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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 6 (Rules of Small Claims Procedure)


Rule 6. Pretrial.
Rule printed on March 27, 2023 at 5:15 am. Go to https://www.utcourts.gov/rules for current rules.
Effective: 5/1/2004

(a) No discovery may be conducted but the parties are urged to exchange information prior to the trial.

(b) Written motions and responses may be filed prior to trial. Motions may be made orally or in writing at the beginning of the trial. No motions will be heard prior to trial.

(c) One postponement of the trial date per side may be granted by the clerk of the court. To request a postponement, a party must file a motion for postponement with the court at least 5 business days before trial. The clerk will give notice to the other party. A postponement for more than 45 calendar days may be granted only by the judge. The court may require the party requesting the postponement to pay the costs incurred by the other party.

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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