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Utah Small Claims Court Information

Statues: Utah Cote Annotated Title 78A, Ch. 8 Sections 101-109; Utah Rules of Civil Procedure, Rule 4.

Dollar Limit: $7,500.

Where To Sue: Where defendant resides or where breach/injury occurred.

Service: Sheriff, deputy, constable or disinterested adult.

Hearing Date: Set by court.

Attorneys: Allowed.

Transfer: No provision.

Appeals: By either side for new trial; to District Court within 30 days of judgment. District Court will try the appeal in accordance with Small Claims Court procedures, except that a record of the trial will be maintained.

Special Provisions: Right to sue may not be transferred. Evening sessions available. Assignees cannot sue.

Note: This section outlines the special rules that apply to the small claims courts of all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Filing fees are not listed because they vary greatly and change frequently. Because court rules may change at any time, always check with the clerk of the small claims court to verify the accuracy of the information given for your state.