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UCJA Rule 10-1-305 (Code of Judicial Administration)


Rule 10-1-305. Mediation in small claim appeals.
Rule printed on November 28, 2022 at 7:15 am. Go to https://www.utcourts.gov/rules for current rules.
Effective: 8/27/2009


To establish policy regarding mediation of appeals in small claim cases.


This rule shall apply to the Third District Court.

Statement of the Rule:

(1) For appeals filed in locations where a program for mediating small claims appeals exists, the parties are required to mediate the dispute prior to the case being scheduled for pretrial or trial.

(2) A certificate from the mediator confirming the completion of good faith mediation by all parties must appear in the file.

(3) If any of the parties fail to complete good faith mediation, the court may impose sanctions including the assessment of costs and expenses, the striking of pleadings, the granting of default and/or the dismissal of the appeal and remand to the original small claims court.

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