Utah Criminal Law Questions & Answers

Q: I got the ticket for code#32-4-403,So What should I do?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Answered on Dec 26, 2018
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.'s answer
Hire an attorney right away.

Q: What is considered a reasonable parole period?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Answered on Dec 14, 2018
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.'s answer
For what type of crime?

Q: How hard will it be to wipe out felony record?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Answered on Oct 31, 2018
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.'s answer
If it is Federal - almost impossible. If it is a Utah felony conviction, hard, but possible for most convictions depending on the felony.

Q: I bough a bike the disputed it now merchant want to charge me as fraud

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Criminal Law for Utah on
Answered on Oct 15, 2018
Timur Akpinar's answer
An attorney looking at these facts might ask for further details. A Utah attorney who handles such matters could examine all statements/written evidence from you and the merchant to determine whether the elements of fraud, as alleged by the merchant, were met.

Tim Akpinar

Q: Can I delay my sentencing?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Answered on Oct 2, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
You have an attorney. Speak to your attorney

Q: What are Utah's current laws about polygamy/bigamy? Do people ever get prosecuted?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Answered on Sep 21, 2018
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.'s answer
That;s like asking the status of the current law on search and seizure. Yes people get prosecuted. You need to specify exactly what you want in order to get a specific answer.

Q: Where will I serve time if I move to a different county before sentencing?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Answered on Sep 10, 2018
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.'s answer
Generally you must serve time in the county facility where you are sentenced.

Q: How do I get a copy of a permanent protective order granted in 3rd district court June of 2012.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Answered on Sep 7, 2018
James J. Lee's answer
You can go to that court and ask for a copy. You can also call them and they may be able to send it to your for an extra cost.

Q: i am being charged with assault w/the risk of bodily injury, as an adult.

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Answered on Aug 25, 2018
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.'s answer
Your attorney is the one to get your side of the story. That is their job. Only the police can press charges.

Q: can video evidence in one crime be used as evidence in a second crime to prove identity?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Answered on Aug 9, 2018
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.'s answer
An attorney would need much more information on this issue to advise you. Call a local defense attorney for a consultation.

Q: If I'm from Wyoming and I'm 18 can I use my vape in utah, which has a purchasing age of tobacco of 19.

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law and Criminal Law for Utah on
Answered on Aug 4, 2018
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.'s answer
No. Smoking is illegal until you are 19 in Utah.

Q: Can a judge keep making you restart supervision with no end in sight torment&continues still years over even no illegal?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law, Personal Injury, Civil Rights and Federal Crimes for Utah on
Answered on Jul 31, 2018
Gary Kollin's answer
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

Q: If you paid for the item before you left the store can you still be charged with shoplifting?

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Answered on Jul 23, 2018
James J. Lee's answer
Unfortunatley yes, you can still be charged. Based on what you are saying the store would have several reasons to believe you had the intent to steal the item.

Luckily, there are always possible defenses and/or ways to mitigate damages.

Q: Can the police go inside a home to do a welfare check even if they arrest the person who owns the home?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Constitutional Law and Gov & Administrative Law for Utah on
Answered on Jul 22, 2018
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.'s answer
Well they can because they did. The issue is the condemnation of the home. You will need to contact a real estate attorney who is familiar with this area to get a specific legal opinion.

Q: a girl lied and said i chased her down the road and beat her up and dislocated her shoulder what can i do

2 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Juvenile Law for Utah on
Answered on Jul 19, 2018
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.'s answer
You need a lawyer right now. Quit talking to the cops.

Q: My public defender thi said I was a 1090.public nuisance. I am not guilty of this crime. How do I get another lawyer?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Answered on Jul 5, 2018
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.'s answer
You don't get to chose your public defender. However if you want to go to trial they must respect that decision and do the trial. You are always free to hire your own attorney as well.

Q: Is it legal for police to lie to get a warrant? How do I get this brought to the courts attention? i can prove it

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Answered on Jun 18, 2018
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.'s answer
You can get a consultation with another lawyer if you wish, or ask your current attorney to explain to you why they feel it dosen't matter.

Q: How do mandatory sentences for drug offenses work?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Answered on Jun 12, 2018
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.'s answer
Depending on the law, if you are convicted you must serve a minimum mandatory time in prison.

Q: I was charged with a threat of violence, basically there word against mine, what are my chances getting this dropped ?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Domestic Violence for Utah on
Answered on May 31, 2018
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.'s answer
Lots of people in prison for this very situation. Get an attorney on board. You are in deep trouble.

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