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Matt A Munson

Matt A Munson

  • Criminal Law, Bankruptcy, DUI & DWI...
  • Utah
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Summary

At M.A. Munson Law, P.C., you can expect zealous and effective advocacy on your behalf. Whether you need legal representation in the areas of Criminal Defense, Bankruptcy, Corporate Law, or Estate Planning, our mission is to provide each client with exceptional legal representation at an exceptional value. We hold sacred the trust that our clients place in us, and when you visit or call our office, we want you to feel comfortable discussing your legal concerns and questions with us. Contact us today to schedule a FREE CONSULTATION.

Practice Areas
  • Criminal Law
  • Bankruptcy
  • DUI & DWI
  • Personal Injury
  • Estate Planning
  • Probate
  • Landlord Tenant
  • Real Estate Law
  • Divorce
  • Family Law
  • Elder Law
Fees
  • Free Consultation
    Free Initial Consultation (30 minutes).
  • Credit Cards Accepted
    Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express
  • Contingent Fees
    Contingency fees accepted on Personal Injury matters only.
Jurisdictions Admitted to Practice
Utah
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Languages
  • English: Spoken, Written
Professional Experience
Law Clerk
Utah Attorney General's Office
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Intern
Utah State Senate
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Education
University of Utah
J.D. (2009)
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Professional Associations
Utah State Bar # 12602
Member
- Current
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Websites & Blogs
Website
M.A. Munson Law
Legal Answers
4 Questions Answered

Q. Should I just pay the ticket or also do the traffic school or contest in court?
A: It will likely be difficult to defend this, given your admission, unless you can establish that the officer's radar is/was faulty. In my opinion, a PIA is your best option, as it at least gives you a chance of keeping this from going on your record. If you pay the fine, it goes on your record, and if you contest the matter and are found guilty, it will go on your record as well. Hence, I would ask the prosecutor if he will allow you to enter plea of No Contest to Speeding (89MPH in 80MPH zone). That will save you a little money and will allow both of you to resolve the matter without going to trial.
Q. I have a traffic violation for speeding 82 in a 60 mph area. I'm below the age of 21.
A: It is not likely that the prosecutor will dismiss this case outright. However, if you have a clean driving record, that will likely help your cause. My recommendation would be to approach the prosecutor and see if they would be amenable to allowing you to plead No Contest to Speeding (79mph in 60mph zone). There is a difference in the fine amount you will be required to pay, and many insurance companies will drastically increase your insurance premiums if you are cited for 20+ MPH over the speed limit. Good luck--hope this is helpful.
Q. Would it be legal for my girlfriend to live with me once we are 18 if I can provide for her?
A: If you are both consenting adults (18+), you may co-habitate, so long as there is not an Order from a Court preventing you from doing so (i.e. Protective Order, etc.)
Q. Is it legal for credit card companies to withdraw money from your checking account if you're in bankruptcy?
A: All creditors are strictly prohibited from making ANY collection efforts while bankruptcy proceedings are pending, unless they have been granted Relief of Stay from the bankruptcy court.
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Contact & Map
M.A. Munson Law
970 S. Sage Dr.
Suite 109
Cedar City, UT 84720
USA
Toll-Free: (435) 238-7734
Telephone: (435) 238-7734
Fax: (866) 235-9672