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Criminal Defense Attorney Related FAQ | Jardine Law Office
Do you have questions for our Farmington Criminal Defense Attorney? Read below for answers to some of the most common criminal defense-related FAQs.
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Cohabitants are often spouses, former spouses, couples engaged in long-term relationships, roommates, siblings and people who share custody for a child.

Yes. In cases where an individual loses his or her life, the family of the deceased has two years to file a wrongful death lawsuit. Keep in mind that the “clock” starts ticking after the death of the individual, not the accident itself.

In this case, any lawsuit seeking repair (or replacement) of damaged property must be filed within three years

Utah’s “modified” comparative fault rule reduces the amount of monetary damages awarded by a percentage equal to how much fault the plaintiff or claimant is found to have. In other words, if the plaintiff is found to be 50 percent or more at fault, the award amount automatically drops to $0.

In Utah, an “ex parte” order is one made without notifying the defendant and before the defendant first appears in court.

Minimum jail time following your first DUI offense is two days.

Under Utah state law, anyone injured from a slip and fall accident has up to four years to file a personal injury lawsuit.

Utah gives its citizens up to four years to file a lawsuit seeking monetary damages as a result of an auto-related accident.

Under Utah state law, domestic violence occurs when a person commits (or attempts to commit) any crime involving violence or physical harm against a cohabitant.

There is no such thing as “aggravated” DUI in Utah. Our DUI’s can be enhanced, however, by things such as having minors in the car, getting in accidents resulting in injuries while intoxicated and more.

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The selection of a criminal defense attorney is an important decision. It can often make the difference between losing or maintaining your freedom. The legal team at Jardine Law Offices, P.C. understands the challenges and obstacles many clients face. Our objective is to make sure each client is properly represented and receives fair treatment. We work diligently in the courtroom and behind the scene to help clients achieve the best possible outcome.