15 Aug 2019
A lesser included offense is a term used in criminal law for a crime that’s contained within a more serious crime. You can’t commit the primary or greater offense [...]Read more What is a Lesser Included Offense in a Utah Jury Trial?
24 May 2019
What does Sole Custody Look Like in Utah? The term “sole custody” can be confusing. A lot of people think it means that the person with sole custody – the [...]Read more Does Sole Custody Really Mean “Sole” Custody?
9 Apr 2019
Domestic violence is one of the more common criminal charges brought in the State of Utah and one of the primary defense against such charges is the spousal [...]Read more How Does the Spousal Privilege Apply in a Utah Domestic Violence Case?
28 Mar 2019
Marriage and Divorce Statistics Go Hand in Hand Where there’s marriage, there’s divorce. Let’s look at some marriage statistics in the U.S. and how [...]Read more How does Utah’s Divorce Statistics Compare to the Rest of the Country?
17 Mar 2019
The Utah Sentencing Matrix The following guide explains vital information on Utah’s criminal sentencing matrix, including prison and prison terms for felonies and [...]Read more How to Make Sense of the Sentencing Matrix in Utah
9 Mar 2019
A Registry for Non-Violent Fraud-Related White Collar Crimes The White Collar Crime Offender Registry of Utah was established in 2015 to expose individuals convicted [...]Read more What is the White Collar Crime Offender Registry in Utah?
22 Feb 2019
Getting Bail In Utah In Utah, the Uniform Bail Schedule Committee was formed to help judges responsible for determining a person’s bail. It encourages them to [...]Read more Getting Bail in Utah After an Arrest and Being Taken to Jail
14 Feb 2019
The Strictest DUI Law in the Country with a .05 Limit Every year, hundreds of thousands of people across the United States are arrested for driving under the [...]Read more Don’t Get Caught by Utah’s New .05 DUI Law
26 Nov 2018
Venue for a Utah Criminal Case is Proper in the County Where the Crime was Committed. How do prosecutors in Utah decide where to file a criminal case, that is, how [...]Read more What is the Proper Venue for a Utah Criminal Case?
19 Oct 2017
Scott v. Scott, Cohabitation, and Alimony In a recent alimony case, Scott v. Scott, the Supreme Court of Utah decided whether a former wife’s alimony payments were [...]Read more Cohabitation Must Occur at the Time of Filing the Motion to Terminate