Criminal Defense

  • DUI
  • Theft
  • Assault
  • Criminal Mischief
  • Possession
  • Resisting Arrest
  • Reckless Driving
  • Shoplifting
  • Trespass of a Dwelling
  • Public Nuisance
  • Concealed Weapon
  • Traffic Offenses
  • Public Intoxication
  • No Valid License
  • Driving on a Suspended License
  • Domestic Violence allegations
  • Unlawful Detention allegations


  • Murder
  • Burglary
  • Robbery
  • Arson
  • Possession with Intent to Distribute
  • Sex Allegations
  • Manslaughter
  • Theft of Property $5,000 or more
  • Forgery of Checks $5,000 or more
  • DUI - 3 or more in ten years
  • Joyriding for more than 24 hours
  • False or forged prescriptions

Family Law

  • Divorce
  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Visitation
  • Domestic violence
  • Enforcement
  • Modification
  • Paternity/ Parentage 
  • Guardianship
  • Adoption
  • Pre and post-nuptial Agreements
  • Relocation Hearings
  • Register Foreign Decree (UCCJEA)
  • Protective Order
  • Restraining Order
  • Order to Show Cause
  • Mediation

Estate Planning

  • Wills
  • Trusts
  • Probate Administration (when no trust)
  • Trust Administration
  • Modification of Will or Trust

Personal Injury

  • Car Accident
  • Motorcycle Accident
  • Dog Bites
  • Wrongful Death
  • Products Liability
  • Defective Product
  • Injuries
  • Wreck
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Slip and Fall

The Law Office of James P. McGarvey strives to provide personal attention, outstanding legal representation, and responsive service to clients. It is important to James that you as a client feel taken care of throughout our relationship. Call James today at 801-784-8654 or contact him online to schedule a free 45-minute consultation to discuss your case with an attorney. Law Office of James P. McGarvey is located in Salt Lake City, UT and serves clients throughout all of Northern, Central, and Southern Utah including Salt Lake City,  Midvale, Sandy, West Jordan, North Salt Lake, Bountiful, South Jordan, Clearfield, Woods Cross, Draper, Farmington, Centerville, Layton, Ogden, Lehi, Provo, Orem, Park City, Nephi, Fillmore, Beaver, Cedar City, Blanding, Moab, Price, St. George and the counties of Davis, Salt Lake, Weber, Utah, Tooele, Summit and all other counties in Utah.