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Articles and Blog Posts From September 2015

What Are The Heroin Laws In Utah?

Heroin is a drug that doesn't have any acceptable medical use. It is a highly addictive drug that can devastate individuals, families and communities. Federal drug regulations list heroin as a Schedule I narcotic. Utah law views heroin possession, sales and trafficking as very serious crimes that carry serious penalties. Are heroin charges felonies or misdemeanors? All charges related to heroin are… Read more

Individual Attention For Criminal Defense Cases In Utah

One of the biggest elements of building a criminal defense is learning about the evidence that the prosecutors have for your case. Some evidence obviously holds more weight than other evidence. If you think about our post last week, you can probably see where evidence gathered through Safe Cam might hold more weight than something that could only be considered as circumstantial. We know that deciding… Read more

Safe Cam Has A Big Impact On Defense Options In Criminal Cases

Prosecutors who are trying cases have the burden of proof, which means they must prove that the defendant committed the crime that led to the charges. There are some cases that might prove difficult for prosecutors to get the proof they need to meet that burden; however, the difficulty might have lessened a bit because of a new program that the Salt Lake City Police are using. The new program allows… Read more

People Convicted Of Sex Crimes And The Sex Offender Registry

When you are facing criminal charges for a sex crime, one of your concerns might revolve around having to register as a sex offender. This is a very serious aspect of sex crimes that can have a considerable impact on your life. Having to register as a sex offender is a serious responsibility that can send you back to prison if you don't comply with the requirements. Registering as a sex offender is… Read more

Can A Selfie Lead To A Child Pornography Charge In Utah?

In an age when social media seems to have become one of the available means of communication, photographs as part of a text message, email or social media upload have become common. Selfies, or pictures one takes of himself or herself, have become increasingly popular. Some of those selfies are racy or contain sexually explicit material. If sexually explicit selfies are of an underage person or sent… Read more