Electronic Summons - Return Filed
The first summons issued electronically by the clerk in the District of Utah has been returned. The header of the summons shows that it was docketed as issued
on January 7th, and then docketed after service
on January 14th.Under the new program
, counsel may email summons to the court, which will affix a signature and seal and then return the summons to the attorney for service. The summons and return of service may then be electronically filed. Because of privacy concerns in cases involving individuals, the summons and return are restricted documents, not available through CM/ECF.