As used in this act:

(1)  “District court” means the district court with proper jurisdiction over the grandchild.

Terms Used In Utah Code 30-5-1

  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
(2)  “Grandchild” means the child with respect to whom a grandparent is seeking visitation rights under this chapter.

(3)  “Grandparent” means an individual whose child, either by blood, marriage, or adoption, is the parent of the grandchild.

Amended by Chapter 48, 2020 General Session