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Harrisville Justice Court Information

The Harrisville Justice Court handles class B and class C misdemeanors and infractions that occur in Harrisville, Utah. Criminal charges commonly heard in Utah's justice court system include drug charges, shoplifting, domestic violence, DUI and other alcohol-related charges, disorderly conduct, and more. At the class B misdemeanor level, a conviction carries the potential for up to 180 days (6 months) in jail. Class C misdemeanor convictions carry a possible 90-day jail sentence.

In addition to jail time, a court may require payment of substantial fines and restitution and may impose a wide variety of probation conditions. Beyond just the direct penalties imposed by the court, a criminal conviction can have collateral consequences including restrictions on the right to carry or own a firearm, driver license suspension or revocation, loss of professional licensing, and more.

It may be tempting to treat a justice court prosecution as a "minor" case. But the consequences of a conviction can be serious and long-lasting. If you are cited or charged with a crime in one of Utah's justice courts or district courts, you need a criminal defense attorney on your side who has the experience and skills necessary to help you achieve the results you need. Contact us today to see how we can help you.

Contact Information for the Harrisville Justice Court

The judge presiding over the Harrisville Justice Court is Judge Reuben John Renstrom. The court is located at 363 West Independence Blvd. in Harrisville. The mailing address for the court is the same as its physical address: 363 West Independence Blvd., Harrisville, UT 84404. The phone number for the court is 801-782-4100. The court's fax number is 801-782-1449.

Criminal Defense Attorney for Harrisville

Before you plead guilty or make any decisions relating to your case, it is important to speak with an experienced criminal defense attorney. With experience defending clients in felony and misdemeanor cases ranging from murder to DUI and virtually everything in between, we can help ensure that you understand important constitutional and procedural rights as well as the various defenses and strategy options that may be available to you.

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