Vernal Criminal Defense Lawyer | Duchesne DUI

Attorney for your Criminal Case

Criminal charges are serious business, regardless of the gravity of the charge you could be facing a criminal conviction that will mar your record for background checks for job interviews and housing applications. Not to mention the actual sentencing you could receive from the court that could include fines, community service, and jail time. With so much at stake its important that you have a lawyer to help you navigate the difficult and complicated legal system.

Without the help of a lawyer most individuals end up taking a less than ideal plea agreement from the prosecution and eventually regret not hiring a lawyer in the future. Without legal counsel it can be very easy to feel overwhelmed and intimated by the courts and the prosecution, so the easy thing to do is hurry and take a deal that you have convinced yourself is the best option for you. The reality is that without a lawyer there are not really any other options then take the deal, that’s why it is so important that you get an attorney to help you.

Criminal Defense Help in Duchesne County

If you are facing criminal charges in Vernal or Duchesne County then the lawyers at Salcido Law Firm can help you. We practice in all parts of Duchesne County and can help you get the best outcome available in your case. Whether you are facing charges for a violent crime, a sex crime, a DUI, a drug crime or something else our lawyers can help and have the experience you need to help protect your rights. Call or email us today to find out more, we offer free consultations over the phone and can answer your questions without you leaving the house.


In Duchesne County, the three main cities are Duchesne, Roosevelt, and Vernal.  They are located in the Eighth District Court territory.  It is a vast territory that includes many transient workers.  We take care of many cases for those who are only temporarily in the area working.  Below is a list of some of the important courts in the area, both district courts and justice courts:

Duchesne District Court
21554 West 9000 South 
P.O. Box 990
Duchesne, UT 84021
Phone: (435) 738-2753

Vernal District Court
920 East Highway 40
Vernal, UT 84078
Phone: (435) 781-9301

Roosevelt District Court
255 S. State
P.O. Box 1286
Roosevelt, UT 84066
Phone: (435) 722-0235
Fax: (435) 722-0236

Duchesne County Justice Court
270 N 500 W
Roosevelt, UT 84066
Phone: (435) 738-0109
Fax: (435) 738-0115
Email: krussell@duchesne.utah.gov

Vernal Justice Court
374 E Main St
Vernal, UT 84078
Phone: (435) 781-7137

The Duchesne County Sheriff’s Office is responsible for enforcing the laws of this state in the County.  It serves court orders, summons, makes arrests, and conducts investigations.  It runs the county jail as well.  They should be contacted for any emergencies by dialing 911, but for nonemergencies they can be contacted at the following:

21554 West 9000 South
P.O. Box 985
Duchesne UT 84021
Phone: 435-738-2015
Fax: 435-738-2637
Email: sheriff@duchesne.utah.gov


Duchesne County is a wide territory. The cities are separated by many miles and so there are many different courts. There are also Indian reservations within its territory. We represent individuals all over the state of Utah including in Duchesne County. Contact us for a free consultation if you have been charged with a crime in any incorporated city of Duchesne (Altamont, Duchesne, Myton, Neola, Roosevelt, and Tabiona) or in any unincorporated portion of the county (Altonah, Arcadia, Redcap, Bluebell, Bridgeland, Boneta, Fruitland, Hanna, Mountain Home, Strawberry, Talmage, Upalco, Utahn) then call us for a free consultation.