Category: URCP045

Rules of Civil Procedure – Effective May 1, 2018

URCP005. Service and filing of pleadings and other papers. Amend.  Provides that the court submitting a paper to the electronic filing service provider is a valid method of service if the person being served has an electronic filing account. Also provides that certificates of service are not required for papers that are prepared and served by the court when service to all parties is made under paragraph (b)(3)(A). 

URCP006. Time. Amend. Adopts the prisoner mailbox rule, which provides that pleadings and papers filed or served by an inmate confined in an institution are timely if they are deposited in the institution’s internal mail system on or before the last day for filing. Also provides that when a party is not represented by an attorney, does not have an electronic filing account, and may or must act within a specified time after the filing of a paper, the period of time within which the party may or must act is counted from the service date and not the filing date of the paper.

URCP026.03. Subpoena. Amend. In response to recent legislative updates to Utah Code section 78B-6-810, changes the language in paragraphs (b)(2) and (c) from “occupancy hearing” to “evidentiary hearing” and removes the language “to determine occupancy” in those paragraphs. Also removes the reference to commercial tenants in paragraph (a).

URCP045. Subpoena. Amend. Makes a technical amendment in conformity with Rule 6.

Supreme Court Order (Rules 6, 26.3 and 45)

Supreme Court Order (Rule 5)

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Rules of Civil Procedure – Effective May 1, 2017

URCP007. Pleadings allowed; motions, memoranda, hearings, orders. Amend. Returns pre-2015 paragraph (b)(2) language addressing limits on orders to show cause to new paragraph (q).
 
URCP035. Physical and mental examination of persons. Amend. The 2017 amendments to Rule 35 clarify when there is overlap between a Rule 26(a)(4) expert report and when there is not. They also provide the shorter of a 60-day time frame or 7 days prior to the close of fact discovery in which the party requesting the Rule 35 examination must disclose the report to the person being examined.
 
URCP045. Subpoena. Amend. In conformity with Rule 84’s repeal, makes a technical amendment to paragraph (a)(1)(E). Also makes a technical amendment to paragraph (i) in anticipation of the prisoner mailbox rule’s adoption.
 
URCP065C. Post-conviction relief. Amend. Expressly makes all records in the criminal case under review, including the records in an appeal of that conviction, part of the trial court record in the petition for post-conviction relief.
URCP084. Forms. Repeal. Since the task of creating and updating court forms resides with the newly formed Judicial Council Standing Committee on Forms under UCJA Rules 1-205 and 3-117, the Supreme Court’s Advisory Committee on the Rules of Civil Procedure will no longer create forms.
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URCP 026. General provisions governing disclosure and discovery. Amend. Refers the person requesting extraordinary discovery to rule 37.
URCP 030. Depositions upon oral questions. Amend. Deletes an incorrect reference to appellate transcripts of court hearings as the method for preparing a transcript of a deposition.
URCP 037. Discovery and disclosure motions; Sanctions. Amend. Replaces traditional discovery motions with the process of expedited statements of discovery issues currently found in Code of Judicial Administration Rule 4-502. If approved, the procedural provisions of Rule 4-502 will be deleted. Allows costs and attorney’s fees to be included as part of a statement of discovery issues, but requires a motion for sanctions.
URCP 045. Subpoena. Amend. Refers the person objecting to a subpoena or requesting an order to compel to rule 37. Requires that a third-party subpoena be served on the other parties.
Supreme Court Order.

