Utah Legal Overview: Provo-Orem
The Provo–Orem metropolitan area in Utah is defined by the Census Bureau as covering Juab and Utah counties. Both counties come under the 4th Judicial District, with the district courts as the main trial courts with general jurisdiction. Utah County has four district courts, with one each in Provo, American Fork, Salem and Spanish Fork. Juab County has one district court located in Nephi. Each county also has juvenile courts and limited jurisdiction justice courts.
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Trending Legal Topics: Plaintiffs or defendants in a lawsuit in the justice courts may ask for a new trial in the district court that has jurisdiction over the same city. Appeals against district courts are heard by the Utah Court of Appeals, which is an intermediate appellate court located in Salt Lake City. Upon appeal, the Utah Supreme Court may uphold or overturn this intermediate appellate court’s ruling. Federal court cases in Utah and Juab counties will be heard by the Central Division of the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah.