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Finding Legal Help

You are not required to hire an attorney, but legal matters can be complicated. Consider talking to an attorney to go over your options. See the Finding Legal Help page for information about free and low cost ways to get legal help. 

Como encontrar ayuda legal

Usted no está obligado a contratar un abogado, pero los asuntos legales pueden ser complicados. Considere la posibilidad de hablar con un abogado para hablar de sus opciones. Para información sobre cómo obtener ayuda legal vea nuestra página Como encontrar ayuda legal.

SRPE Rule 8 (Rules of Small Claims Procedure)

 

Rule 8. Dismissal.
Rule printed on August 15, 2022 at 4:10 am. Go to https://www.utcourts.gov/rules for current rules.
Effective: 5/1/2004

(a) Except in interpleader cases, if plaintiff fails to appear at the time set for trial, plaintiff's claim will be dismissed.

(b) If defendant has filed a counter affidavit and fails to appear at the time set for trial, defendant's claim will be dismissed.

(c) A party may move to dismiss its claim at any time before trial.

(d) Dismissal is without prejudice unless the judge otherwise orders. The appearing party shall serve the order of dismissal on the non-appearing party.


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