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Riverton City Justice Court - Criminal Defense Lawyer Utah

If you are facing charges in the Riverton City Justice Court, you should have an experienced Utah criminal defense attorney to help you get the best result possible.  Justice courts can and do impose sentences that include jail and heavy fines for minor misdemeanor convictions.  Stephen Howard has successfully represented thousands of clients on charges ranging from aggravated murder to DUI and just about everything in between.  His record of results speaks for itself.

The Riverton City Justice Court has jurisdiction over class B and class C misdemeanor offenses that occur within the Riverton City boundaries.  Class B misdemeanors are punishable by up to 180 days in jail.  Class C misdemeanors are punishable by up to 90 days in jail.  Typical charges handled by the Riverton City Justice Court include DUI, domestic violence, assault, theft, criminal mischief, marijuana possession, drug paraphernalia, and traffic offenses.

The Riverton City Justice Court is located at 12830 S. Redwood Rd, Riverton, UT 84065.  Court clerks can be reached at 801-208-3131 Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. and on Friday from 8:00 a.m. till 5:00 p.m.  The Riverton City Justice Court is presided over by Judge Gregory Bown.

Even minor misdemeanor charges should be taken seriously.  Contact us now to schedule an 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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