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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.

UCJA Rule 15-716 (Code of Judicial Administration)


Rule 15-716. License fees; enrollment fees; oath and admission.
Rule printed on November 28, 2022 at 7:06 am. Go to https://www.utcourts.gov/rules for current rules.
Effective: 11/1/2018

(a) Court enrollment fees and Bar license fee. After notification that the Board has approved the Applicant for licensure, the Applicant must pay to the Bar the applicable Bar license fee.

(b) Motion for licensure and enrollment. Upon satisfaction of the requirements of Rule 15-716(a), the Board will submit motions to the Supreme Court for licensure certifying that the Applicants have satisfied all qualifications and requirements for licensure as a Paralegal Practitioner. The Board will submit two motions for licensure per year. After the motions are submitted and upon approval by the Supreme Court and upon taking the required oath, an Applicant is eligible to be licensed as a Paralegal Practitioner.

(c) Oath and certificate of licensure. Every Applicant must take an oath. The oath must be administered by the clerk of the Supreme Court or a Utah state judge of district or juvenile court level or higher.

(d) Time limit for licensure. An Applicant must resolve all application deficiencies and gain character and fitness approval within one year of filing the application or the application is closed. After receiving notice of character and fitness approval, an Applicant must pay the prescribed license and enrollment fees and take the oath as required by Rule 15-716(c) within six months or approval for licensure is automatically withdrawn.

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