Category: URAP052

Rules of Appellate Procedure – Effective November 1, 2016

URAP002 Adds Rule 14(a) to the list of rules that the court cannot suspend.

URAP014 Amend. Requires a party seeking review in the Supreme Court or Court of Appeals of an administrative agency order to file a petition for review even if a statute describing the review describes it as an appeal. Removes provisions governed by statute or other rules.

URAP025A New. Describes the requirement and procedures for serving briefs on the attorney general or county or municipal attorney when challenging the constitutionality of a statute or ordinance. Establishes penalties for failure to do so. Allows the attorney general or county or municipal attorney to file an amicus brief when the constitutionality of a statute or ordinance is challenged. Allows the appellate court to request an amicus brief.

URAP052 Describes the effect of post-trial motions in child welfare proceedings using language similar to Rule 4.

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Utah Rules of Appellate Procedure

URAP 01. Scope of rules. Amend. Recognizes the new rules governing appeals in child welfare cases.
URAP 02. Suspension of rules. Amend. Adds a reference to two of the new child welfare rules.
URAP 52. Child Welfare Appeals. New. A notice of appeal must be filed within 15 days from the order to be appealed. Cross-appeals must be filed within 15 days.
URAP 53. Notice of Appeal. New. Describes the contents and service requirements of the notice of appeal.
URAP 54. Transcript of Proceedings. New. Any necessary transcripts must be requested within 4 days after an appeal is filed.
URAP 55. Petition on Appeal. New. The appellant must file a petition on appeal within 15 days from the notice of appeal. The rule describes the format and contents of the petition.
URAP 56. Response to Petition on Appeal. New. A response to the petition on appeal must be filed with 15 days.
URAP 57. Record on Appeal; transmission of record. New. Establishes what is considered to be the record on appeal and when it must be transmitted.
URAP 58. Ruling. New. The court will issue a ruling based on the record on appeal, the petition, and the response, or the court can order that the case be fully briefed.
URAP 59. Extensions of time. New. The rule describes the procedure and circumstances for extensions of time to file the appeal, the petition, or the response.

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Rules of Appellate Procedure

The following Rules of Appellate Procedure have been adopted by the Supreme Court effective May 3, 2004 under the Court’s emergency rulemaking authority. CJA 11-101(4)(E). The rules are being published for comment, are subject to further change after the comment period, and are in effect during the comment period.
URAP 1. Scope of rules. Recognizes the new rules governing appeals in child welfare cases.
URAP 2. Suspension of rules. Adds a reference to two of the new child welfare rules.
URAP 52. Child Welfare Appeals. A notice of appeal must be filed within 15 days from the order to be appealed. Cross-appeals must be filed within 15 days.
URAP 53. Notice of Appeal. Describes the contents and service requirements of the notice of appeal.
URAP 54. Transcript of Proceedings. Any necessary transcripts must be requested within 4 days after an appeal is filed.
URAP 55. Petition on Appeal. The appellant must file a petition on appeal within 15 days from the notice of appeal. The rule describes the format and contents of the petition.
URAP 56. Response to Petition on Appeal. A response to the petition on appeal must be filed with 15 days.
URAP 57. Record on Appeal; transmission of record. Establishes what is considered to be the record on appeal and when it must be transmitted.
URAP 58. Ruling. The court will issue a ruling based on the record on appeal, the petition, and the response, or the court can order that the case be fully briefed.
URAP 59. Extensions of time. The rule describes the procedure and circumstances for extensions of time to file the appeal, the petition, or the response.

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