Utah’s Supreme Court cemented Thursday the state’s position at the vanguard of efforts across the U.S. to revisit how the legal profession is regulated, unanimously approving a pilot program that would allow nonlawyers to provide certain legal services.

Under the state’s “regulatory sandbox,” applicants will be able to seek approval to experiment with new legal business models and approaches. These new providers and offerings will be carefully tracked over the next two years, after which the high court will make a decision about whether the program should continue.

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