§ 77-18-1 Suspension of sentence — Pleas held in abeyance — Probation — Supervision — Presentence investigation — Standards — Confidentiality — Terms and conditions — Termination, revocation, modification, or extension — Hearings — Electronic monitoring
§ 77-18-1.1 Screening, assessment, and treatment
§ 77-18-3 Disposition of fines
§ 77-18-4 Sentence — Term — Construction
§ 77-18-5 Reports by courts and prosecuting attorneys to Board of Pardons and Parole
§ 77-18-5.5 Judgment of death — Method is lethal injection — Exceptions for use of firing squad
§ 77-18-6 Judgment to pay fine or restitution constitutes a lien
§ 77-18-6.5 Liability of rescued person for costs of emergency response
§ 77-18-7 Costs imposed on defendant — Restrictions
§ 77-18-8 Fine not paid — Commitment

Terms Used In Utah Code > Title 77 > Chapter 18 - The Judgment

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Agent: means any person authorized by the State Tax Commission to purchase and affix stamps on packages of cigarettes. See Utah Code 53-7-402
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Cigarette: means any roll for smoking made wholly or in part of tobacco, irrespective of size or shape, and whether or not such tobacco is flavored, adulterated, or mixed with any other ingredient, the wrapper or cover of which is made of paper or any other substance or material except tobacco. See Utah Code 53-7-402
  • Clerk of court: An officer appointed by the court to work with the chief judge in overseeing the court's administration, especially to assist in managing the flow of cases through the court and to maintain court records.
  • Continuance: Putting off of a hearing ot trial until a later time.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Dismissal: The dropping of a case by the judge without further consideration or hearing. Source:
  • Division: means the State Fire Marshal Division created in Section 53-7-103. See Utah Code 53-7-102
  • Docket: A log containing brief entries of court proceedings.
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Lien: A claim against real or personal property in satisfaction of a debt.
  • Lighter: means a handheld mechanical device of a type typically used for igniting tobacco products by use of a flame. See Utah Code 53-7-502
  • Manufacturer: means :
    (a) any entity which:
    (i) manufactures or otherwise produces cigarettes to be sold in the state;
    (ii) causes cigarettes to be manufactured or produced anywhere with the intent to sell in the state; or
    (iii) manufactures or otherwise produces cigarettes or causes cigarettes to be manufactured or produced with the intent to sell in the United States through an importer;
    (b) the first purchaser anywhere that intends to resell in the United States cigarettes manufactured anywhere that the original manufacturer or maker does not intend to be sold in the United States; or
    (c) any entity that becomes a successor of an entity described in Subsection (3)(a) or (3)(b). See Utah Code 53-7-402
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • Misleading design: means a lighter that:
    (a) has a shape that resembles or imitates an object other than a lighter;
    (b) may have one or more audio or visual effects; and
    (c) has other features of a type that would reasonably be expected to make the lighter appealing or attractive to a child younger than 10 years of age. See Utah Code 53-7-502
  • Nolo contendere: No contest-has the same effect as a plea of guilty, as far as the criminal sentence is concerned, but may not be considered as an admission of guilt for any other purpose.
  • Oversight: Committee review of the activities of a Federal agency or program.
  • Partnership: A voluntary contract between two or more persons to pool some or all of their assets into a business, with the agreement that there will be a proportional sharing of profits and losses.
  • Person: means :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Plea: In a criminal case, the defendant's statement pleading "guilty" or "not guilty" in answer to the charges, a declaration made in open court.
  • Probable cause: A reasonable ground for belief that the offender violated a specific law.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Restitution: The court-ordered payment of money by the defendant to the victim for damages caused by the criminal action.
  • Retail dealer: means any person, other than a manufacturer or wholesale dealer, engaged in selling cigarettes or tobacco products. See Utah Code 53-7-402
  • Sell: means to sell, or to offer or agree to sell. See Utah Code 53-7-402
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes a state, district, or territory of the United States. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • State fire marshal: means the fire marshal appointed director by the commissioner under Section 53-7-103. See Utah Code 53-7-102
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • United States: includes each state, district, and territory of the United States of America. See Utah Code 68-3-12.5
  • Victim Impact Statement: A written or spoken statement by the victim or his or her representative about the physical, emotional, and financial impact of a crime on the victim. The statement is given to the court before sentencing.
  • Wholesale dealer: means :
    (a) any person who sells cigarettes or tobacco products to retail dealers or other persons for purposes of resale; and
    (b) any person who owns, operates, or maintains one or more cigarette or tobacco product vending machines in, at, or upon premises owned or occupied by any other person. See Utah Code 53-7-402
  • Writing: includes :Utah Code 68-3-12.5
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