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URCP 016. Pretrial conferences, scheduling, and management conferences. Amend. Coordinates sanction provisions with those in Rule 35 and Rule 37. Adopt the federal provisions governing discovery of electronically stored information. Effective Date: November 1, 2007.
URCP 023A. Derivative actions by shareholders. Renumber and amend. Renumbers the rule to conform to Supreme Court protocol. Amends the rule to more clearly delineate the content of the petition. Effective Date: November 1, 2007.
URCP 026. General provisions governing discovery. Amend. Adopt the federal provisions governing discovery of electronically stored information. Effective Date: November 1, 2007.
URCP 033. Interrogatories to parties. Amend. Adopt the federal provisions governing discovery of electronically stored information. Effective Date: November 1, 2007.
URCP 034. Production of documents and things and entry upon land for inspection and other purposes. Amend. Adopt the federal provisions governing discovery of electronically stored information. Effective Date: November 1, 2007.
URCP 035. Physical and mental examination of persons. Amend. Coordinates sanction provisions with those in Rule 16 and Rule 37. Effective Date: November 1, 2007.
URCP 037. Failure to make or cooperate in discovery; sanctions. Amend. Creates sanctions for spoliation of evidence. Coordinates sanction provisions with those in Rule 16 and Rule 35. Adopt the federal provisions governing discovery of electronically stored information. Effective Date: November 1, 2007.
URCP 045. Subpoena. Amend. Require person scheduling deposition to give advance notice before serving subpoena. Permit person serving subpoena rather than recipient to decide whether records should be copied and delivered or delivered for inspection and copying. Requires advance pa Effective Date: November 1, 2007.
URCP 101. Motion practice before court commissioners. Amend. Permit motion for default judgment to be heard by the court commissioner. Technical amendments. Effective Date: November 1, 2007.
URCP 106. Modification of divorce decrees. Amend. Expand to include modification of any final domestic relations order. Effective Date: November 1, 2007.
URCP Form40. Subpoena. Repeal & Reenact. Subpoena, Notice of Rights, Objection. Effective Date: November 1, 2007.

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Utah Rules of Civil Procedure

URCP 45. Subpoena. Amend. Correct reference to Rule 4 regarding methods of serving subpoena.
URCP 47. Jurors. Amend. Conforms rule regulating conversing with jurors to caselaw.
URCP 56. Summary judgment. Amend. Corrects reference to URCP 7. Technical amendments.
URCP 64. Writs in general. New. Substantial reorganization of rules regulating writs for the seizure of property. Substantial changes to procedures.
URCP 64A. Prejudgment writs in general. Repeal and reenact. Substantial reorganization of rules regulating writs for the seizure of property. Substantial changes to procedures.
URCP 64B. Writ of replevin. Repeal and reenact. Substantial reorganization of rules regulating writs for the seizure of property. Substantial changes to procedures.
URCP 64C. Writ of attachment. Repeal and reenact. Substantial reorganization of rules regulating writs for the seizure of property. Substantial changes to procedures.
URCP 64D. Writ of garnishment. Repeal and reenact. Substantial reorganization of rules regulating writs for the seizure of property. Substantial changes to procedures.
URCP 64E. Writ of execution. Repeal and reenact. Substantial reorganization of rules regulating writs for the seizure of property. Substantial changes to procedures.
URCP 64F. Waiver of bond or undertaking. Repeal. Substantial reorganization of rules regulating writs for the seizure of property. Substantial changes to procedures.
URCP 66. Receivers. Repeal and reenact. Substantial reorganization of rules regulating writs for the seizure of property. Substantial changes to procedures.
URCP 69. Execution and proceedings supplemental thereto. Repeal. Substantial reorganization of rules regulating writs for the seizure of property. Substantial changes to procedures. Substantial changes to seizure and sale of property.
URCP 69A. Seizure of property. New. Substantial reorganization of rules regulating writs for the seizure of property. Substantial changes to procedures. Substantial changes to seizure and sale of property.
URCP 69B. Sale of property; delivery of property. New. Substantial reorganization of rules regulating writs for the seizure of property. Substantial changes to procedures. Substantial changes to seizure and sale of property.
URCP 69C. Redemption of real property after sale. New. Substantial reorganization of rules regulating writs for the seizure of property. Substantial changes to procedures. Substantial changes to seizure and sale of property.

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