Category: Utah DUI Laws

  • No Work Permits during a Utah DUI Driver License Suspension Period

    The most common question I get from people is can I get a permit to drive to and from work while my driver license is suspended?  The answer is an emphatically NO at this time.  Utah, as the law is now, there is no work permits that would allow you to drive to and from […]

  • Utah DUI Survival Guide: A Citizen’s Protection Manual

     If you live a life style of going to a club or bar, even occasionally, you need to read this book.  I authored this book with nationwide known attorney’s Bruce Edge and John Hunsucker.  The people who have read it has told me that “anyone who drinks alcohol needs to read this book.” The book […]

  • Utah DUI and Bail Bonds

     When a person is arrested in Utah for DUI and taken to jail, many things can happen.  A person can be ordered bail, usually in the range of $1500 to $2500 depending on additional charges for a first offense, or sometimes they are released on their own recognizance (meaning the jail has determined the person […]

  • Utah DUI and SR22 Insurance

    There is an incorrect assumption out there that if you get a DUI, you are required to carry SR22 high risk insurance.  NOT TRUE.  Utah did not jump on that bandwagon, yet!  SR22 Insurance is only required in the state of Utah if a person is convicted of not having insurance.  Guest Blogger Dave B.G. […]

  • Get a DUI In Utah for Sleeping in Your Car

     On August 11, 2011, the Utah Court of Appeals affirmed the conviction of a man who did the right thing.  He felt he was too intoxicated to drive safely, so he pulled over and went to sleep.  The Court recited some of the facts as:  "On July 27, 2007, at about 2:30 a.m., Officer Salvador […]

  • Utah DUI Defense: The Law and Practice

    Over the past year and a half, I have worked tireless on becoming an author.  So here it is released yesterday.  Over half the books in stock are gone.  In conjunction with AZ premier DUI Defense Attorney James Nesci and premier Utah DUI Defense Attorney Jason Schatz, 458 pages are done along with an extraordinary […]

  • New 2011 Law for Minors and any Detectable Amount of Alcohol while operating a car?

     The 2011 legislature changed Utah Code 53-3-231.  If the driver is found to have any detectable amount of alcohol in the system while operating a vehicle and is 19 to 21 years old, the Driver License Division can deny the person’s license not less than 6 months for a first offense. If it is a […]

  • New Utah DUI Laws for Minors 2011?

     New laws come into effect on July 1, 2011.  These new laws are confusing.  First, you must understand that there are administrative/civil consequences that the Driver License Division will impose without any Court action.  There are consequences that the Driver License Division will impose as the result of Court action.  That New Laws break down […]

  • DUI Laws for 2011

  • Do Utah Prosecutors Cheat?

      I was reading an article about a case wherein a man is accused of serious robbery type crimes.  An identification of the man was made by several witnesses in Court.  Here is the problem.  Apparently, what happened is a couple of weeks before trial, the prosecutor and officer’s met with the witnesses.  They showed […]