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Utah District Courts

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Utah District Courts

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The Utah District Courts are trial courts of original jurisdiction over civil cases, criminal felonies, and certain misdemeanors in Utah. The district courts also hear domestic relations cases, such as divorces, child custody and support, adoption, and probate.

Judicial districts

There are eight judicial districts, with 71 full-time judges serving them. The court also serves as "an appellate court to review informal adjudicative proceedings from administrative agencies".[1]

The judges' terms last four years. However, they must face their first retention election within three years of appointment.[2][3]

District Counties served
Utah First Judicial District Box Elder, Cache and Rich Counties
Utah Second Judicial District Davis, Morgan, and Weber Counties
Utah Third Judicial District Salt Lake, Summit, and Tooele Counties
Utah Fourth Judicial District Juab, Millard, Utah and Wasatch Counties
Utah Fifth Judicial District Beaver, Iron and Washington Counties
Utah Sixth Judicial District Garfield, Kane, Piute, Sanpete, Sevier and Wayne Counties
Utah Seventh Judicial District Carbon, Emery, Grand and San Juan Counties
Utah Eighth Judicial District Daggett, Duchesne, and Uintah Counties

See also

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