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Clinton Justice Court Information

The Clinton Justice Court has jurisdiction over class C and class B misdemeanor level charges that occur within the borders of Clinton, Utah. The sentence for a class B misdemeanor can include up to 180 days in jail and a fine (plus surcharge) of $1900. A class C misdemeanor conviction carries the potential of up to 90 days jail plus fines. In cases where the court places a defendant on probation, the court can impose a variety of conditions including supervised probation, drug testing, treatment or counseling, community service, and other requirements determined by the court to be appropriate. In addition to the direct penalties imposed by the court, a criminal conviction can carry collateral consequences including restrictions on your right to own or possess firearms, suspension of your driver license, loss of professional licensing, and more.

Even a misdemeanor conviction can have serious consequences. Having an experienced criminal attorney on your side can provide you with the best chance of obtaining a favorable outcome for your case.

Along with the potential time in jail, there are fines and other collateral consequences of a conviction in a justice court that can include losing your driver's license or your right to own and possess firearms. Some justice court convictions can also be used as an enhancement for subsequent felony charges. So, despite being "just" a misdemeanor, these cases should be taken very seriously.

Contact Information for the Clinton Justice Court

The judge presiding over the Clinton City Justice Court is Judge Catherine Hoskins. The mailing address and physical address for the Clinton Justice Court are both the same: 2267 North 1500 West, Clinton, UT  84015. The phone number for the court is 801-614-0760. The court's fax number is 801-614-0772.

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Choosing the right attorney to represent you can be one of the most important decisions you will make in connection with your criminal case. We offer services to clients facing prosecution in the Clinton Justice Court and throughout Utah. We have the experience, knowledge, and skills necessary to help ensure that your rights are protected. Call us today to see how we can help you.


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

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

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