Criminal Law

Jeremy Atwood offers criminal law defense from his firm. Being charged with a crime can significantly impact a person’s life. We can help you get a fair trial with the best possible defense. At your initial consultation, we will find the best course of action to get a positive outcome in your case. We can work for a plea deal through the prosecutor to avoid a lengthy trial or we can take your case to trial if there is a good likelihood of an acquittal.

Our clinic specializes in multiple different types of criminal charges. During your initial consultation, we will determine the possible defense for your case.

Davis and Weber County Drug Crimes Defense

The most common type of defense for drug crimes is the Fourth Amendment. Occasionally, an investigating officer might not correctly secure a search warrant. In that situation, that evidence can be suppressed. A suppression order will be issued and, often, your case will be dismissed outright.

Another common type of defense falls under innocent vs. constructive possession. The prosecutor must prove, beyond a reasonable doubt, that the defendant willfully possessed the controlled substance.

It is very important to secure a criminal defense attorney if you are charged with a drug crime. Certain controlled substances, such as methamphetamines, can be enhanced at the prosecutor’s discretion.

Alcohol Crimes

Two of the most common alcohol crimes in Utah are driving under the influence and public intoxication. DUI charges in Utah are filed as either a class B misdemeanor, class A misdemeanor, or a felony, depending upon past convictions. In certain situations, a criminal defense attorney can get a DUI reduced to a DWI. Common DUI defenses in Utah include a suppression order if a traffic stop was made illegally, checking to make sure that FST tests were administered correctly, and calling the Breathalyzer test into question.

Public Intoxication (PI) is a very nebulous area of law in Utah. Usually, the case will hinge upon whether the defendant was intoxicated “to a degree that the person may endanger the person or another.”

White Collar Crimes

White-collar crimes are nonviolent and financially motivated. Types of charges like these can include:

• Financial Fraud
• Embezzlement
• Credit Card Fraud
• Identity Theft
• Healthcare Fraud

Utah recently passed a white-collar crime registry, so securing an attorney is vital if you are charged with a white-collar crime.

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If you are charged with an offense, you should seek help immediately. While not all charges can be dismissed or result in an acquittal, having Jeremy Atwood at your side will help you navigate through the difficult criminal law process. Call (801) 682-5234 for a consultation today.

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We offer a full range of legal services, including bankruptcy, family law, business law, estate planning, foreclosures, and contract law. Contact us today and let us show you how we can help you. (801) 682-5234.

Our law offices are now located in the heart of Ogden City, Utah. While many of our clients are located in this area, we also servce the greater Northern Utah area.

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Jeremy B. Atwood

Jeremy Atwood Law is a law firm whose goal is to bring you the best legal service for the lowest price, without sacrificing service or integrity.

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1201 N Hillfield Rd. #2071 • Layton UT • 84041

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