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West Valley City Justice Court Information - Criminal Defense Lawyer Utah

Even misdemeanor charges need to be taken seriously.  If you have been charged in the West Valley City Justice Court, you should have an experienced Utah criminal defense attorney on your side.

The West Valley City Justice Court is located at 3590 South 2700 West, West Valley City, UT 84119, just across from the Valley Fair Mall.  The main phone number is 801-963-3590.  

The West Valley City Justice Court has jurisdiction over class C and class B misdemeanor charges that occur within the borders of West Valley City. While many justice court cases involve minor traffic offenses, they can also include crimes as serious as DUI, domestic violence, theft, and drug charges.

 In addition to fines and jail time, some criminal convictions in the West Valley City Justice Court can result in losing yoru driver's license, losing the right to own or carry a firearm, and more.  Additinoally, a conviction for DUI, theft, or domestic violence can serve as the basis for an enchanced felony charge for subsequent charges.

Even though it is "just" a justice court, your case needs to be taken seriously.  The best time to talk to an attorney about your case is before you even go to court.  Stephen Howard has handled thousands of criminal defense cases, and has a record of results that speaks for itself.  If you are facing criminal charges, he is happy to meet with you to discuss the best way to handle your case.

Contact Mr. Howard now to schedule an initial consultation and case analysis.


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Serving Salt Lake, Davis, Weber, Utah, Cache, Tooele, Summit, Box Elder, and Wasatch Counties, and all of Utah.

Attorney Stephen Howard practices as part of the Canyons Law Group, LLC and Stephen W. Howard, PC.

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

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In Salt Lake City, call 801-449-1409.
In Davis County, call 801-923-4345.

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