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What if My Spouse Wants a Divorce and I Don’t?

Most divorce guides operate on the assumption that both parties want to end the marriage. But what happens if only one party wants to get divorced? Is it possible or even legal for your spouse to force you to sign divorce papers in Utah? Does your spouse need to...

How Would You Suppress Evidence at a Criminal Trial in Utah?

One of the most important things to learn about the criminal justice process is that not all evidence is good evidence. While the evidence is very important– perhaps the most important part of a trial – it must adhere to specific rules and procedures. All parties,...

Can the Police Force You to Leave Your Home in Utah?

The home is given special reverence by laws that aim to protect privacy. Almost all of the time, you have the right to enjoy the privacy of your own home without interference from the public or the government. However, if you have been accused of a criminal act, your...

What Types of Actions Are Considered Domestic Abuse in Utah?

When people think of domestic abuse, they tend to think of a situation where one spouse is physically beating another. However, the definition of domestic violence under Utah law is far broader than that and can include not just physical violence but emotional...

Can You Go to Jail for Harassment in Utah?

Harassment is a word many people use to identify a person who is annoying or obnoxious. However, there are serious implications for people who are charged and convicted of harassment in Utah. As you will learn throughout this article, harassment can take different...