Where and when can I talk to the prosecutor about a traffic or criminal case?
If you are the Defendant, you will contact the prosecutor at the listed email address prior to your pretrial conference. If you are represented by an attorney, the prosecutor will discuss your case with your attorney. If you are the victim of sexual assault or domestic violence, you may contact the victim advocate at (435)884-6881. If you are the victim of any other offense, please contact the City Attorney's Office at (435)884-4615. If you have new evidence regarding a criminal case, it needs to be turned into the Grantsville Police Department, they will then forward it to our office.
What is a pre-trial conference?
A pre-trial conference, scheduled by the Court, is an opportunity for the criminal defense attorney and/or the defendant to meet with the City prosecutor to discuss the possible resolution of a criminal case. If a case cannot be resolved at the pre-trial conference, the attorneys will ask the Court for a trial date.
Where can I get Legal Advice?
The City Attorney's Office only represents Grantsville City Corporation. If you need legal advice or have a question about the laws of the City or the State, you may want to seek the advice of a private attorney.
I can't afford to hire a lawyer. What should I do?
The City Attorney’s Office cannot give you legal advice. If you cannot afford to hire a lawyer, you may ask the Court to appoint one for you. The Court will determine if you qualify for an appointed lawyer.
I am a victim of a sexual assault or domestic violence crime. Who can answer my questions?
If you are a victim of the following type of crime (assault, domestic violence, sexual abuse, child Abuse) and want information, please contact the victim advocate (Delia Kirk) at firstname.lastname@example.org. The victim advocate can provide you with information and resources that will help you. The phone number is (801) 837-4545. If you are the victim of any other type of crime, please contact the prosecutor's office at (435) 884-4615.
How do I get criminal charges dropped?
The City Attorney’s Office decides whether or not to file criminal charges. Decisions are based on the available evidence and application of the applicable laws. While we care about the perspectives of witnesses and victims, witnesses and victims cannot “drop charges” or demand that a case be dismissed.
What do I do if I need a copy of my police report?
You may file a request under the Government Records Access and Management Act (“GRAMA”) with the Grantsville City Police Department or the Grantsville City Attorney’s office. You may file a GRAMA request for other city documents with the appropriate department that handles those documents. The appropriate form is located under the “Forms” tab on our main page.
How can I get my arrest or conviction expunged?
To see if you qualify for an expungement, you may contact the Utah Bureau of Criminal Identification (BCI) at (801) 965-4445 or visit their offices at 3888 West 5400 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84129. The BCI website is: //publicsafety.utah.gov/bci/.