Alcohol

Have you been Arrested for a DUI During COVID?

We wondered what would happen if someone got arrested for a DUI in Utah during the COVID-19 emergency. With courts shutting down, it may be scary to be arrested and find yourself in jail indefinitely. It may be scary to think if you may be exposed to coronavirus while residing in your cell for so long. There is not much information out there, and the courts are nearly impossible to reach at this time. The...

Operating a boat in Utah under the influence

Many states have separate statues that address the laws and punishments for operating either a boat or an off-road vehicle while under the influence of drugs and alcohol. These crimes are often referred to as a BUI as opposed to the more commonly known DUI charge. Utah does not have separate BUI laws in the books. Instead, boating and off-roading violations are handled under Utah’s DUI legislation. As...

Underage alcohol charges in Utah

Regardless of their family background, upbringing, or parental care, children will make mistakes. As younger people mature, they tend to want to try new things. Even kids who have been “good” their whole lives may find themselves in situations where they experiment with alcohol. When an underage person consumes alcohol, not only are they committing a crime, they are putting themselves and others at...

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