Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Juvenile Court (Second District)

28660--Protective order files
28654--Adoption files
28655--Termination of parental rights cases
28663--Serious youth offender case files
1969--Case files

AGENCY: Juvenile Court (Second District)

SERIES: 28660
TITLE: Protective order files
DATES: 1969-
ARRANGEMENT: Alphabetical by surname

DESCRIPTION: Child Protective Orders - A petition is filed with the court alleging imminent danger of physical or sexual abuse of a minor. The court grants the petition and the order is issued ordering the respondent to stay away from the minor child/children.

Substantiation - When a person has been placed on the Sexual Abuse Registry they have the right to appeal that decision. Once the desision has been appealed and the division denies the appeal then the susbtantiation is filed with the court. The court can either uphold the decision or reverse the decision.

RETENTION

Retain permanently.

DISPOSITION

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FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office for 25 years and then transfer to State Records Center. Retain in State Records Center permanently.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Historical Legal

These records document the issuance of protective orders and the screening of guardians in order to protect the safety of cohabitants, according to Utah Code 78B-7-106 (2014) and Utah Code 78A-6-323 (2012).

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Exempt


AGENCY: Juvenile Court (Second District)

SERIES: 28654
TITLE: Adoption files
DATES: 1909-
ARRANGEMENT: Alphabetical by surname.

DESCRIPTION: The Attorney General files a petition for cases of neglect, abuse, and dependent children. If the parents do not follow through on the service plan then the Attorney General files a Termination of Parental Rights which the court oversees. Once the rights of the parents have been granted the court can then grant and adoption. Once the adoption is granted then the record is sealed. These records include the Decree of Adoption and Order for Adoption and other related records.

RETENTION

DISPOSITION

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FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office permanently.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Historical Legal

These records are maintained according to Utah Code 78b-6-141.

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Exempt


AGENCY: Juvenile Court (Second District)

SERIES: 28655
TITLE: Termination of parental rights cases
DATES: 1909-
ARRANGEMENT: Alphabetical by surname.

DESCRIPTION: A petition is filed for dependency, neglect, or abuse with the court. If the parents do not follow through with the service plan a Petition to Terminate Parental Rights is filed. If a parent is found, by reason of his conduct or condition, to be unfit or incompetent based upon any of the grounds for termination described, the court shall then consider the welfare and best interest of the child of paramount importance in determining whether termination of parental rights shall be ordered

RETENTION

DISPOSITION

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FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office permanently.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Historical Legal

These records document the upholding or cessation of a parent's right to rear his/her child, according to Utah Code 78A-6-503 (2013).

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Private. 4-202.02(4)(w)(ii)


AGENCY: Juvenile Court (Second District)

SERIES: 28663
TITLE: Serious youth offender case files
DATES: 1969-
ARRANGEMENT: Alphabetically by surname.

DESCRIPTION: A minor 16 years of age or older who commits any of hte listed offenses, is considered a serious youth offender and could be bound over to district court to answer as an adult to the charges.

RETENTION

DISPOSITION

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FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office permanently.

APPRAISAL

Administrative Historical Legal

Utah Code 78A-6-701 thru 704 (2014)


AGENCY: Juvenile Court (Second District)

SERIES: 1969
TITLE: Case files
DATES: 1907-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological according to birth year

DESCRIPTION: These case files document juvenile cases handled by the juvenile court.

RETENTION

Retain 28 years after birth year of subject

DISPOSITION

Destroy.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office for 18 years and then transfer to State Records Center. Retain in State Records Center for 10 years and then destroy.

Microfilm master: Retain in Office for 28 years after birth date of subject of record and then destroy.

Microfilm duplicate: Retain in Office for 28 years after birth date of subject of record and then destroy.

APPRAISAL

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Exempt. Rule 4-202.03(9),CJA; (sealed)