How to Handle a Domestic Violence Case in Utah

A domestic violence case can be an extremely emotional and challenging situation for anyone involved in the incident. In Utah, a domestic violence case means that a crime was committed by an aggressor, in which they acted violently with intent to physical harm against an individual living in the same home, or cohabitated environment. Most types of domestic violence crimes include assault, harassment, stalking, and the violation of a restraining or protective order. Those considered to be living in a cohabitated environment in Utah are generally spouses, ex-spouses, common law marriages, partnerships, people living together formally, and people who have…

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*Child Welfare Law Specialist Nat’l Assoc. of Counsel for Children