Fighting Poaching Charges

What Are Poaching Violations?

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources (DWR) is serious about cracking down on fish and game violations such as poaching. You may have been accused of poaching under one or more of the following circumstances:

  • You shot an animal that you were not licensed to shoot.
  • You shot more than your allotment of deer or elk.
  • You shot an animal in an area where hunting was not allowed, such as in the city or any restricted area.

The Utah Division of Wildlife Resources is committed to holding accountable people who hunt against regulations established by law to control animal populations. People who contact our law firm for help often state that they were not aware of the laws that they allegedly broke — or do not believe that they did anything wrong. The experienced attorneys at the law offices of Greg Smith and Associates, Criminal Law Attorneys, are here to counsel and represent you in the face of poaching charges.

The Consequences Of A Fish And Game Violation

Even if you believe you are innocent, you cannot afford to simply ignore charges that the DWR has filed against you. Penalties for poaching and other serious fish and game violations can be severe, such as:

  • Jail time
  • Restitution
  • Fines
  • Forfeiture of rifles used in poaching
  • Temporary or permanent loss of a hunting license (loss of hunting privileges)

If you or someone you care about has been accused of a fish and game offense, rest assured that criminal defense attorneys Greg Smith and Associates are here to help. We have more than 16 years of experience upholding the constitutional rights of our clients in Salt Lake City and throughout Utah. Our experience is a valuable resource for someone charged with poaching or any fish and game violation.

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We develop a strong rapport with our clients. We understand all too well the risks and hazards that you face after you have been charged with poaching. We look forward to the opportunity to answer your questions and address your concerns. We can zealously represent you before the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources.

Contact us night or day, any day of the week by emailing us or calling 801-651-1512. Our lawyers are ready to talk to you about the steps we will take to defend you in the face of poaching charges brought by the Utah Division of Wildlife Resources.

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