Utah Criminal Defense Blog
Is it Possible to Cancel Child Support?

Is it Possible to Cancel Child Support?

Divorce doesn’t change the fact that children need financial support from their parents.  Therefore, non-custodial parents must pay monthly child support to help custodial parents cover costs associated with  clothing, food, healthcare, school supplies, and...
When Do Judges Grant Sole Custody?

When Do Judges Grant Sole Custody?

In most Utah divorce cases, family courts try to grant joint custody (shared custody).  However, there are some situations where joint custody is simply not appropriate.  In these cases, the judge will grant sole custody to one parent.  In this article, divorce lawyer...
How Do Bail Bonds Work?

How Do Bail Bonds Work?

With rare exceptions, most suspects who are brought into custody at Utah’s Salt Lake County Jail are eligible to be released on bail.  Unfortunately, bail isn’t always affordable – especially in situations where bail is increased because the inmate has a...
How Long Can an Inmate Be Held in Custody?

How Long Can an Inmate Be Held in Custody?

When most people imagine a jail or prison, they assume the inmates have already been convicted and are there to serve their sentences. However, many of the inmates who are housed at the Salt Lake County Jail have not been convicted, and are merely being held in...