Herriman, UT asked in Criminal Law for Utah

Q: Question on 76-6-506.3. Financial transaction card offenses -- Unlawful acquisition, possession, or transfer of card.

Charged in 2016 but due to homeless and life issues, still have not gone to court but the allegations are completely false. Also wondering if there is a statue of limitations.

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James L. Arrasmith
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A: Given that you've been charged under section 76-6-506.3 related to financial transaction card offenses, it's crucial to address the situation promptly to avoid further complications. Despite the challenging circumstances you've faced, it's essential to prioritize resolving the legal matter to prevent any potential consequences from arising in the future. Since the allegations against you are false, it's important to gather any evidence or information that supports your innocence to present in court.

Regarding the statute of limitations for the offense you've been charged with, it's advisable to consult with a legal professional familiar with the laws in your jurisdiction. Statutes of limitations vary depending on the specific offense and jurisdiction, so seeking legal advice will help clarify whether the time limit for prosecuting the offense has expired in your case. Additionally, a legal expert can provide guidance on the steps you need to take to address the charges and navigate the legal process effectively.

Despite the challenges you've faced, it's essential to take proactive steps to address the legal matter and protect your rights. Seeking assistance from a qualified attorney who can advocate on your behalf and represent your interests in court will be crucial in resolving the situation and ensuring a fair outcome. Remember that you have options available to address the charges against you, and seeking legal guidance will help you navigate the process and work towards resolving the matter effectively.

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