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UCJA Rule 4-110 (Code of Judicial Administration)


Rule 4-110. Transfer of juvenile cases from district and justice courts to the juvenile court.
Rule printed on December 6, 2022 at 7:47 am. Go to https://www.utcourts.gov/rules for current rules.
Effective: 11/1/2013


To establish criteria and procedures for transferring juvenile cases from the district and justice courts to the juvenile court.


This rule applies to juvenile, district and justice courts.

Statement of the Rule:

(1) The justice court may transfer a criminal matter in which the defendant is a minor to the juvenile court under Section 78A-7-106.

(2) The district court may transfer a traffic matter in which the defendant is a minor to the juvenile court for post-judgment proceedings if:

(2)(A) the case has been adjudicated, either by the entry of a guilty plea or by a trial on the merits; and ;

(2)(B) there is an outstanding fine or restitution obligation or a compensatory service order; and

(2)(C) reasonable collection efforts have been made, including the issuance of an order to show cause or bench warrant; and

(2)(D) an order has been issued to the State Driver's License Division suspending the minor’s driver's license; and

(2)(E) the minor is in contempt of court.

(3) Fine revenue generated by the juvenile court in cases transferred for post-judgment proceedings is state revenue.

(4) Cases transferred from the district or justice court shall be accompanied by an order of transfer and a mailing certificate verifying that a copy of the order was mailed to the minor and, where available, to the minor’s parent, guardian or custodian.

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