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Rule 58B. Satisfaction of judgment.

(a) Satisfaction by acknowledgment. 

(a)(1) Within 28 days after full satisfaction of the judgment, thejudgment creditor or the judgment creditor?s attorney must file anacknowledgment of satisfaction in the court in which the judgment was entered.If the judgment creditor is not the original judgment creditor, the judgment creditoror judgment creditor?s attorney must also file proof of ownership. If thesatisfaction is for part of the judgment or for fewer than all of the judgmentdebtors, it must state the amount paid or name the debtors who are released.

(a)(2) Pursuant to Rule 58 of the Utah Rules of Juvenile Procedure,the juvenile court will file an abstract of judgment in the district court uponentering an unpaid restitution order as a civil judgment. If the judgment fallsunder Rule 58 of the Utah Rules of Juvenile Procedure, the judgment creditormust file an acknowledgment of satisfaction in both the district court and thejuvenile court within 28 days after full satisfaction of the judgment.

(b) Satisfaction by order of court. Thecourt in which the judgment was first entered may, upon motion and satisfactoryproof, enter an order declaring the judgment satisfied.

(c) Effect of satisfaction. Satisfactionof a judgment, whether by acknowledgement or order, discharges the judgment,and the judgment ceases to be a lien as to the debtors named and to the extentof the amount paid. A writ of execution or a writ of garnishment issued afterpartial satisfaction must include the partial satisfaction and must direct theofficer to collect only the balance of the judgment, or to collect only fromthe judgment debtors remaining liable.

(d) Filing certificate of satisfaction in othercounties. After satisfaction of a judgment, whether by acknowledgementor order, has been entered in the court in which the judgment was firstentered, a certificate by the clerk showing the satisfaction may be filed withthe clerk of the district court in any other county where the judgment has beenentered.



Effective November 1, 2019