The Southern Region of the District of Utah was established March 1, 2018. St. George Utah is the location for holding court. District Judge David Nuffer and Magistrate Judge Paul Kohler are resident judges.
Civil and criminal cases arising in the Southern Region counties listed below (shown in yellow) will be designated with a case number beginning with a "4" prefix.
Beaver, Emery, Garfield, Grand, Iron, Kane,
Trials and hearings may be held in Salt Lake City or St. George.
Forms for use in St. George
Sample Orders to Show Cause re Jurisdiction in Civil Cases
Southern Utah Region History
A CLE presentation in St. George on Thursday, May 10, 2018 discussed "Handling the Utah Federal Civil Case from Start to Finish."
A CLE discussion about the Southern Region was held in St. George on March 8, 2018.
Amended General Order 20-001 updates the order establishing the Southern Region of the Central Division of the District of Utah and, for cases arising in the Southern Region, defines procedures for requesting a change of location for court proceedings.
Designation of Case Numbers and Locations outlines the Clerk's procedure for assigning case numbers and the location of holding court.
Announcement, Request for Comment, and FAQ gives public notice about the Southern Region and answers some frequently asked questions. The boundaries of the Southern Region may change as a result of public comments.
District of Utah Business Plan sets forth statistical and historical information relating to court operationsand locations.