Utah Criminal Defense


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September 18, 2020

WHAT TO ASK–HOW TO FIND A GOOD CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY Have you been charged in the Orem City Justice Court? Traffic matter, DUIs, drug charges and domestic violence are all charged in the Orem City Justice Court. Any Class A Misdemeanor or Felony charged in Orem is heard at the Fourth District Court—Spanish Fork. What… Read more »

Unlawful Detention

September 16, 2020

Unlawful Detention Criminal Defense Attorney Utah, Salt Lake and Davis Counties—Jake Gunter (801) 836-6369. Free Consultation. domestic violence crime. Carrying all the ramifications of federal and federal firearm restrictions. Domestic Violence Unlawful Detention. Unlawful detention can be charged with or without the domestic violence tag. Unlawful detention is charged with domestic violence if committed against… Read more »

Public Intoxication Charges in Utah

September 16, 2020

What is Public Intoxication. “A person is guilty of intoxication if the person is under the influence of alcohol, a controlled substance, or any substance having the property of releasing toxic vapors, to a degree that the person may endanger the person or another, in a public place or in a private place where the… Read more »

Burglary of a Vehicle in Utah

September 16, 2020

BURGLARY OF A VEHICLE IN UTAH—WHAT IS IT Burglary of a Car Penalties—Consequences. Burglary of a Vehicle in Utah is a Class A misdemeanor. A fine not to exceed $2,500, plus a 90% surcharge may be assessed against you. You could be placed on just 12 months court probation. Or, if you have a more… Read more »

Felony DUI in Utah

September 15, 2020

What is a Felony DUI in the State of Utah? A 3rd Degree Felony DUI in Utah happens in the following ways: FIRST: 3 DUIs in 10 Years. If you accumulate 3 or more DUI-type convictions in a 10-year period. Remember, Utah has one of the lowest Blood Alcohol Content levels in the country at… Read more »

Impersonating a Utah Police Officer Defense Attorney

September 15, 2020

Impersonating a Cop—It’s a Class B Misdemeanor. It is a Class B Misdemeanor to impersonate a police officer in Utah. Class B Misdemeanors carry up to six months in jail and a $1,000 fine. If you are charged with impersonating a peace officer you will likely be charged in a Utah justice court, unless other… Read more »

Ultimate Guide to Animals at Large Criminal Charges in Utah

September 15, 2020

Dog Bite Criminal Charges in Utah. Owning a dog increases your legal liability. First if your dog attacks or hurts someone, you are strictly liable in civil court. See Utah Code Ann. 18-1-1 (2020). Second, there are 848 mentions of dog laws in the master listing of Utah city ordinances as of 09/2020. See attached… Read more »

Out of state marijuana charges in Utah

September 15, 2020

Legal Marijuana Possess and Marijuana Paraphernalia in Utah. Utah’s Decriminalization of Marijuana. Are you out-of-state and have marijuana charges pending in Utah? Do you have a medical marijuana card from your home state? If so, it is not a crime to possess marijuana or marijuana paraphernalia in Utah. Here’s Utah’s new marijuana decriminalization laws as… Read more »

Brandishing a Weapon

September 15, 2020

WEAPONS CRIMES DEFENSE ATTORNEY IN UTAH; DEFENSE ATTORNEY JAKE GUNTER You had best be very careful if you brandish your gun during an argument or fight. You really need to ensure that you are lawfully defending yourself, defending others, or property. Otherwise you will be charged with brandishing a firearm. Sometimes called brandishing a weapon,… Read more »

Vineyard Criminal Defense Attorney

September 14, 2020

VINEYARD CRIMINAL DEFENSE ATTORNEY JAKE GUNTER. Free Consults (801) 373-6345. Have you been charged with a crime in Vineyard, Utah? What Happens Next? Charges and court locations. If your criminal charges are Class B, Class C Misdemeanors, or Infractions, then you will be prosecuted in the Utah County Justice Court in downtown Provo. If you… Read more »

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