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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 4-901 (Code of Judicial Administration)


Rule 4-901. Mandatory electronic filing in juvenile court.
Rule printed on January 31, 2023 at 7:15 am. Go to https://www.utcourts.gov/rules for current rules.
Effective: 12/19/2022


To require that documents in juvenile court cases be filed electronically.

To provide for exceptions.


This rule applies in the juvenile court.

Statement of the Rule:

(1) Juvenile cases. Except as provided in Paragraph (2), pleadings and other papers filed in juvenile court cases shall be electronically filed using the juvenile court’s Court and Agency Records Exchange (C.A.R.E.). The electronic filer shall obtain and use a unique C.A.R.E. login for all electronic filings in the juvenile court.

(2) Exceptions.

(2)(A) Self-represented parties. A self-represented party who is not a lawyer may file pleadings and other papers by email, mail, or in person.

(2)(B) Hardship exemption. A lawyer whose request for a hardship exemption from this rule has been approved by the Judicial Council may file pleadings and other papers using any method permitted by the Judicial Council. To request an exemption, the lawyer shall submit a written request outlining why an exemption is necessary to the Juvenile Court Administrator.

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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