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What Are the Rules About Criminal Background Checks in Utah?

According to recent studies, approximately 95% of U.S. employers – roughly nine in 10 companies – conduct background checks against job applicants. If you’re applying for work in Utah, but you have a record of arrests or criminal convictions, you may...

Can You Be Charged with Multiple DUI Counts in Utah?

In Utah criminal cases, defendants can be charged with multiple counts of an offense. For example, the defendant in a drunk driving case might be charged with two, three, or more counts of DUI. Put simply, one “count” is equivalent to one charge. So how do...

I Don’t Live in Utah but Got Charged with a Crime in Utah

Utah is a heavily toured place. People visit from all over for the skiing and cultural attractions. It can—and very frequently does—happen that people come to Utah to visit, commit crimes, and then return to their home state. A non-resident’s crime,...

Do Bench Warrants Expire in Utah?

While a bench warrant doesn’t expire, Utah’s courts are required to periodically review unexecuted warrants to determine whether they should be “recalled,” which means review if it’s complete and executed or if it needs...

Does a Suspended License Stay on Your Record in Utah?

If your driver’s license has been suspended, you know that it’s not only frustrating, but it can manifest as other consequences in your life. Luckily, there is help available to you. Darwin Overson, a Salt Lake City license suspension lawyer, is available...