Criminal Defense Lawyers in Layton, Utah

Miscelleneous Crimes

Defending Your Innocence in a Criminal Case

As criminal defense lawyers it is our job to defend you and your case. If you are have been charged with a property crime in Utah, or you are currently under investigation for a property crime, contact an experienced criminal defense lawyer in Layton, Utah today. It is crucial you do not wait. You are innocent until proven guilty. We will treat you and your case accordingly. The police reports do not always tell the whole story. You are innocent until they prove otherwise.

You might not have broken any laws or committed any crimes– even if you have been charged or accused of doing so. In some cases there is not sufficient evidence to convict you of a crime. It is our job to make them prove their case. Our Layton criminal defense lawyers understand what it takes to defend your innocence. Our law 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.

We Represent Most Criminal Cases in Utah

Everyone deserves the right to legal representation. Our Utah criminal defense team will work hard to defend your case and get you the best possible outcome for your particular case. In some cases this could mean a reduction of charges or even getting the charges dismissed. We represent clients accused of all types of crimes. If you have been accused of any crime in the state of Utah, we are here to help you.

Other types of Utah criminal cases we handle

Utah Criminal Code Title 76 

Offenses Against the Person

Assault and related Offenses

Criminal Homicide

Kidnapping, Trafficking, and Smuggling

  • Custodial interference §76-5-303
  • Unlawful detention and unlawful detention of a minor §76-5-304
  • Human trafficking — Human smuggling §76-5-308
  • Human trafficking of a child §76-5-308.5
  • Aggravated human trafficking and aggravated human smuggling §76-5-310

Sexual Offenses

  • Object rape §76-4-402.2
  • Object rape of a child §76-4-402.3
  • Custodial sexual relations — Custodial sexual misconduct §76-4-412
  • Custodial sexual relations or misconduct with youth receiving state services §76-4-413
  • Child conceived as a result of sexual offense §76-4-414

Offenses Against Property

Property Destruction

Burglary and Criminal Trespass

  • Burglary of a railroad car §76-6-204.5
  • Manufacture or possession of instrument for burglary or theft §76-6-205
  • Criminal trespass of abandoned or inactive mines §76-6-206.1
  • Criminal trespass on state park lands §76-6-206.2 
  • Criminal trespass on agricultural land or range land §76-6-206.3


  • Theft of motor vehicle fuel §76-6-404.7
  • Theft of lost, mislaid, or mistakenly delivered property §76-6-407
  • Receiving stolen property §76-6-408
  • Devices for theft of services §76-6-409.1
  • Theft of utility or cable television services §76-6-409.3
  • Use of telecommunication device to avoid lawful charge for service §76-6-409.6
  • Possession of any unlawful telecommunication device §76-6-409.7
  • Sale of an unlawful telecommunication device §76-6-409.8
  • Manufacture of an unlawful telecommunication device §76-6-409.9
  • Theft by person having custody of property pursuant to repair or rental agreement §76-6-410
  • Theft of a rental vehicle §76-7-410.5
  • Release of fur-bearing animals §76-6-413


  • Forgery and producing false identification
  • Possession of forged writing or device for writing
  • Wrongful liens and fraudulent handling of recordable writings
  • Records filed with intent to harass or defraud
  • Tampering with records

Other crimes against property

Offenses Against the Family

Marital Violations

Offenses Against the Administration of Government

  • Official misconduct §76-8-201
  • Failure to disclose identity §76-8-301.5
  • Interference with arresting officer §76-8-305
  • Failure to stop at the command of a law enforcement officer §76-8-305.5
  • Obstruction of justice in criminal investigations or proceedings §76-8-306
  • Acceptance of bribe or bribery to prevent criminal prosecution §76-8-308
  • Bail-jumping §76-8-312
  • Threatening elected officials §76-8-313
  • Refusal to comply with order to evacuate or other orders issued in a local or state emergency §76-8-317
  • Misusing public money §76-8-402
  • Providing false information to law enforcement officers, government agencies, or specified professionals §76-8-506
  • Tampering with witness §76-8-508
  • Retaliation against a witness, victim, or informant §76-8-508.3
  • Tampering with juror — Retaliation against juror §76-8-508.5
  • Tampering with evidence §76-8-510.5
  • Extortion or bribery to dismiss criminal proceeding §76-8-509
  • Impersonation of officer §76-8-512
  • False statements regarding unemployment compensation §76-8-1301
  • Public Assistance Fraud §76-8-12

Offenses Against Public Order and Decency

Offenses Against Public Health, Safety, Welfare, and Morals

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