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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.

URCP Rule 40 (Rules of Civil Procedure)


Rule 40. Scheduling and postponing a trial.
Rule printed on May 29, 2023 at 3:10 pm. Go to https://www.utcourts.gov/rules for current rules.

(a) Scheduling a trial. Until a case is certified in accordance with Rule 16, the court may but is not required to schedule a trial.

(b) Postponement. The court may postpone a trial for good cause upon such terms as are just, including the payment of costs.

(c) Preserving testimony of witnesses. If requested, the court may conduct a hearing to examine and cross-examine any witness present, and the testimony may be read at the trial with the same effect as and subject to the same objections to a deposition under Rule 32.

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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