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Finding Legal Help

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 4-705 (Code of Judicial Administration)


Rule 4-705. Juvenile traffic and parking offenses.
Rule printed on January 31, 2023 at 5:35 am. Go to https://www.utcourts.gov/rules for current rules.
Effective: 2/20/1992


To ensure that a juvenile's parent or guardian has the opportunity to address the court prior to the imposition of sentence.


This rule shall apply to all juvenile traffic and parking offenses.

Statement of the Rule:

(1) Upon a finding of guilt of a traffic or parking offense, a juvenile's parent or guardian may address the court regarding circumstances related to the imposition of sentence, and may address other issues with the permission of the court.

(2) Nothing in this rule shall be construed as authorizing a juvenile's non-attorney parent or guardian to act as the juvenile's attorney in the proceedings.

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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