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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 72 (Rules of Civil Procedure)


Rule 72. Property bonds.
Rule printed on May 29, 2023 at 6:58 pm. Go to https://www.utcourts.gov/rules for current rules.

(a) A real property bond posted with the court shall:

(a)(1) be signed by all owners of record;

(a)(2) contain the complete legal description of the property and the property tax identification number;

(a)(3) be acknowledged before a notary public;

(a)(4) be accompanied by a copy of the document vesting title in the owners;

(a)(5) be accompanied by a copy of the property tax statement for the current or previous year;

(a)(6) be accompanied by a current title report, a current foreclosure report, or such other information as required by the court; and

(a)(7) be accompanied by a written statement from each lien holder stating:

(a)(7)(A) the current balance of the lien;

(a)(7)(B) the date the most recent payment was made;

(a)(7)(C) that the debt is not in default; and

(a)(7)(D) that the lien holder will notify the court if a default occurs or if a foreclosure process is commenced during the period the property bond is in effect.

(b) The bond is not effective until recorded with the county recorder of the county in which the property is located. Proof of recording shall be filed with the court.

(c) Upon exoneration of the bond, the property owner shall present a release of property bond to the court for approval.

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