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Volunteer Court Visitor Resources


Report Forms

  • Checklist for Request to Assign Court Visitor* - PDF Document PDF | Word Document Word
    • Request to Assign a Court Visitor - PDF Document PDF | Word Document Word
    • Order Assigning Court Visitor to Report on Request to Excuse Respondent from the Hearing - PDF Document PDF | Word Document Word
    • Order Assigning Court Visitor to Report on the Well Being - PDF Document PDF | Word Document Word
    • Order Assigning Court Visitor to Report on an Audit of Court Records - PDF Document PDF | Word Document Word
    • Order Assigning Court Visitor to Report on the Guardian's and Protected Person's Whereabouts - PDF Document PDF | Word Document Word
  • Report on Request to Excuse Respondent from the Hearing under Section 75-5-303 - PDF Document PDF | Word Document Word
    • Instructions for reporting on excusing the respondent from the hearing - PDF Document PDF | Word Document Word
  • Report on the Protected Person's Well-being - PDF Document PDF | Word Document Word
    • Instructions for reporting on the protected person's well-being - PDF Document PDF | Word Document Word
  • Report on Auditing Court Records - PDF Document PDF | Word Document Word
    • Instructions for reporting on auditing court records - PDF Document PDF | Word Document Word
    • Letter to Conservator on auditing court records - PDF Document PDF | Word Document Word
      • Sample Questions for Conservator - PDF Document PDF | Word Document Word
    • Letter to Guardian on auditing court records - PDF Document PDF | Word Document Word
      • Sample Questions for the Guardian - PDF Document PDF | Word Document Word
  • Report on Guardian's and Protected Person's Whereabouts - PDF Document PDF | Word Document Word
    • Instructions for reporting on the guardian's and protected person's whereabouts - PDF Document PDF | Word Document Word
    • Letter on Guardian and Protected Person's Whereabouts - PDF Document PDF | Word Document Word
    • Letter on Guardian and Protected Person's Whereabouts (en Español) - PDF Document PDF | Word Document Word

*Once you have filed your request to assign a court visitor, please contact the Volunteer Court Visitor Program. This allows program staff to expedite your request. You may contact the Volunteer Court Visitor Program by email at visitor@utcourts.gov or by calling 801-238-7030 or 801-578-3925.


Volunteer Manuals

  • Orientation Manual - PDF Document PDF
  • Excusing Respondent from the Hearing - PDF Document PDF
  • Protected Person's Well-being - PDF Document PDF
  • Auditing Court Records - PDF Document PDF
  • Finding Guardian's Whereabouts - PDF Document PDF
  • Dictionary of Legal and Medical Terms - PDF Document PDF
  • Summary of Volunteer Court Visitor Involvement in the Appointment of a Guardian - PDF Document PDF

Volunteer Training

  • Training Agenda, St. George (September 4th and 5th, 2014) - PDF Document PDF
  • Training Agenda, Salt Lake City (October 27th, 29th, and 31st, 2014) - PDF Document PDF

Training will be available for Continuing Legal Education (CLE) credit for attorneys who apply to volunteer. Topics covered in the training include information on:

  • guardianship law and court procedures
  • typical physical and mental conditions affecting individuals under guardianship
  • communication techniques with protected persons and guardians
  • overview of problems in guardianships and ways to identify them
  • available community resources
  • instructions on volunteer roles
  • volunteer safety

Administration

  • Volunteer Court Visitor Agreement - PDF Document PDF
  • Emergency Contact Information - PDF Document PDF
  • Mileage Reimbursement - PDF Document PDF
  • Work Report (Online survey of work done on each assignment)
  • Court Visitor Volunteer Background Check Results - PDF Document PDF | Word Document Word
  • Code of Ethics for Court Visitors - PDF Document PDF

Related Information

The Utah State Courts mission is to provide the people an open, fair, efficient, and independent system for the advancement of justice under the law.


Page Last Modified: 8/3/2016
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