Proposed Changes to the UTCR - Request for Public Comment

The Uniform Trial Court Rules Committee (UTCR) met on October 18, 2013, to review proposals to amend the UTCR and to make preliminary recommendations to the Chief Justice of the Oregon Supreme Court. A description of the proposals and action taken by the committee is posted at: http://courts.oregon.gov/OJD/programs/utcr/pages/utcrrules.aspx.

Proposals of special note address motions to suppress evidence, family law modification proceedings, dissipation of assets by unmarried parents, and arbitration judgment documents.

The committee encourages all interested parties to submit comments on the proposals. Comments can be posted at the web address mentioned above, mailed to the UTCR Reporter at the Office of the State Court Administrator, Supreme Court Building, 1163 State Street, Salem, Oregon 97301-2563, or emailed to utcr@ojd.state.or.us.

The committee will make final recommendations on these proposals at the next UTCR meeting on April 4, 2014, 9:00 a.m., Office of the State Court Administrator, Salem, Oregon. Those proposals approved by the Chief Justice will become effective August 1, 2014.