Criminal Defense lawyers and attorneys in Layton Utah



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Quality Criminal Defense with Results

Our attorneys have been successfully defending individuals in criminal cases for over 25 years. Our courtroom victories include winning acquittals from juries in murder, rape and kidnapping trials. Our legal defense team includes attorneys who have received recognition as the nations top trial lawyers from the National Trial Lawyers Association.



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Layton, Utah Criminal Defense Lawyers

Facing a criminal conviction can be life changing. If you have been arrested and accused of committing a crime, your life and your freedom are at risk. Choosing the right Utah criminal defense attorney and legal team to represent you in your case might be one of the most important decisions you make in your life. Layton, Utah Criminal defense lawyer Kurt M. Helgesen has built a reputation of aggressively defending those accused of violating crimes– both state and federal criminal laws. Attorney Kurt M. Helgesen has been honored as a clients’ choice attorney and is highly regarded for his client’s satisfaction.

Experienced Criminal Defense Lawyers and Legal Team

Attorney Kurt M. Helgesen has received honors from the National Trial Lawyers as one of the top 40 trial lawyers under 40. When you are being accused of violating a crime, you want an experienced trial lawyer on your side. Our firm has been successful in defending clients facing criminal charges for more than 25 years, including winning acquittals in murder, rape and kidnapping criminal cases in Utah.

Consequences of a Criminal Conviction

If you have been accused of a crime and are facing a trial and conviction, the court has various sentencing options to impose, including:

  • Imprisonment
  • Probation
  • Fines
  • Community service
  • House arrest

At the Law Firm of Helgesen, Houtz & Jones we understand that there are life changing consequences if you receive a criminal conviction. These consequences can go beyond the sentence imposed by the court. Some of the effects and consequences of a criminal conviction include:

  • Loss of employment
  • Difficulty finding housing
  • Embarrassment for family and loved ones
  • Inability to qualify for education assistance
  • Loss of professional licenses

Layton, Utah criminal defense attorney Kurt M. Helgesen understands that the process of being arrested; being handcuffed and being held in a jail cell can be unsettling and a frightening experience. Kurt is sensitive to the consequences and understands the concern you might have for your loved ones, your freedom and your future. At the law firm of Helgesen, Houtz & Jones, we are honest, we will tell you the truth and we will do our best work. Kurt cares about his clients’ satisfaction. He will always keep you informed of the latest happenings in your case and will always be prepared for your criminal trial case.

Aggressive sigmaessays Criminal Defense Attorney in Layton, Utah

Layton criminal defense lawyer Kurt M. Helgesen received recognition as the Clients’ Choice for Criminal Defense Attorneys in 2014.  The criminal defense legal team at Helgesen, Houtz & Jones has the knowledge and criminal trial experience need to advise and defend individuals in Utah accused of violating a crime.

Understand that you are innocent until you are proven guilty. If as a defendant you assert your innocence, you will be treated and defended as such. Do not plead xyzhomework to a charge until you have consulted with a criminal defense attorney in Utah. Let us help you.


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