CJA01-0205. Standing and Ad Hoc Committees.
AMEND – Adds a member of the Utah Indigent Defense Commission to the Utah Judicial Council’s Standing Committee on Pretrial Release and Supervision.
AMEND – Adds a court commissioner to the Utah Judicial Council Standing Committee on Court Forms.
CJA04-202.02. Records Classification.
AMEND – Classifies abstracts of juvenile court judgments filed in district court as “private” court records.
CJA04-508. Guidelines for Ruling on Motion to Waive Fees.
AMEND – Makes the Standing Committee on Court Forms responsible to approve the motion and affidavit to waive fees forms (previously the responsibility of the Board of District or Juvenile Court Judges).
CJA Appendix I. Summary of Classification of Court Records.
AMEND – Change classification of “Criminal Investigations” case type from “Protected” to “Public unless otherwise ordered.”
Judicial Council Order
CJA04-0202.02. Records Classification. Amend. Allows a minor’s full name to be listed on any type of protective order, rather than initials only on adult protective orders and a full name on child protective orders. Classifies affidavits of indigency as private record.
CJA04-0202.07. Appeals. Amend. Clarifies that a person may appeal a response that a record does not exist or is not maintained by the court and amends the timing for filing and responding to an appeal.
CJA04-0510.03. Qualification of ADR Providers. Amend. Updates the language of the rule to reflect the broadened scope of the new ADR ethics exam.
Judicial Council Order
CJA04-0202.02 Records Classification. Amend. Classifies court records associated with actions for disease testing as sealed.
Supreme Court Order
CJA03-0403 Judicial branch education. Amend. Gives the Management Committee authority to excuse an active senior judge applying for reappointment from completing the annual 30 hour education requirement based on good cause. To be eligible, the senior judge must have completed at least 60 total education hours in the two years preceding the effective date of reappointment.
CJA04-0202.02 Records classification. Amend. Classifies jail booking sheets and nonresident violator notices of compliance as private. Deletes language addressing appellate brief addenda as they are governed by other rules.
CJA04-0404 Jury selection and service. Amend. Incorporates recent amendments to the statute regarding a juror’s term of service.
CJA04-0903 Uniform custody evaluations. Amend. Clarifies the list of professionals who may perform custody evaluations. Eliminates the provision allowing two custody evaluators to be appointed if one party resides out of state. Adds additional factors for a custody evaluator to consider when conducting an evaluation.
CJA03-0114. Judicial outreach. Amend. Reorders the intent language. Provides that model outreach programs shall take into account existing curricula. Requires the committee to propose and implement rather than develop policies that encourage judicial participation in outreach programs.
CJA04-0202.02. Records classification. Amend. Deletes maiden name and mother’s maiden name from the lists of private and safeguarded information. Classifies juvenile mediation disposition notices as juvenile court social records. Notes a statutory exception to the protection of certain victim information.
CJA04-0503. Mandatory electronic filing. Amend. Requires an attorney seeking an exemption from efiling to submit a written request to the District Court Administrator.
Judicial Council Minutes – January, 2016
Judicial Council Minutes – February, 2016
CJA 04-0202.02. Records classification. Amend. Records classification. Amend. Deletes maiden name and mother’s maiden name from the lists of private and safeguarded information. Classifies juvenile mediation disposition notices as juvenile court social records. Notes a statutory exception to the protection of certain victim information.
January Judicial Council Minutes.
CJA 04-0202.02. Records access. Amend. Provides that adoption records become public on the one hundredth anniversary of the date of the final decree as required by statute. Makes notices from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court private.
CJA 04-0202.04. Request to access a record associated with a case; request to classify a record associated with a case. Amend. Provides that a party with an interest in a case may move or petition a court with jurisdiction or a court that no longer has jurisdiction to reclassify a record or to have information redacted from the record. Adds all possible classifications. Provides that the relevant rules of procedure apply to such motions or petitions. Gives the appellate clerk the responsibility for protecting sealed briefs and removing information ordered to be redacted. Provides that a court order is only binding on the court, the parties to the petition, and the state law library, unless otherwise ordered.
CJA 04-0202.09. Miscellaneous. Amend. Provides that a party may move, or a non-party interested in a record may petition, to classify a record as private, protected, sealed, safeguarded, juvenile court legal, or juvenile court social, or to redact non-public information from a public record.
CJA 04-0205. Security of court records. Amend. Provides that an appellate clerk is responsible for expunging appellate records upon an order of expungement, but that an appellate brief will be public unless it is otherwise classified through an order on a motion or petition.
October 2015 Judicial Council Minutes.
CJA 04-0202.02. Records classification. Amend. Classifies appellate filings, including briefs, as public. Classifies records maintained and prepared by juvenile probation, except for those filed with the court, as protected.
CJA 04-0202.03. Records access. Amend. Provides that a person given access to a record in order for juvenile probation to fulfill a probation responsibility may access a safeguarded record.
CJA 04-0901. Mandatory electronic filing in juvenile court. New. Requires that pleadings and other papers filed in existing juvenile court cases on or after December 1, 2015 shall be filed electronically in C.A.R.E. Requires that pleadings and other papers filed to initiate juvenile court cases on or after August 1, 2016 shall be filed electronically in C.A.R.E.
October Judicial Council Minutes.
CJA 4-202.02. Records classification. Amend. Makes actions to remove an individual from the National Instant Background Check System private. Makes Qualified Domestic Relations Orders private.
Judicial Council Minutes.
CJA 04-0202.02 Records classification. Amend. Classifies records from cases involving minors seeking judicial consent for abortion as sealed.
CJA 04-0405. Juror and witness fees and expenses. Amend. Increases the rate for jury snacks and breaks from $3.00 to $4.00 in accordance with the state rate.
CJA 04-0906. Guardian ad litem program. Amend. Allows the Office of Guardian ad Litem to remove a private guardian ad litem who has not met the continuing education requirement from their case assignment roster.
Judicial Council Minutes.