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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 3-202 (Code of Judicial Administration)


Rule 3-202. Court referees prohibited.
Rule printed on December 3, 2022 at 5:11 am. Go to https://www.utcourts.gov/rules for current rules.
Effective: 1/1/2013


To prohibit courts from establishing the position of court referee.


This rule applies to all trial courts.

Statement of the Rule:

(1) Definition. Court referee means any person, other than:

(1)(A) a judge appointed under Article VIII of the Utah Constitution;

(1)(B) a senior judge appointed under Rule 11-201 or Rule 11-203;

(1)(C) a judge pro tempore appointed under Rule 11-202;

(1)(D) a court commissioner appointed under Rule 3-201;

(1)(E) a master appointed under Rule of Civil Procedure 53;

(1)(F) a clerk of court acting under Rule 4-704; or

(1)(G) a juvenile court probation officer acting under Section 78A-6-602 or Rule 7-301

by any title, including but not limited to court referee, traffic referee, hearing officer, or adjuster who resolves or recommends resolution of any case.

(2) Court referees prohibited. Court referees are prohibited.

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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