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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.

SRPE Rule 2A (Rules of Small Claims Procedure)


Rule 2A. Defendant's removal from district court.
Rule printed on March 27, 2023 at 5:10 am. Go to https://www.utcourts.gov/rules for current rules.
Effective: 7/18/2016

(a)A defendant removing a case from district court pursuant to 78A-8-102 shall file with the clerk of the justice court with jurisdiction:

(a)(1) a copy of the notice of removal filed in district court;

(a)(2) the plaintiff’s stipulation to proceed in small claims; and

(a)(3) any counter affidavit showing a right to recover damages from the plaintiff.

(b) Unless waived upon filing an affidavit of impecuniosity, the appropriate filing fee must accompany the notice of removal.

(c)Upon filing the notice of removal, the clerk of the court shall schedule the trial and issue notices, which the defendant shall serve upon the plaintiff, along with a copy of any counter affidavit.

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