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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 4 (Rules of Small Claims Procedure)


Rule 4. Counter affidavit.
Rule printed on March 27, 2023 at 4:58 am. Go to https://www.utcourts.gov/rules for current rules.
Effective: 7/18/2016

(a) Defendant may file with the clerk of the court a counter affidavit stating facts showing the right to recover money from plaintiff.

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

(c) Except as provided in Rule 2A, any counter affidavit must be filed at least 15 calendar days before the trial. The clerk of the court will mail a copy of the counter affidavit to plaintiff at the address provided by plaintiff on the affidavit.

A counter affidavit for more than the monetary limit for small claims actions may not be filed under these rules.

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.

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