July 1st Mandatory Electronic Filing Requirement For Probate Cases

The Utah Judicial Council rule requiring electronic filing in probate cases will be in effect on Monday, July 1. After June 30, the district court will no longer accept paper documents from attorneys for filing in probate cases.

No grace period or extensions will be provided. Paper filings brought to the courthouse will not be accepted. Documents left in a night dropbox or received in the mail that are time-stamped or postmarked after 11:59 p.m. on June 30 may be destroyed.

To begin efiling, you may set up an account with any of the following certified efiling service providers:

More information is available on the Utah State Court’s website: www.utcourts.gov/efiling. The mandatory e-filing rule can be viewed at: http://www.utcourts.gov/resources/rules/ucja/ch04/4-503.htm.

Debra J. Moore, District Court Administrator
Utah Administrative Office of the Courts
P. O. Box 140241
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-0241

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