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Finding Legal Help

You are not required to hire an attorney, but legal matters can be complicated. Consider talking to an attorney to go over your options. See the Finding Legal Help page for information about free and low cost ways to get legal help. 

Como encontrar ayuda legal

Usted no está obligado a contratar un abogado, pero los asuntos legales pueden ser complicados. Considere la posibilidad de hablar con un abogado para hablar de sus opciones. Para información sobre cómo obtener ayuda legal vea nuestra página Como encontrar ayuda legal.

eFiling in Juvenile Court

Electronic filing is mandatory in juvenile court effective December 1, 2015. See UCJA Rule 4-901.

Welcome to the juvenile court eFiling web page. This web page was created to provide information to community partners and the public, about the juvenile court's transition to electronic filing The web page contains information and forms on requesting access to CARE, training in CARE, and training materials for community partners and the public. The page also includes links to Online Court Assistance Program (OCAP), the website for assistance in preparing court documents and My Case, a system that allows you to view information about your juvenile case and e-payments. CARE is the Court and Agencies' Record Exchange (CARE) case management system. CARE is a system designed to be used by a wide variety of users and its purpose is to manage data throughout the entire process of involvement with the Juvenile Court. Additionally, the web page includes answers to the "most frequently asked" questions regarding eFiling and CARE questions. Also there is contact information for CARE/eFiling trainers and specialists in each judicial district.

Getting Started with eFiling

CARE Access

Login to CARE

In order to electronically file in the Utah Juvenile Court you will need to obtain a CARE login. The Division of Child and Family Services and the Guardian Ad Litem's will electronically file through their own system (SAFE and VOICE) through the existing Interface agreements.

  • Instructions on requesting access and training in CARE - Google Doc
  • CARE Computer Requirement Instructions - PDF

Each Director or Owner of a Firm or Agency will need to fill out the Firm/Agency Agreement. This agreement authorizes access in CARE to the Firm or Agency's cases for those individuals that the Agency or Firm identifies as needing access, such as other attorneys in the Firm and/or paralegals.

  • Agency/Firm Agreement - PDF

Each individual user of CARE must fill out and sign a User Agreement.

  • User Agreement - PDF

Electronic Filing in Utah's Juvenile Courts

  • Mandatory eFiling in the Juvenile Court - PDF
  • Juvenile Court's eFiling Implementation Plan - PDF
  • Juvenile Court's eFiling Information - PDF
  • Frequently Asked Questions for Attorneys - PDF
  • Utah State Juvenile Court eFiling Standards - PDF
  • Request for Data Correction

    If incorrect data has been entered into CARE, you must submit a Request for Data Correction form. File the Request for Data Correction in the appropriate case.
    PLEASE NOTE - do not confuse data correction errors with documents filed incorrectly. - PDF | Word

  • Exemptions to the Juvenile Court eFiling Rule - PDF

CARE Information and Training Resources

Phase II of eFiling requires the filer to create the new case and/or incident. This will become mandatory on August 1, 2016 per UCJA Rule 4-901.

Phase II eFiling Information
  • How Do I Document: Case/Incident Creation for the Attorney General's Office - PDF
  • How Do I Document: Case/Incident Creation for Prosecutors - PDF
  • How Do I Document: New Case Creation for Prosecutors - PDF
  • How Do I Document: Case/Incident Creation for Defense Attorneys/Private Attorneys - PDF
  • How Do I Document: eFiling Troubleshooting Guide - PDF
  • Online Training Program (OTP) - eFiling
  • How to Access your Court Calendar and a Shelter/DT Docket - PDF
  • How to link document in CARE for Attorneys - PDF
  • Juvenile Court eFiling for Defense Counsel - PDF
  • Juvenile Court eFiling for the Attorney General's Office - PDF
  • Juvenile Court eFiling for Prosecuting Attorneys - PDF
  • Certificate of Training - PDF

Public Information

CARE Frequently Asked Questions

Technical Difficulties

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: 12/8/2023

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