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Rule1. General provisions.

Scopeof rules. These rules govern the procedurein the courts of the state of Utah in all actions of a civil nature, whethercognizable at law or in equity, and in all statutory proceedings, except asgoverned by other rules promulgated by this court or statutes enacted by theLegislature and except as stated in Rule 81. They shall be liberallyconstrued and applied to achieve the just, speedy, and inexpensivedetermination of every action. These rules govern all actions brought afterthey take effect and all further proceedings in actions then pending. If, inthe opinion of the court, applying a rule in an action pending when the rule takeseffect would not be feasible or would be unjust, the former procedure applies.

Advisory Committee Notes