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Utah

Contact Information

Utah Juvenile Defender Attorneys is dedicated to protecting juveniles’ constitutional rights by providing competent, zealous, and compassionate legal representation at all stages of juvenile delinquency proceedings and skillfully advocating for dispositions that best serve juveniles’ liberty and expressed interests, thereby promoting the fair and efficient administration of juvenile justice and strengthening the public’s trust in and respect for the rule of law.

Primary Contact Name: Pamela Vickrey
Position: Executive Director
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Phone: 801-521-5225 

Legislation

Bill Number: SB 167

Type of Reform

Transfer Reform - Limited jurisdiction of the district court to youth who have committed one of a list of about 10 violent felonies. Also allowed for a reverse waiver: a juvenile court judge may now review the case and exercise judgment on a transfer.

Year: 2015

Bill Number: HB 14

Type of Reform

Transfer Reform – Allowed an adult court judge with jurisdiction over a child to transfer the matter to the juvenile court “if the justice court judge determines and the juvenile court concurs that the best interests of the child would be served by the continuing jurisdiction of the juvenile court.”

Year: 2010


Reports

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