What is an expungement? An arrest or a criminal conviction can stay on a person’s record forever. An expungement can change that. An expungement is the official sealing of all court records, arrest records, and associated investigation and detention records. The current Utah Code, §77-40-108(2), allows a person who has received an expungement to “respond […]
The State of Utah recently implemented its new “Clean Slate Law,” which means that many people with Utah criminal convictions may now have their convictions automatically expunged after required waiting periods have passed. To find out if you qualify, the State has established a website where you can check to see if your criminal conviction […]
In Utah, a misdemeanor can be a serious conviction with lasting consequences. A single misdemeanor charge can carry penalties of up to a year in jail as well as fines and surcharges totaling a maximum of $4,750. Collateral consequences of a misdemeanor conviction can also include loss of your job, driver license suspension, professional licensing […]
In Utah, a felony is a serious charge that can carry severe penalties, including lengthy prison or jail terms and potential fines of thousands of dollars. You need a good attorney. Contact us today to see what we can do for your felony case. What is a Felony? A felony is one of the most […]
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Utah’s district court system handles all cases involving felony crimes or class A misdemeanor charges. In cases involving both felony or class A charges as well as class B or class C misdemeanors, the district court should normally handle of the charges arising from a single criminal episode in one consolidated case. Any criminal charge […]
Utah’s justice courts are restricted to handling misdemeanors at the class B or class C level, plus infractions. Any class A misdemeanor or felony charge must be filed in district court. Many justice courts are restricted to only hearing cases arising within their own city borders. Some counties have county-wide justice courts, but these courts […]
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