12 Jan 2017
Confidential Informant Law A Utah County officer was informed by a confidential informant that M.G. was selling ecstasy and had plans to attend a rave with friends. [...]Read more Disclosing the Identity of a Confidential Informant
6 Jan 2017
In the matter of C.B.S. v. J.S.D. (In re E.K.S.), 2016 UT 56, Mother gave birth to her daughter (“E.K.S.”) while she was on probation and faced additional [...]Read more Appointment of Counsel in Parental Rights Cases
2 Nov 2016
The Inevitable Discovery Doctrine did not Apply in the Brierley Case Two Layton City police officers investigated a hit-and-run accident by entering a private [...]Read more How does the Inevitable Discovery Doctrine Apply to Warrantless Searches?
25 Oct 2016
Restitution Procedure – Using Pleadings Filed by the Victim’s Attorney In March 2011, Michael brown was charged with several crimes involving sexual [...]Read more The Victim of a Crime Can Request Restitution Through Counsel
10 Oct 2016
Dismissing A Protective Order and the Mota Case Mota v. Mota, 2016 UT App 201 involved an interesting issue regarding dismissing a protective order. In April 2011, [...]Read more Factors Considered in Dismissing A Protective Order
29 Sep 2016
Adult Jail Time as an Alternative to Juvenile Detention In O.P. v. State (State ex rel. O.P.), 2016 UT App 181, the Utah Court of Appeals addressed whether adult [...]Read more Adult Jail Can Serve As An Alternative to Detention in Juvenile Cases
29 Sep 2016
Withholding Evidence Must Prejudice A Defendant in Order to Obtain Post Conviction Relief In Gordon v. State, 2016 UT App 191, the Utah Court of Appeals addressed [...]Read more How Does Withholding Evidence Affect A Post Conviction Petition?