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Jurisdiction

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
• Infractions

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.
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