Written by attorney Ian L Quiel

Typical Stages of a Criminal Case in Utah Justice Courts

This guide lists and provides a summary of each stage and hearing in a typical case filed in justice court in Utah. This guide is meant for general information purposes. Every case is different and may vary from the procedures outlined below.

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Utah Rules of Criminal Procedure ( Utah Uniform Bail Schedule ( Utah Court's Website ( This guide is meant for general information purposes and does not constitute legal advice or give rise to an attorney client relationship. Every case is different. It is always advisable to consult with your own attorney about your case, rights, and obligations.

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