This link will take you the Juvenile Court Act for the State of Utah.
Compiled by D. Grant Dickenson, J.D. in July of 2012. This pamphlet is a useful resource for practice in the Juvenile Courts of Utah. Changes in child welfare law enacted after July 2012 are not included in this book.
This is a link to additional resources related to the child welfare issues addressed by the Utah State Legislature.
List of community resources along the Wasatch Front.
A publication by the Utah State Office of Child Welfare Parental Defense.
When a GAL is appointed by the court to represent a person in a judicial proceeding, another attorney may not communicate with the represented person about the subject of the representation unless the attorney first obtains the consent of the GAL or an appropriate order from a court of competent jurisdiction.
New Subpoena Rule Goes Into Effect November 1, 2007
Document prepared by the Utah Attorney General explains the Government Records Access and Management Act (GRAMA) requirements.
Here you can find information about the Division.
On April 29, 2003, the Child and Family Services Board reviewed the Practice Guidelines. These are tools for you to use in implementing practice in each of our program areas. These guidelines will be revised and updated from time to time - even now we are working on revisions. As you review these guidelines, please note that there is a state program specialist assigned to each area as a consultant.
Administrative rules adopted have the force and effect of law. Administrative rules for DCFS can be viewed here.
Here you can view the Utah Code for the Office of Child Welfare Parental Defense.