Proposed Order for Temporary Amendments to Bar Admission Procedures During COVID-19 Outbreak. The proposed Order would modify the Bar Examination passage requirement on an emergency basis for certain eligible law school graduates, based upon the Utah Supreme Court’s constitutionally granted authority to regulate the practice of law in Utah, and in consideration of the public health threat currently posed by the novel infectious coronavirus (COVID-19). The Court will accept comments on this proposed Order through April 16, 2020.
URCrP009. Proceedings for persons arrested without a warrant on suspicion of a crime. The approved amendments modify the times within which a defendant must appear in court after a warrantless arrest when the defendant has been unable to meet the release conditions set by the magistrate.
URCrP009A. Procedures for persons arrested pursuant to warrant. The approved amendments modify the times within which a defendant must appear in court when the defendant has been arrested pursuant to a warrant and has been unable to meet the release conditions set by the court.
CJA06-0101. The Board of District Court Judges. Amend. Increases the Board composition from ten to eleven positions. Provides that the Fifth Judicial District now has its own Board position.
The amendments to URAP 23B incorporate language from the Court’s Revised Order Pertaining to Rule 23B, dated September 25, 2013, and makes other amendments that conform to current practice. The amendments to URAP 25, 46, 49, 50 and 51 are to conform the rules to current practice, and to clarify the standards and grounds for review of a petition for certiorari.
URCP0005. Service and filing of pleadings and other papers. Amend. Paragraph (b)(3)(B) is amended to remove the requirement that a person must agree to accept service by email in order to be served by email. If a person provides an email address pursuant to Rule 10(a)(3) or Rule 76, the person may be served Rule 5 papers at that address.
URCP0109. Automatic injunction in certain domestic relations cases. New. Provides that in certain domestic relations cases, an automatic injunction will enter upon the filing of the case. Its provisions address areas such as disposing of property, disturbing the peace of the other party, committing domestic violence, using the other party’s identification to obtain credit, interfering with telephone or utility service, modifying insurance, and behavior around the minor children. The injunction is binding on the petitioner upon filing the initial petition and on the respondent after the filing of the initial petition and upon receipt of a signed copy of the injunction.