Title 78A - Judiciary and Judicial Administration - Chapter 8 - Small Claims Courts - Section 106 - Appeals -- Who may take and jurisdiction.


Published: 2017-05-09

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Effective 5/9/2017 78A-8-106 Appeals -- Who may take and jurisdiction. (1) Either party may appeal the judgment in a small claims action to the district court of the county

by filing a notice of appeal in the original trial court within 28 days of entry of the judgment. If the judgment in a small claims action is entered by a judge or judge pro tempore of the district court, the notice of appeal shall be filed with the district court.

(2) The appeal is a trial de novo and shall be tried in accordance with the procedures of small claims actions. A record of the trial shall be maintained. The trial de novo may not be heard by a judge pro tempore appointed under Section 78A-8-108. The decision of the trial de novo may not be appealed unless the court rules on the constitutionality of a statute or ordinance.

Amended by Chapter 115, 2017 General Session