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Justice courts are courts "not of record," authorized by Article VIII, Section 1 of the Utah Constitution
and governed by Title 78A, Chapter 7 of the Utah Code (§§78A-7-101 through 301 U.C.A.).
Justice courts are created by municipalities or counties, (§ 78A-7-102 U.C.A.), and have jurisdiction
over certain small claims cases, "class B and C misdemeanors, violation of ordinances, and
infractions committed within [the justice courts'] territorial jurisdiction, except those offenses over
which the juvenile court has exclusive jurisdiction," (§ 78A-7-106 U.C.A.).
The Grantsville Justice Court is a limited jurisdiction municipal court.
The Grantsville Justice Court hears those criminal and traffic cases arising within Grantsville City
which are considered:
• Class "B" Misdemeanors
• Class "C" Misdemeanors
The Grantsville City Justice Court also has jurisdiction over many offenses committed by 16 and 17
year olds, including minor traffic and wildlife offenses.
The Juvenile Court hears all criminal offenses and the most serious traffic offenses in which a
juvenile is the accused.
The Grantsville Justice Court has territorial jurisdiction for criminal and small claims actions arising
within Grantsville City.
Grantsville Justice Court