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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Q: Im wondering what an affirmative defense means in utah pertaining to an overdose and who can claim it and how

Im wondering if the person who overdosed can claim affirmative defense and how it works. Its 58-37-8(16) of the utah crimial code im wondering about. About a month ago i overdosed and i was arrested. Now im facing possesion charges. I dont have a lawyer so i have been trying to research as much as... Read more »

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answered on Nov 30, 2022

Too many deetails undisclosed in your question - contact an experienced criminal defense attorney in your area for a consultation.

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2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Utah on
Q: I have a appointment with the DMV for my licence because of a driving with metabo in my system. What am i supposed ……

What am i supposed to say? What do i want to avoid saying? I wasnt high driving there was just drugs in my blood i was on lunch from work….

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answered on Nov 19, 2022

Your attorney will ask all the pertinent questions. You should not try this on your own any more than you should remove your own appendix.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Utah on
Q: fed officers stopped @ parents home said I was charged for insurance fraud? Didn’t leave any info. Can you verify?
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answered on Nov 4, 2022

Probably not. Most federal indictments are sealeed until served to prevent a target from fleeing.

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Q: In simple terms. What's the ut difference between parole and being discharged?
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answered on Nov 4, 2022

Parole Officer - no Parole Officer

1 Answer | Asked in Child Custody, Criminal Law, Divorce and Family Law for Utah on
Q: Can dating someone with traffic misdemeanors effect child custody?

Im going through a divorce its been 9 months waiting. I fell in love with someone who has misdemeanors for dumb traffic things. He had some stuff in his teens. Hes changed and wanting to be a fireman or go into marines to be a combat medic. Im worried that my Ex husband who is not a good guy might... Read more »

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answered on Sep 30, 2022

This is not a criminal law question. You need a family law specialist.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Q: In utah during a search warrant do the officers need to be wearing body cams
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answered on Sep 29, 2022

It depends on the policy of the department serving the warrant.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Q: Can a third degree felony of disarming a peace officers energy device be expunged?

Can a Class A misdemeanor of simple assault on a peace officer be expunged?

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answered on Aug 11, 2022

I believe it can.

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Q: Can a judge grant you an early dismissal with a Plea and Abeyance?

Meaning if your Plea and Abeyance said 18 months can a judge dismiss your case and the charges after only 6 months if you have completed all other required terms?

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answered on Aug 9, 2022

No. It is a contract between you and the prosecution. The judge cannot amend that contract.

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Q: My boyfriend hes being charged with burglary on 3rd degree with unlawful intry he being charged on a fingerprint only

They have him in jail since April 17 on a fingerprint his appointed lawyer don't help him he just wants him to sighn a paper to send him to prison I dont think he should be in there only for a fingerprint they have no other evidence against him hes not on camera they have no Witnesses the... Read more »

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answered on Jun 27, 2022

You need to hire an attorney to represent him then.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Q: I violated a plea deal, what should I do?

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answered on Mar 18, 2022

Don't talk to the cops - call your attorney right now.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Q: Are there lawyers that specialize in Board of Pardon issues?
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answered on Feb 22, 2022

Yes there are. Look for an appellate attorney to start.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Q: What can and can’t AP&P do in Utah?

If AP&P and assisting officer searched a parolees room and led to an arrest, can AP&P then reach out to their friend who is former law enforcement (who was romantically involved with parolee) about the arrest? Can they also pick up the parolees belongings from the Inn they were staying at... Read more »

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answered on Feb 13, 2022

Thiis is a Power of Attorney or Family Law question. Please post it those forums.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Q: Can a tipster look thru your window which is hunch up and report a crime to police in utah

I case there are anyone who seen my previous messages I thought I was paranoid so got my own urine test from doctor came up clean now found out downstairs neighbor and across the street neighbor broke into my back window hide something in my spare bedroom they did not know I was taking out garbage... Read more »

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answered on Feb 11, 2022

As you have been told before by me and other attorneys, you need to hire an attorney if you have been charged with a crime. You cannot represent yourself on this by asking questions online. All cases are very fact specific and there is no silver bullet to defend you. Please call an attorney.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Q: Ok I just got a reply from a question that my neighbors were telling the cops I was a crackhead

Two yrs clean now they dropped a bag of crack in front of house they live downstairs and gave it to the cops saying it was mine what do I do?

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answered on Feb 7, 2022

If you have been charged with a crime, contact an attorney immediately. Your theory is wobbly. No matter what, I would think moving somewhere else may help as well.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights and Constitutional Law for Utah on
Q: CAN I USE ANOTHER STATE'S SUPREME COURT RULING IN MY STATE?

“But the interpretive rule of legislative acquiescence bars us from disregarding that body’s failure to amend the drug possession statute for the last 40 years.” - IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE STATE OF WASHINGTON "...statute was unconstitutional, violating due process clause protections... Read more »

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answered on Jan 31, 2022

As previously mentioned other cases from other courts is persuasive in use, but not controlling. This is not a silver bullet - more like buckshot. Check with your attorney.

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Utah on
Q: Can cops write multiple warrents at my house at diff times in same day.

I was recently raided with a search for fire arms and electronic devices. While they were searching some of the officers seen allegedly other stolen items. The officers then got another warrent after searching house. Is that legal?

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Aric M. Cramer
answered on Jan 30, 2022

Of course you can get charged. Proving it is another question. You need an attorney right now. You can't defend this on your own.

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2 Answers | Asked in DUI / DWI for Utah on
Q: I live in utah. I was pulled over for a dui, but was never told my rights as in the Miranda Law. Do the don't know t
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answered on Jan 7, 2022

I don't understand your question. Miranda only applies to questioning after an arrest. Call a DUI defends specialist in the area where you were charged for a consultation.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Q: What are the legal consequences of holding a toy gun to someone's head, execution style, and threatening death?
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answered on Nov 26, 2021

Have you been charged with a crime? If so, please state the charges and where they were filed.

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Q: How would I go about finding more information about a newly issued warrant unbeknownst to my knowledge?

There is a case number and everything. What tools can I pursue in order to get more information about this?

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answered on Nov 26, 2021

Pesue an attorney to help you resolve it.

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