Why Does the Quantity of Marijuana Make A Big Difference in the Severity of Penalties in Salt Lake City?

Utah law considers intent when classifying marijuana possession charges. It typically assumes that individuals with smaller quantities have it in their possession for personal use. However, once the quantities increase to 16 ounces or more, the law assumes the offender intends to distribute it. Regardless of the quantity of marijuana involved in an arrest, a […]

Reducing A Felony Conviction With A 402 Motion

The adverse collateral consequences of a felony conviction can last for years, if not a lifetime. The severity of these consequences can only truly be understood by those have endured the hardships associated with post-prison life.  Some of the enduring consequences of a felony conviction include: Harm to your integrity and reputation Severe reduction of […]