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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.

UCJA Rule 3-404 (Code of Judicial Administration)


Rule 3-404. Public information program.
Rule printed on January 31, 2023 at 7:33 am. Go to https://www.utcourts.gov/rules for current rules.
Effective: 11/1/2010


To establish a public information program within the Administrative Office.

To identify the Administrative Office as primarily responsible for the administration and management of the public information program.

To establish criteria governing the type of public information services which shall be provided to the judiciary, the media and the public.


This rule shall apply to the judiciary.

Statement of the Rule:

(1) A public information program is established within and administered by the Administrative Office. The goal of the public information program is to establish strategies which promote the judiciary's missions, goals and activities in a manner which reflects a positive image of the courts.

(2) The public information program shall include:

(2)(a) the development and maintenance of internal communication within the judiciary;

(2)(b) the development and maintenance of external communications and media relations;

(2)(c) the development of protocol for and providing assistance to judges, staff and the media in high-profile cases;

(2)(d) the development and maintenance of public education programs; and

(2)(e) the publication of reports on the operations of the courts including financial and statistical data, recommendations for legislative or administrative action and a general review of the activities of the judiciary.

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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