LINDON CITY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE RESOURCES
What is Domestic Violence?
Domestic Violence means any criminal offense involving violence or physical harm or threat of violence or physical harm, or any attempt, conspiracy, or solicitation to commit a criminal offense involving violence or physical harm, when committed by one cohabitant against another.
350 East 500 South, Suite 200
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111
1433 East 840 N
Orem, Utah 84097
1255 North 1200 W.
Orem, Utah 84057
Victim Information Notification (Utah VINE Service)
VINE is Utah's victim notification system. It provides information regarding the custody status of offenders in Utah prisons and jails.
Protective Order Information
Protective orders are issued by the court designed to provide protection to victims of domestic violence by preventing the abuser from having contact with the victim in any way.
For further questions regarding protective orders, contact the Lindon Police Department or the Orem Victim Assistance Office.
Criminal Justice Information During a Domestic Violence Case
Investigation: Officers will respond and investigate reports of criminal activity and domestic violence. A police report is completed for each incident.
Charges Filed: After investigation, a defendant can be charged and/or physically arrested.
Summons/Bail: If charges were referred or the defendant is given a citation, they can be ordered to appear in court. If the defendant was physically arrested, they will be taken to jail where bail will be determined. If bail is posted, the defendant will be released and given a court date. A no contact jail release agreement must be signed.
First Appearance/Arraignment: The defendant will be required to appear before a judge. At this time, the no contact order will expire and the court will assess the necessity of a criminal protective order. During this appearance, the defendant will enter a plea:
*Guilty Plea - Defendant may be sentenced then or at a later date.
*Not Guilty Plea - Defendant will be given another court date for a pre-trial hearing.