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Riverdale Justice Court Information

The Riverdale Justice Court has jurisdiction over misdemeanor charges at the class C and class B level that take place inside the borders of Riverdale, Utah. Examples of Class B and C misdemeanor charges commonly heard in the justice court include charges for drug possession, DUI, domestic violence, and shoplifting. The Riverdale Justice Court also has jurisdiction over most traffic cases occuring in Riverdale.

A conviction for a class C misdemeanor can result in up to 90 days in the Weber County jail; and a class B misdemeanor conviction can result in up to 180 days in jail. In addition to the potential for time in jail, class B or C misdemeanor convictions in a justice court carry the potential for fines along with other collateral consequences such as losing your driver's license or right to own or possess a firearm. Some convictions in a justice court can also be used as enhancements for subsequent felony charges. If you are facing criminal prosecution in Riverdale or elsewhere in Utah, consultation with an experienced criminal defense attorney is highly recommended.

Contact Information for the Riverdale Justice Court

The judge presiding over the Riverdale Justice Court is Judge Reuben John Renstrom. The court is located at 4600 South Weber River Road in Riverdale. The mailing address for the Riverdale Justice Court is the same as its phyiscal location: 4600 South Weber River Road, Riverdale, UT 84414. The phone number for the court is 801-394-9314. The court's fax number is 801-394-0036.

Criminal Defense Attorney for Riverdale, Utah

Before your case goes to court, it is vital that you speak with an attorney to ensure that your rights are protected and that you understand the best options that might be available to you. Experienced Utah criminal defense attorney Stephen Howard has the know-how and skills required to win real results for his clients. He has a proven history of achieving positive outcomes for his clients in cases ranging from serious aggravated felonies to a variety of misdemeanor charges.

We provide criminal defense legal services to clients in Riverdale and throughout Utah. To schedule your initial consultation, contact us now.


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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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