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Will You Pass a Background Check with a Misdemeanor in Utah?

If you’re expressing interest in a job or an apartment, it’s normal for an employer or landlord to do a background check on you. If you’ve been convicted of a misdemeanor, it’s natural to wonder whether the charges will show up on a background...

How Long Does a DUI Stay on Your Insurance in Utah?

Drivers can always expect to pay higher insurance premiums after they’ve been charged with a DUI, leaving drivers with DUI charges to wonder how long the charges will stay on their insurance. Luckily, Utah has some of  the least stringent insurance policies...

Can You Appeal a DUI Conviction in Utah?

Utah has some of the harshest laws against drunk driving. Facing a DUI charge in Utah should not be taken lightly. If convicted, you could face jail time, fines, a driver’s license suspension, and more. If you or a loved one was charged with a DUI in Salt Lake...

How Long Do You Stay in Jail If You Can’t Make Bail in Utah?

In most cases, people that are brought into custody at Utah’s Salt Lake County Jail are released on bail; in fact, it’s usually only people that are facing murder charges or have an extensive criminal background whose bail is denied. But what happens if...

Is Utah a Community Property State?

The division of property is a major part of an divorce. Figuring out who gets to keep which assets can be a major headache and can make an already stressful situation much worse. The way that property gets divided during a divorce depends on whether you live in a...

Can I Settle My Criminal Case in Utah during COVID-19 (Coronavirus)?

The coronavirus pandemic has changed our way of life for months or possibly even years to come. If you were in the midst of handling your criminal case, you might wonder what your legal options are due to the spread of the coronavirus. Fortunately, you may still be...
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