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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 4A (Rules of Small Claims Procedure)


Rule 4A. Defendant's removal to district court.
Rule printed on March 25, 2023 at 9:01 am. Go to https://www.utcourts.gov/rules for current rules.
Effective: 7/18/2016

(a) To exercise the right to a jury trial, a defendant shall:

(a)(1) Within 15 days of being served with the affidavit, file notice of removal in the district court;

(a)(2) pay the appropriate filing fee, unless waived by the district court; and

(a)(3) file a copy of the notice of removal in the small claims court, with the number of the district court case, and proof of service.

(b) Upon filing the notice of removal, the clerk of the justice court shall close its case and the matter shall continue in district court under the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure.

(c) If a case is not removed to district court pursuant to this rule, the right to a jury trial in the first instance is waived and the matter, including any appeal, shall proceed according to 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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