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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Utah on
Q: Can the death penalty be imposed for someone with mental/ psychological illness?

A young friend of mine was sentanced to 25 years in prison at age 17 for stealing beer, the attorney assigned to his case did a poor job in defending him. Whilst in prison he was housed with a rival gang member, they got into a fight which resulted in the other inmates death. My friend is now... Read more »

Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Sep 23, 2019

The prosecution can seek the death penalty. If he has been charged with agg. murder, and has appointed counsel, they are Rule 8 certified and will look into that issue. Contact them. This constant posting of death penalty issues is not going to get you the answers you want. There are only about... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Utah on
Q: I am facing 3 Charges for contributing to a minor for alcohol but I am not of legal age to purchase it and I know the

Adult who did purchase it which then Contributes to minors , can I get these Charges Dropped? I am only 18 and not legal age to purchase

Taylor C. Hartley
Taylor C. Hartley answered on Sep 11, 2019

According to the law, an "adult" for purposes of "Contributing to a minor" is someone who is 18. So, unfortunately, even though you are not of legal age to drink, you are of legal age to contribute to a minor. However, an attorney most likely would still be able to help you with this charge by... Read more »

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2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Utah on
Q: How do I prove my husband's innocence with a gun charge? His brother and I are an eye witnesses to his innocence.

The cops never searched him when they got the call. They only called him. He is currently in prison for this. They have no prof/evidence there was ever a gun. Just by word of mouth.

Christopher J. Salcido
Christopher J. Salcido answered on Mar 9, 2019

To answer your question properly would require a more detailed conversation then what can probably be responded to here. You should speak with a criminal defense lawyer asap.

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Utah on
Q: Indicted 3 wks after being released on to parole for charges that are yrs old?Is this possible?Conspiracy D.Meth&Heroin
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Feb 26, 2019

I would need much more information on both cases to have enough to assess the situation.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Utah on
Q: Can a judge keep making you restart supervision with no end in sight torment&continues still years over even no illegal?

Is it okay for someone to suffer over and over for years because a judge wants to say you can't do it...even legal everywhere...then expect me to be okay with revoking and restarting for 10 years or however long and go through all this keeping in mind already spending 48 months in custody... Read more »

Gary Kollin
Gary Kollin answered on Jul 31, 2018

You need to consult directly with an attorney. Your facts are not sufficient to understand what occurred. Moreover, you have one long run-on sentence so it is virtually impossible to parse

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Utah on
Q: Under Utah law is it a criminal offense for a felon to be in possession of an antique firearm?
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on May 7, 2018

It depends on the firearm. Better safe than sorry.

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Utah on
Q: If you did a crime when you were 14 and no one found out until you were 18 can they still charge you?
Michael S. Edwards
Michael S. Edwards answered on Feb 8, 2018

It depends on the crime. Misdemeanors have a two year statute of limitation. Most felonies have a four year statute of limitation. However, there are some offenses, like sex offenses and homicides that don't have those limitations. Thus, for those offenses you can be charged as an adult for... Read more »

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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Small Claims and Animal / Dog Law for Utah on
Q: what are the law on pet custody in Utah?

My now ex-girlfriend decided to bring a hedgehog to my house. she lives in Missouri. it's been about 2 months and still doesn't know when she is coming back for him. I love him and have grown a strong bond for him. is there a way i can gain legal ownership of this hedgehog?

Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Feb 3, 2018

This is an Animal law question, not a criminal law question. Contact an attorney in that specialty.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes and Domestic Violence for Utah on
Q: I want to see my husband with my kids but they charged him with dv
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Dec 19, 2017

Not near enough information to help. Call a criminal defense attorney in your area for a consultation.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Utah on
Q: Is it legal to sentence minors to life in prison?
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Dec 9, 2017

In a word - no.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Elder Law, Federal Crimes and Gov & Administrative Law for Utah on
Q: While the V. A. Hub and fidicuary stole my estate. The owner of a mortuary quoted me a price of 1800-$1900 for funeral.

The owner asked if I, surviving spose, open or closed, I said closed. It was open w/smile on face. The cost of funeral was 2 thousand more.

Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Nov 25, 2017

You need a consumer protection attorney. If you think a crime has been committed you need to call the police.

1 Answer | Asked in Business Law, Federal Crimes, Identity Theft and Consumer Law for Utah on
Q: What are the penalties for using phone numbers for marketing purposes--when the numbers are protected from such use

TransUnion provides a service for organizations to look up information about existing customers. Unfortunately, this service can also be used to look up thousands of random individuals, and some companies may even TransUnion's services to create a cold-calling list. However, the use of this... Read more »

David Humphreys
David Humphreys answered on Oct 16, 2017

if consumer credit reports are being pulled from Credit Reporting Agencies and used for cold calling customers by phone, that would be a willful violation of the Fair Credit Reporting Act. Their is a statutory damage provision for damages up to one thousand per person. Whistelblowers have rights... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Utah on
Q: Can they enhance a new charge of heroin if u have a prior for marijuana over 12years old?
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Jul 15, 2017

I would need much more information to answer this.

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Federal Crimes and Criminal Law for Utah on
Q: What is the criminal code for paternity fraud?

She let her boyfriend sign my daughters birth certificate knowing the kid was mine and i have proof by text of her admitting to this

Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Jul 12, 2017

Sounds like a forgery.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Identity Theft and Civil Rights for Utah on
Q: What are the stalking laws in Utah? My life has been threatened. They R trying to use Sharia Law in the United States.
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on May 16, 2017

If you feel you are bein stalked you need to report it to the police. If you have been threatened you also need to report that to the police. I have no idea what you are saying about Sharia law. This is Utah. It is Mormon law here.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Utah on
Q: I attempted to run away and Now my school is charging the driver who helped Me with kidnapping what do I do?
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Jan 11, 2017

Your question is not clear. All I can tell you is to go speak with an experienced criminal defense lawyer to help you.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Family Law and Federal Crimes for Utah on
Q: If you have been charged with a sex crime can you have possession of a firearm?
Brian K Jackson
Brian K Jackson answered on Dec 10, 2016

You have to be convicted of the crime. If you are just charged the judge may enter restrictions on bail but not likely. If you are convicted, most crimes have it to where you can't possess a firearm under federal law.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Constitutional Law and Federal Crimes for Utah on
Q: what is the difference between " hold for owner impound" and "state impound"?
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Nov 9, 2016

None that I am aware of. The State impounds a vehichle and holds it for the owner to retrieve it.

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Rights, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Utah on
Q: are the police allowed to inventory a vehicle without someone from the tow yard being present prior to impoud
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Nov 9, 2016

YEs. They do not need an additional witness to do this.

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