Category: -Rules of Juvenile Procedure

Rules of Juvenile Procedure – Effective November 1, 2018

URJP011. Amended. Clarifies that a request to extend the time period for filing a petition related to a detention order shall be made specifically by motion rather than merely “a separate written request.” Eliminates outdated language regarding court forms.

URJP018. Amended. Adds the term “parents” to make the language of the rule consistent with 78A-6-109.

URJP053. Appearance and withdrawal of counsel. Amended. Clarifies standards by which both retained and court-appointed counsel may withdraw as counsel of record in juvenile court proceedings.

URJP058. Amended. Adds a reference to Chapter 37 to the statement “the court shall honor the rights and procedures accorded to victims pursuant to Title 77, Chapters 37 and 38, Victims Rights.”

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Rules of Juvenile Procedure – Effective May 1, 2018

URJP007 Amend. Warrants.  Contains revisions necessitated by new statute section 78A-6-106.5 promulgated by H.B. 239 – Juvenile Justice Amendments.

URJP015 Amend. Preliminary inquiry; informal adjustment without petition.  Contains revisions necessitated by statutory revisions to section 78A-6-602 promulgated by H.B. 239 – Juvenile Justice Amendments.

URJP016 Amend. Transfer of delinquency case for preliminary inquiry.  Contains revisions necessitated by statutory revisions to section 78A-6-602 promulgated by H.B. 239 – Juvenile Justice Amendments.  Clarifies applicability of certain rule provisions to a child (under the age of 18) and a minor (under the age of 21).

URJP023A Amend. Hearing on conditions of Section 78A-6-702.  Changes burden of proof to preponderance to bring rule into conformity with 2015 statute change.

URJP033 Amend. Preliminary orders and summary proceedings.  Deletes provisions related to the ability to place non-resident runaways into the custody of the Division of child and Family Services.

URJP037 Amend. Adds reference to the statutory provisions in Section 78A-6-1111 pertaining to limitations on the appointment of counsel for indigent parties.

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Rules of Juvenile Procedure – Effective May 1, 2018

URJP014 Amend. Reception of referral, preliminary determination. Contains revisions necessitated by statutory revisions to section 78A-6-602 promulgated by H.B. 239 – Juvenile Justice Amendments.

URJP017 Amend. The petition. Contains revisions necessitated by statutory revisions to section 78A-6-602 promulgated by H.B. 239 – Juvenile Justice Amendments.

URJP034 Amend. Pretrial hearings in non-delinquency cases. Clarifies when the court may enter a default judgment.

URJP048 Amend. Post judgment motions. Renames rule from “New hearings” to “Post judgment motions” to more accurately reflect the full scope of the rule’s content. Reduces the time to file post judgment motions to 14 days from the 28 days provided by the Rules of Civil Procedure to avoid conflicts with the shorter time frames for filing expedited child welfare appeals.

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Rules of Juvenile Procedure – Effective November 1, 2017

URJP018 Adds language regarding the ability to serve a pleading by email on an attorney who has an email account on file with the Utah State Bar. Clarifies that eFiling in the Juvenile Court’s Court and Agency Records Exchange (C.A.R.E.) does not constitute service upon a party and that an agreement to accept email service is not required to effectuate the provisions of Rule 18.

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Rules of Juvenile Procedure

URJP 058. Victim rights. Amend. Requires the filing party or individual to redact all safeguarded victim information prior to filing a document for review by the judge and to certify that the information has been redacted. Makes an exception for information required by law in child welfare proceedings.
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URJP 002. Applicability of Rules of Civil Procedure and Criminal Procedure. Amend. Amends the rule to replace the term “permanent deprivation of parental rights” with “termination of parental rights.”
URJP 023. Hearing to waive jurisdiction and certify under Section 78A-6-703; bind over to district court. Amend. Amends the rule to comply with statutory changes to section 78A-6-703 enacted following the 2014 legislative general session.
URJP 023A. Hearing on conditions of Section 78A-6-702; bind over to district court. Amend. Amends the rule to comport with statutory changes to 78A-6-702 enacted following the 2014 legislative general session.
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