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Woods Cross Justice Court Information

The Woods Cross Justice Court has jurisdiction over class C and class B misdemeanor level charges that occur within the borders of Woods Cross, Utah. Cases involving class A misdemeanor or felony charges must be filed in the district court. Cases typically heard in the Woods Cross Justice Court can include drug charges, DUI, domestic violence, shoplifting, and more. Penalties for misdemeanor cases can include substantial jail sentences, fines, and/or probation. Collateral consequences of a justice court misdemeanor conviction can include losing your driver's license, losing the right to own and possess firearms, and more. Some justice court convictions can form the basis for enhanced penalties for subsequent charges.

Any criminal charge should be taken seriously. Having an experienced criminal defense attorney can help give you the best chance of achieving a successful outcome. If you are facing prosecution in the Woods Cross Justice Court or elsewhere in Utah, contact us today to see how we can help you.

Contact Information for the Woods Cross Justice Court

The judge presiding over the Woods Cross Justice Court is Judge Reuben Renstrom. The court is located at 1555 South 800 West in Woods Cross.

The mailing address for the the Woods Cross Justice Court is the same as its physical address. The phone number for the court is 801-677-1001. The court's fax number is 801-292-2225.

Criminal Defense Attorney for Woods Cross, Utah

It is best to talk with an attorney before your case goes to court. Criminal defense attorney Stephen Howard has the experience and skills needed to achieve real results for his clients. We provide criminal defense services to clients in Woods Cross and throughout the state of Utah. Contact us today to schedule your initial consultation.


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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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