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Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer

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Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer

The Right Domestic Violence Attorney for your Case

Our lead domestic violence attorney, Steven K. Burton, is a former prosecutor who has handled hundreds of domestic violence cases.  His extensive experience with these cases has shown him the best strategies for winning domestic violence cases and how to avoid the hidden traps in Utah domestic violence law.  As a prosecutor, he oversaw domestic violence programs in multiple Salt Lake County courts.  As a defense lawyer, he uses his in-depth knowledge to help people facing domestic violence charges. Read More

Domestic Violence Laws are Misguided: Punishing Less-Violent Behavior Detracts from Preventing the Most Serious Harm

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A.J. Parker, age 25, was working at Intermountain Healthcare when she met Landon Jorgensen, 24, who was a Marine veteran and a firearms instructor. They had a whirlwind romance, and several weeks later, Jorgensen moved in with Parker and her five-year-old daughter. But within a year, Parker had second thoughts and wanted to end the relationship. This may have been the reason that Jorgensen shot Parker and her daughter to death and viciously attacked the family dog before taking his own life. Read More