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South Weber Justice Court Information

The South Weber Justice Court has jurisdiction over class C and class B misdemeanor level charges that occur within the borders of South Weber, Utah. More serious felony and class A misdemeanor charges must be filed in the district court for Davis County. Criminal charges commonly prosecuted in Utah's justice court system include DUI, domestic violence, drug charges, retail theft, and most traffic-related offenses.

Penalties for a class B misdemeanor conviction can include up to 180 days jail; a class C misdemeanor carries a potential of 90 days in jail. The court can also impose heavy fines and a variety of probation conditions that can include community service, treatment or counseling, drug testing, supervised probation, GPS monitoring (house arrest), and more. It is tempting to consider a justice court misdemeanor case as relatively unimportant. But the consequences of a conviction can be serious. Contact us today to see how we can help.

Contact Information for the South Weber Justice Court

The judge presiding over the South Weber Justice Court is Judge Reuben John Renstrom. The physical and mailing addresses for the South Weber Justice Court are the same: 1600 East South Weber Drive, South Weber, UT  84405. The court's phone number is 801-479-3177. The court's fax number is 801-479-0066.

Criminal Defense Attorney for South Weber

If you are facing criminal prosecution in Utah, it is vital to have the assistance of an experienced criminal defense lawyer. Understanding your rights is the first step to ensuring that your rights are protected. We work closely with clients to make sure that they understand their rights and the various defense strategies that may be available to them. Whether you intend to take your case to trial or are hoping to work out a negotiated resolution, we have the experience, skills, and knowledge necessary to help you achieve your goals.

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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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In Salt Lake City, call 801-449-1409.
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