Articles

Sort by Category
What happens if you die without a will?
Planning for the future is crucial, yet procrastination is easy. Many people delay creating a will, believing that it will be difficult. The...
June 12, 2024
Attorney Brad Henderson
Bradley Henderson – As a decorated military veteran, his experience as a United States Air Force JAG officer has given Bradley Henderson a breadth...
June 6, 2024
Utah Third District Judicial Nominations
February 29, 2024 – Utah Third District Court Judge Andrew H. Stone and Judge Richard D. McKelvie will be retiring from the bench in May and...
May 21, 2024
Utah Appellate Rule Updates – 11 & 22
The Utah Supreme Court has approved certain revisions to Rule 11 and Rule 22 of the Utah Rules of Appellate Procedure. The amendments affect the...
February 23, 2024
State v Cesspooch, 2024 UT App 15
The Utah Court of Appeals addressed two related issues in this appeal from a conviction for possession of drug paraphernalia. These issues included:...
February 13, 2024
Summit County Jail, Utah
The Summit County Jail typically houses individuals who have been recently arrested, who are waiting for trial or resolution on a pending case, or...
January 29, 2024
Second District Court in Farmington, Utah
The Second District Court in Farmington, Utah is Davis County’s largest trial court and has general jurisdiction over a full range of criminal...
January 24, 2024
Utah SB 23 – 2024 General Session
Senate Bill 23, 2024, proposes certain changes to Utah’s sex and kidnap offender registry, and child abuse offender registry. The chief purpose...
January 24, 2024
Interlocutory Appeals in Utah Criminal Cases
An interlocutory appeal is one that is filed prior to a final judgment is entered. In most criminal cases, this will mean filing a petition for...
January 23, 2024
Victim or “Alleged” Victim in Utah Criminal Cases?
Changing the words we use to describe a situation can affect what we think about that situation. Using the term “victim” versus...
January 11, 2024
Second District Court in Ogden, Utah
The Second District Court in Ogden, Utah is Weber County’s largest court. The district court has exclusive jurisdiction over felony and class A...
January 11, 2024
General Intent or Specific Intent in Utah Criminal Cases
The terms “general intent” and “specific intent” are used commonly in discussing the mens rea (mental state) elements of...
January 5, 2024
Davis County Justice Court
The Davis County Justice Court handles infractions, class C, and class B misdemeanor-level charges. For more serious felonies and class A...
December 10, 2023