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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 63. Disability or disqualification of a judge. Amend. Advises the judge regarding voluntary recusal upon remand after reversal.
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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Rules of Appellate Procedure

URAP 1. Scope of rules. Recognizes the new rules governing appeals in child welfare cases. Effective May 3, 2004.
URAP 2. Suspension of rules. Adds a reference to two of the new child welfare rules. Effective May 3, 2004.
URAP 11. The record on appeal. Requires the trial court to include any presentence investigation report as a part of the record on appeal, and clarifies the manner in which the record should be paginated.
URAP 12. Transmission of the record. Requires a certified court reporter to prepare and file a transcript index.
URAP 24. Briefs. Requires parties who are seeking attorney fees to explicitly state the basis for the request.
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. Effective May 3, 2004.
URAP 53. Notice of Appeal. Describes the contents and service requirements of the notice of appeal. Effective May 3, 2004.
URAP 54. Transcript of Proceedings. Any necessary transcripts must be requested within 4 days after an appeal is filed. Effective May 3, 2004.
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. Effective May 3, 2004.
URAP 56. Response to Petition on Appeal. A response to the petition on appeal must be filed with 15 days. Effective May 3, 2004.
URAP 57. Record on Appeal; transmission of record. Establishes what is considered to be the record on appeal and when it must be transmitted. Effective May 3, 2004.
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. Effective May 3, 2004.
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. Effective May 3, 2004.

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Rules of Evidence

URE 608. Evidence of character and conduct of witness. Changes rule to be consistent with changes to the Federal Rule.
URE 803. Hearsay exceptions; availability of declarant immaterial. Transfers Rule 803(24) and Rule 804(b)(5) to a new Rule 807 to reflect changes to the Federal Rules of Evidence.
URE 804. Hearsay exceptions; declarant unavailable. Transfers Rule 803(24) and Rule 804(b)(5) to a new Rule 807 to reflect changes to the Federal Rules of Evidence.
URE 807. Other Exceptions. Transfers Rule 803(24) and Rule 804(b)(5) to a new Rule 807 to reflect changes to the Federal Rules of Evidence.

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Rules of Juvenile Procedure

URJP 44. Findings and conclusions. Clarifies requirement to review proposed order prior to signing.
URJP 45. Pre-disposition reports and social studies. Identifies the official responsible for delivery of the pre-disposition report.
URJP 46. Disposition hearing. Clarifies requirement to prepare proposed order and review it prior to signing.
URJP 53. Appearance and withdrawal of counsel. Modifies certification of counsel for withdrawal after final order.

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Code of Judicial Administration

CJA 1-205. Standing and ad hoc committees. Establishes the Judicial Outreach Committee. Technical amendments.
CJA 3-111.03. Standards of judicial performance. Establishes 30 hours per year as the minimum standard for certification.
CJA 3-114. Judicial outreach. Identifies the responsibilities of the Judicial Outreach Committee.
CJA 3-201.02. Court Commissioner Conduct Committee. Changes composition of Court Commissioner Conduct Committee.
CJA 3-202. Court Referees. Permits court to hire full or part time referee by contract. Effective December 15, 2003 subject to further amendment after the comment period.
CJA 3-412. Procurement of goods and services. Increases the amount of contracts within the discretion of the TCE from $1000 to $5000.
CJA 4-202.02. Records classification. Changes designation of PSI report from “controlled” to “protected” to conform with statute.
CJA 4-402. Clerical resources. Establishes process for clerical weighted caseload.
CJA 4-701. Failure to appear. Increases bail for failure to appear.
CJA 9-101. Board of Justice Court Judges. Changes justice court representative on the Education Committee.

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