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What will happen to me at Sentencing for a Utah DUI?

 Every case is different, every prosecutor is different, and every judge is different.  However, Utah has developed the "Utah DUI Sentencing Matrix" as a guide for judges in sentencing a DUI defendant.  Most judges will follow pretty close to the

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Woman Sentenced To Three Years in Prison for Fatal DUI Accident

 Mykhaylo Meshko was a 50-year-old immigrant from Russia, who was killed in Hanover Township, Illinois, on his drive home from work at a local bakery. Meshko was yet another unfortunate victim of a drunk driving accident that landed the driver,

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New Utah Expungement Law

  New laws came into effect regarding expungements.  The eligibility requirements have changed to the detriment of many.  To be eligible for expungement, the case has to be dismissed with prejudiced, meaning it cannot every be filed again.  Rarely, is

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Utah DUI Ignition Interlock Devices

For a first time offense of DUI, normally the Courts will not impose an ignition interlock device requirement unless the person’s breath/blood alcohol content is at or over a .16.  If there is a subsequent offense, the ignition interlock is

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Utah DUIs, Face Book, and My Space

A friend of mine, an attorney, told me about a case where he went to sentencing with his client.  The friend argued to the judge that his client is not a party animal and that this was a one time

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Utah DUI and Ignition Interlock Devices

If a person is convicted of a DUI and the breath test was over a .16, most courts will require the person to put an ignition interlock device on any car they own and any car they drive. If a

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Utah DUI Substance Abuse Classes

I often get calls from people asking where they can get substance abuse counseling when they are being charged with a DUI.  If a person is convicted of a DUI, a person is required to have an evaluation to determine

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