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West Jordan City Justice Court - Utah Criminal Defense

Every criminal case is serious. Even a class B misdemeanor conviction can mean 180 days in jail. If you have been charged with a crime in the West Jordan City Justice Court, an experienced Utah criminal defense attorney can make all the difference. Stephen Howard has a track record of results that includes dismissals and not guilty verdicts on charges as serious as aggravated robbery, aggravated assault, burglary, drug distribution, and many more. He is well qualified to help you, no matter what charges you are facing.

The West Jordan City Justice Court has jurisdiction to hear cases involving class B and class C misdemeanor offenses that occur within the West Jordan City boundaries. The court can impose a sentence of up to 180 days jail for class B misdemeanors, and up to 90 days jail for class C misdemeanors. Typical charges handled by the West Jordan City Justice Court include domestic violence, assault, DUI, theft, criminal mischief, marijuana possession, drug paraphernalia, and traffic offenses.

The West Jordan City Justice Court is located at 8040 S. Redwood Rd, West Jordan, UT 84080. Court clerks can be reached at 801-256-2290. The office hours for the court clerks are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The West Jordan City Justice Court is presided over by Judge Ronald Kunz.

If you are facing criminal charges in the West Jordan City Justice Court, you don't have to do it alone. Contact Stephen Howard now to learn how he can help protect your rights, and help you achieve the best possible outcome in your case.


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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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340 East 400 South, Suite 25, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
952 S. Main St., Suite A, Layton, UT 84041

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