Salt Lake City Criminal Defense Attorney
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Salt Lake City Sex Offender Registration Defense

Convicted sex offenders frequently become tangled up in the legal system and have a difficult time getting their freedom back, even after having served their time. They are trapped by a sex offender registry requirement that controls where they work, live and socialize.

Often, people facing registration requirements endure a pressing social stigma. They are not allowed to live in certain areas and, when they do move in, they are pointed out to their neighbors as “sexual predators.”

Failure to register after a sex crime conviction can mean incarceration. In Utah, the law requires convicted sex offenders to register twice a year instead of just once. If they fail to register, they can go to jail for 90 days.

At my Salt Lake City criminal defense law firm, my goal is to help you avoid the registration requirement. To do this, I negotiate with Utah prosecutors and leverage the weaknesses in their cases to your advantage. There are many possible weaknesses: witnesses recant, evidence is collected illegally and is sometimes lacking, and constitutional rights are violated. As an experienced lawyer, I can spot these weaknesses by conducting a thorough review of the facts and laws that affect your case.
Sometimes people move to Utah from other states and fail to recognize the law on sex offender registration still affects them. Even though they thought they were done with the requirement in their home states, they still have to register in Utah. If they don’t, they could face incarceration and fines.

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  • “Catherine provided an excellent service both to me and to the community at large, in that she protected a good and necessary law from being cheapened and abused by a vengeful accuser.”

    - Former Client
  • “She does her homework and defends her clients aggressively. She keeps the client informed and is able to negotiate effectively with the Prosecutor.”

    - Former Client
  • “From our very first phone call, Ms. Cleveland embraced our concerns and gave excellent council. She made herself available whenever we needed her and she answered phone calls at all hours.”

    - Former Client
  • “Great Lawyer! From the beginning of my case up until now, she has been there for me every step of the way. She has always been able to answer all of my questions and put my nerves at ease through this very stressful time for me and my family.”

    - Former Client
  • “Catherine took her time, did extensive research and got me the best deal known! We all were excited when she told me what plea the D.A. offered after she talked him down. Catherine is very professional, kind hearted yet aggressive when need be. She truly i”

    - Former Client

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  • Former Judge Pro Tem
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  • Work Directly With Me From Beginning to End
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