Salt Lake City, UT asked in Criminal Law for Utah

Q: Is there jail time with class b misdemeanor

Unlawfully provide shelter to a run away and interference with a peace officer

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Aric M. Cramer
Aric M. Cramer
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • St. George, UT
  • Licensed in Utah

A: No way to answer this without much more information.

Lance E. Bastian
Lance E. Bastian
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  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Salt Lake City, UT
  • Licensed in Utah

A: The short answer is, "yes." There is always the possibility of up to six months in jail on a class B misdemeanor. The longer answer is that it depends entirely on the circumstances. Most class B's don't result in jail sentences these days, but the nature of the charges, the surrounding circumstances, the criminal history of the person charged, the prosecutor assigned to the case, etc., all play a role in whether jail time is requested, and the judge will ultimately determine whether it is imposed.

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