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Legal Statutes: Utah

UPDATED November 15, 2016

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Part 1. Assault and Related Offenses

back to top76-5-108. Protective orders restraining abuse of another--Violation

(1) Any person who is the respondent or defendant subject to a protective order, child protective order, ex parte protective order, or ex parte child protective order issued under Title 78B, Chapter 7, Part 1, Cohabitant Abuse Act; Title 78A, Chapter 6, Juvenile Court Act; Title 77, Chapter 36, Cohabitant Abuse Procedures Act; or a foreign protection order enforceable under Title 78B, Chapter 7, Part 3, Uniform Interstate Enforcement of Domestic Violence Protection Orders Act, who intentionally or knowingly violates that order after having been properly served, is guilty of a class A misdemeanor, except as a greater penalty may be provided in Title 77, Chapter 36, Cohabitant Abuse Procedures Act.

(2) Violation of an order as described in Subsection (1) is a domestic violence offense under Section 77-36-1 and subject to increased penalties in accordance with Section 77-36-1.1.

Laws 1979, c. 111, § 10; Laws 1984, c. 12, § 1; Laws 1991, c. 75, § 4; Laws 1993, c. 137, § 12; Laws 1995, c. 300, § 15, eff. July 1, 1995; Laws 1996, c. 244, § 9, eff. April 29, 1996; Laws 1999, c. 246, § 1, eff. May 3, 1999; Laws 2003, c. 68, § 7, eff. May 5, 2003;Laws 2006, c. 157, § 15, eff. July 1, 2006; Laws 2008, c. 3, § 233, eff. Feb. 7, 2008; Laws 2013, c. 196, § 3, eff. May 14, 2013.