while balancing the need for decorum in court proceedings and the safety of all persons having business in Utah’s courthouses.
CJA06-0506. Procedure for Contested Matters Filed in the Probate Court (AMEND). Amendment changes “may” to “will” in regard to scheduling a pre-mediation conference.
CJA09-0101. Board of justice court judges (AMEND)
CJA09-0109. CJA 9-109. Presiding judges (AMEND)
Amendments provide an alternative to conducting elections for leadership positions in the justice courts when the justice court conference is canceled.
CJA03-0413. Judicial Library Resources. AMEND. Changes the reporting structure of the law library director from the appellate court administrator to the state court administrator. Also reduces the number of print publications that are authorized.