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UCJA Rule 4-503 (Code of Judicial Administration)

 

Rule 4-503. Mandatory electronic filing.
Rule printed on November 28, 2022 at 6:59 am. Go to https://www.utcourts.gov/rules for current rules.
Effective: 1/1/2020

Intent:

To require that documents in district court civil cases be filed electronically.

To provide for exceptions.

Applicability:

This rule applies in the district court.

Statement of the Rule:

(1) Except as provided in Paragraph (2), pleadings and other papers filed in civil cases in the district court on or after April 1, 2013 must be electronically filed using the electronic filer’s interface.

(2)(A) A self-represented party who is not a lawyer or licensed paralegal practitioner may file pleadings and other papers using any means of delivery permitted by the court.

(2)(B) A lawyer or licensed paralegal practitioner whose request for a hardship exemption from this rule has been approved by the Judicial Council may file pleadings and other papers using any means of delivery permitted by the court. To request an exemption, the lawyer or licensed paralegal practitioner must submit a written request to the District Court Administrator outlining why the exemption is necessary.

(2)(C) Pleadings and other papers in probate cases may be filed using any means of delivery permitted by the court until July 1, 2013, at which time they must be electronically filed using the electronic filer’s interface.

(3) The electronic filer must be an attorney or licensed paralegal practitioner of record and must use a unique and personal identifier that is provided by the filer’s service provider.


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