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Is Utah a Zero-Tolerance Drunk Driving State?

The phrase “zero-tolerance” with regard to drunk driving usually refers to a few different types of programs that carry a lowered blood alcohol “limit” for driving under the influence (DUI) charges.  While no state in the country has a...

Can Police Seize Your Car After an Arrest in Utah?

A traffic stop can make any person nervous about whether they believe they committed a crime or not. In some cases, a traffic stop may result in the arrest of a driver if they are accused of breaking the law. When this happens, a person may be concerned about what...

Can You Lose Custody in Utah Because of a DUI?

For many parents, their child custody rights might seem very fragile.  Especially if you’ve been through lengthy custody battles, you may be aware of how the system works, and how mistakes and indiscretions could lead to losing custody or having your child...

Can You Lose Custody in Utah Because of a Criminal Record?

Custody battles can be extremely difficult.  One of the things that often stresses parents out the most in these cases is the question of whether the court will accept them as a fit parent and allow them to keep shared custody or visitation rights.  In fact,...

Can You Get on a Military Base with a Misdemeanor in Utah?

If you need to enter a military base in Utah, you may be wondering whether that misdemeanor conviction on your record could impact your ability to enter. While it is true that a conviction for a crime could affect whether a person is permitted to be on a base, there...