Utah Rules of Civil Procedure
UTAH RULES OF CIVIL PROCEDURE
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PART I. SCOPE OF RULES-ONE FORM OF ACTION.
PART II. COMMENCEMENT OF ACTION: SERVICE OF PROCESS, PLEADINGS, MOTIONS AND ORDERS
PART III. PLEADINGS, MOTIONS, AND ORDERS
Rule 7 Pleadings allowed; motions, memoranda, hearings, orders.
Rule 8 General rules of pleadings.
Rule 8 General rules of pleadings. (superseded 11/1/2011)
Rule 9 Pleading special matters.
Rule 9 Pleading special matters. (superseded 11/1/2011)
Rule 10 Form of pleadings and other papers.
Rule 11 Signing of pleadings, motions, and other papers; representations to court; sanctions.
Rule 12 Defenses and objections.
Rule 13 Counterclaim and cross-claim.
Rule 14 Third-party practice.
Rule 15 Amended and supplemental pleadings.
Rule 16 Pretrial conferences.
Rule 16 Pretrial conferences. (superseded 11/1/2011)
PART IV. PARTIES
Rule 17 Parties plaintiff and defendant.
Rule 18 Joinder of claims and remedies.
Rule 19 Joinder of persons needed for just adjudication.
Rule 20 Permissive joinder of parties.
Rule 21 Misjoinder and non-joinder of parties.
Rule 22 Interpleader.
Rule 23 Class actions.
Rule 23A Derivative actions by shareholders.
Rule 24 Intervention.
Rule 25 Substitution of parties.
PART V. DEPOSITIONS AND DISCOVERY
Rule 26 General provisions governing disclosure and discovery.
Rule 26 General provisions governing disclosure and discovery. (superseded 11/1/2011)
Rule 26.1 Disclosure in domestic relations actions.
Rule 26.2 Disclosures in personal injury actions.
Rule 27 Depositions before action or pending appeal.
Rule 28 Persons before whom depositions may be taken.
Rule 29 Stipulations regarding disclosure and discovery procedure.
Rule 29 Stipulations regarding disclosure and discovery procedure. (superseded 11/1/2011)
Rule 30 Depositions upon oral questions.
Rule 30 Depositions upon oral questions. (superseded 11/1/2011)
Rule 31 Depositions upon written questions.
Rule 31 Depositions upon written questions. (superseded 11/1/2011)
Rule 32 Use of depositions in court proceedings.
Rule 33 Interrogatories to parties.
Rule 33 Interrogatories to parties. (superseded 11/1/2011)
Rule 34 Production of documents and things and entry upon land for inspection and other purposes.
Rule 34 Production of documents and things and entry upon land for inspection and other purposes. (superseded 11/1/2011)
Rule 35 Physical and mental examination of persons.
Rule 35 Physical and mental examination of persons. (superseded 11/1/2011)
Rule 36 Request for admission.
Rule 36 Request for admission. (superseded 11/1/2011)
Rule 37 Discovery and disclosure motions; Sanctions.
Rule 37 Discovery and disclosure motions; Sanctions. (superseded 11/1/2011)
PART VI. TRIALS
Rule 38 Jury trial of right.
Rule 39 Trial by jury or by the court.
Rule 40 Assignment of cases for trial; continuance.
Rule 41 Dismissal of actions.
Rule 42 Consolidation; separate trials.
Rule 43 Evidence.
Rule 44 Proof of official record.
Rule 45 Subpoena.
Rule 46 Exceptions unnecessary.
Rule 47 Jurors.
Rule 48 Juries of less than eight - Majority verdict.
Rule 49 Special verdicts and interrogatories.
Rule 50 Motion for a directed verdict and for judgment notwithstanding the verdict.
Rule 51 Instructions to jury; objections.
Rule 52 Findings by the court; correction of the record.
Rule 53 Masters.
PART VII. JUDGMENT
Rule 54 Judgments; costs.
Rule 54 Judgments; costs. (superseded 11/1/2011)
Rule 55 Default.
Rule 56 Summary judgment.
Rule 57 Declaratory judgments.
Rule 58A Entry of judgment; abstract of judgment.
Rule 58B Satisfaction of judgment.
Rule 59 New trials; amendments of judgment.
Rule 60 Relief from judgment or order.
Rule 61 Harmless error.
Rule 62 Stay of proceedings to enforce a judgment.
Rule 63 Disability or disqualification of a judge.
Rule 63A Change of judge as a matter of right.
PART VIII. PROVISIONAL AND FINAL REMEDIES AND SPECIAL PROCEEDINGS
Rule 64 Writs in general.
Rule 64A Prejudgment writs of replevin, attachment and garnishment.
Rule 64B Replevin.
Rule 64C Writ of Attachment.
Rule 64D Garnishment.
Rule 64E Writ of execution.
Rule 64F REPEALED.
Rule 64G REPEALED.
Rule 65A Injunctions.
Rule 65B Extraordinary relief.
Rule 65C Post-conviction relief.
Rule 66 Receivers.
Rule 67 Deposit in court.
Rule 68 Settlement offers.
Rule 69 REPEALED.
Rule 69A Seizure of property.
Rule 69B Sale of property; delivery of property.
Rule 69C Redemption of real property after sale.
Rule 70 Judgment for specific acts; vesting title.
Rule 71 Process in behalf of and against persons not parties.
Rule 71B REPEALED
Rule 72 Property bonds.
PART IX. ATTORNEYS
PART X. DISTRICT COURTS AND CLERKS.
Rule 77 District courts and clerks.
Rule 78 REPEALED
Rule 79 REPEALED
Rule 80 REPEALED
PART XI. GENERAL PROVISIONS
PART XII. FAMILY LAW
Rule 100 Coordination of cases pending in district court and juvenile court.
Rule 101 Motion practice before court commissioners.
Rule 102 Motion and order for payment of costs and fees.
Rule 103 Child support worksheets.
Rule 104 Divorce decree upon affidavit.
Rule 105 Shortening 90 day waiting period in domestic matters.
Rule 106 Modification of final domestic relations order.
Rule 107 Decree of adoption; Petition to open adoption records.
APPENDIX OF FORMS (see Rule 84) (go here for Utah litigation forms samples)
Form 1: Caption and Signature Block
Form 2: 20 Day Summons
Form 3: 10 Day Summons
Form 3a: Notice of Lawsuit and Request for Waiver of Service of Summons
Form 3b: Waiver of Service of Summons
Form 4: Complaint -- Promissory Note
Form 5: Complaint -- Multiple Claims
Form 6: Complaint -- Mortgage Foreclosure
Form 7: Complaint -- Interpleader
Form 8: Complaint -- Declaratory Judgment
Form 9: Complaint -- Injunctive Relief
Form 10: Motion to Dismiss -- Failure to State a Claim
Form 11: Answer with Counterclaim and Cross-claim
Form 12: Third Party Complaint
Form 13: Motion to Intervene of Right Under Rule 24(a)
Form 14: Motion for Permissive Intervention Under Rule 24(b)
Form 15: Application for Temporary Restraining Order
Form 16: Application for Preliminary Injunction
Form 17: Attorney Certification of Notice Pursuant to Rule 65a(b)(1)
Form 18: Interrogatories
Form 19: Request for Production of Documents
Form 20: Requests for Admission
Form 21: Motion for Summary Judgment
Form 22: Judgment
Form 23: Verified Memorandum of Costs
Form 38: Writ of Habeas Corpus
Form 41: Notice of Execution, Exemptions and Right to a Hearing
Form 47: Petition for Post-Conviction Relief