Last Updated: November 20, 2023

Can a victim waive the no-contact provisions of a jail release agreement?

A person arrested for a domestic violence charge in Utah is often subject to certain restrictions imposed under a jail release agreement. The victim is allowed, circumstances, to waive the contact and communication provisions of the release agreement before the criminal case has been presented to a judge. The waiver…

A person arrested for a domestic violence charge in Utah is often subject to certain restrictions imposed under a jail release agreement. The victim is allowed, circumstances, to waive the contact and communication provisions of the release agreement before the criminal case has been presented to a judge. The waiver must be in writing and must comply with various statutory requirements to be effective. Consultation with an attorney is strongly advised before attempting to execute a waiver.

Originally Published: November 20, 2023

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