Continue Reading
Continue Reading
Continue Reading

Rules of Civil Procedure – Effective December 18, 2019, pursuant to Rule 11-105(5) of the Utah Code of Judicial Administration

URCP086. Licensed paralegal practitioners. AMEND. The approved amendments remove the requirement to serve papers on both the party and the licensed paralegal practitioner, and instead require a licensed paralegal practitioner who has entered a general appearance to inform their client of any papers filed, regardless of whether the paper falls within the scope of the licensed paralegal practitioner’s representation.

Supreme Court Order

Continue Reading
Continue Reading
Continue Reading

Probate Rules: Utah Rules of Civil Procedure and Utah Code of Judicial Administration – Effective January 1, 2020

URCP026.04. Provisions governing disclosure and discovery in contested proceedings under Title 75 of the Utah Code. New. Carves out the circumstances under which an objection to a probate petition may be made, as well as the initial disclosures and timelines for discovery.

CJA06-0506. Procedure for contested matters filed in the probate court. New. Codifies a long-standing probate mediation practice in the Third District, makes probate mediation statewide, institutes a pre-mediation conference, and addresses the role of interested persons.

Supreme Court Order – URCP 26.4

Judicial Council Order – CJA 6-506

Continue Reading

Code of Judicial Administration – Effective January 1, 2020, pursuant to Rule 11-105(5) of the Utah Code of Judicial Administration

CJA04-0403. Electronic Signature and Signature Stamp Use. Amended. In conjunction with new URCP 109, authorizes automatically affixing electronic judicial signatures on certain standardized domestic relations injunctions.

CJA04-0503. Mandatory Electronic Filing. Amended. Requires Licensed Paralegal Practitioners to file documents electronically.

Judicial Council Order

Continue Reading

Code of Judicial Administration

CJA01-0303. Internal procedures and organizations. Amended. The amendments to Rule 1-303 clarify the frequency of Board meetings and the frequency of reports of the Boards to the Judicial Council.

CJA05-0101. The Board of Appellate Court Judges. New. Rule 5-101 establishes the Board of Appellate Court Judges and the conduct of the meetings of the Board.

Judicial Council Order

Continue Reading

Rule of Criminal Procedure – Effective November 18, 2019, pursuant to Rule 11-105(5) of the Utah Code of Judicial Administration

URCrP009. Proceedings for persons arrested without a warrant on suspicion of a crime. Amended. The amendments modify the times within which a defendant must appear in court after a warrantless arrest when the defendant has been unable to meet the release conditions set by the magistrate.

URCrP009A. Procedures for persons arrested pursuant to warrant. Amended. The amendments modify the times within which a defendant must appear in court when the defendant has been arrested pursuant to a warrant and has been unable to meet the release conditions set by the court.

Supreme Court Order

Continue Reading