Rules of Juvenile Procedure – Effective November 1, 2020

URJP009. Detention hearings; scheduling; hearing procedures.  Amended. Makes revisions to comply with statutory changes to 78A-6-112 and 78A-6-113 and brings rule in compliance with H.B. 384-Juvenile Justice Amendments (2020) and prior juvenile justice reforms.  The revisions place restrictions on the amount of time and the conditions under which the minor may be held in detention.  Requires a court determination of grounds for admission within 24 hours including weekends and holidays. Revises standard from reasonable basis to probable cause.   Deletes the Advisory Committee Note.

URJP032.  Initiation of ungovernability and runaway cases.  Amended. Revised to reflect that petitions related to children who are ungovernable or are runaways may only be filed by the Division of Juvenile Justice Services pursuant to statutory changes contained in S.B.65-Child Welfare Amendments (2020).

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