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Centerville Justice Court Information

The Centerville Justice Court has jurisdiction over class C and class B misdemeanor level charges that occur within the city limits of Centerville, Utah. Offenses commonly prosecuted in Utah's justice court system include domestic violence, DUI, drug charges, theft, and many traffic-related charges. Felony and class A misdemeanors must be filed in the district court.

Penalties for a single class B misdemeanor can include up to 180 days in jail. A class C misdemeanor is punishable by up to 90 days in jail. Depending on the level and number of charges, fines imposed by the justice court can reach into the thousands. When a jail sentence is suspended, the justice court can impose probation conditions including supervision, GPS monitoring, community service, drug testing, counseling and treatment, and other conditions determined by the court to be relevant.

The consequences of even a single misdemeanor conviction can be serious. If you are facing prosecution in Centerville or anywhere in Utah, having an experienced criminal defense attorney in your corner is the best way to ensure that your rights are protected. Contact us today to see how we can help you.

Contact Information for the Centerville Justice Court

The judge presiding over the Centerville Justice Court is Judge David L. Miller. The physical and mailing address for the Centerville Justice Court is 250 North Main, Centerville, UT  84014-1824. The phone number for the court is 801-295-8344. The court's fax number is 801-294-0459.

Criminal Defense Attorney for Centerville

Time can be critical in a criminal case. The prosecution already has a head start in the process, with police investigations often concluded by the time a citation is issued or a court case is filed. Consultation with an experienced criminal lawyer can ensure that you understand your rights and the various defense strategies that may be available in your case.

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Attorney Stephen Howard practices as part of the Canyons Law Group, LLC and Stephen W. Howard, PC.

Offices in Salt Lake and Davis Counties
560 South 300 East, Suite 200, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
952 S. Main St., Suite A, Layton, UT 84041

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