Category: URCrP036

Rules of Criminal Procedure – Comment Period Closed January 14, 2018

URCrP012  Amend.   The proposed amendment will require service of pleadings on the Attorney General’s Office or the county or city attorney’s office when a party challenges the constitutionality of a statute or ordinance.


URCrP022  Amend.  One amendment will require a court to notify a defendant at sentencing of the right to counsel for an appeal.  Another amendment adds state law to the warning to be given in domestic violence cases.


URCrP036  Amend.  This amendment will allow defense counsel to be able to make an oral motion to withdraw from the case after judgment is entered.

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Rules of Criminal Procedure

URCrP 007. Proceedings before magistrate. Amend. Implements the Supreme Court’s decision in State v. Hernandez, 2011 UT 70, requiring preliminary hearings in class A misdemeanors.
URCrP 036. Withdrawal of counsel. Amend. Requires counsel to include in a motion to withdraw a certification that withdrawal is consistent with the rules of professional conduct.

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