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
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?
17 Aug 2016
The Court Can Exclude Relevant Evidence if it Causes Unfair Prejudice The court of appeals recently addressed rule 404(b) and the “unfair prejudice” [...]Read more Excluding 404(b) Evidence for Unfair Prejudice
26 Jul 2016
Evidence of a Criminal Conviction Involving Dishonesty Dr. Taylor started treating Mr. Robinson in 2003 for chronic back pain and degenerative disc disease. He [...]Read more The Admissibility of a Criminal Conviction in a Utah Trial