Charged with a Domestic Violence Sexual Offense in Utah?
Our attorneys may be able to help get your case dismissed.
In Utah, "domestic violence" is a crime - usually violent - committed by one cohabitant against another. In order for the crime to be charged as domestic violence, it must have been committed against someone you are - or have previously been - living with. You can be accused of domestic violence if you physically harm another person that you are living with, or if you threaten to physically harm them, or if you get someone else to do it for you.
Utah Law specifically describes "domestic violence" as any criminal offense involving...
- violence or physical harm, or
- threat of violence or physical harm, or
- any attempt, conspiracy, or solicitation to commit a criminal offense involving violence or physical harm
- ...when committed by one cohabitant against another.