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Estate | Husband opened several retirement accounts through his employer and named First Wife as the primary beneficiary and Brother as the contingent beneficiary. Husband and First Wife divorced, and Husband married Second Wife.

Criminal | The defendant was charged with aggravated burglary, criminal mischief, and assault. To establish the elements of the crimes at trial, the State relied primarily on a 911 phone call from the defendant’s father claiming he and another son had just been assaulted by the defendant, who had gained

Criminal | Victim was attacked in his garage by two individuals, including one using brass knuckles, who was identified as the defendant. The defendant was convicted of aggravated burglary and aggravated assault.

Criminal | The defendant stole a case of beer and hit the store clerk with his car in the parking lot as he left. A detective investigated the incident and wrote in a report that the store’s surveillance footage did not show that the defendant intentionally hit the clerk and

Criminal | Officers relied on information from the Utah Criminal Justice Information System (UCJIS) that the car the defendant was driving was not insured. A representative from Insure-Rite, the company providing the information, testified at trial that it told the officer there was “no insurance found” in response to the

Criminal | The Utah Board of Pardons and Parole declined to set a parole date for a Utah prison inmate who had been convicted of attempted child kidnapping and kidnapping because he refused to participate in the prison sex offender treatment program. The inmate filed a petition for extraordinary relief,

Criminal | The defendant stole a car from the seller’s father in Weber County and drove the car to Utah County. Utah County charged the defendant with theft by receiving stolen property, and the probable cause statement attached to the Information noted that the defendant had stolen the car in