Legal

  • Need to file a claim? two-men-and-a-lady-notes Have you been in an accident involving Provo City employees or property? You can file a claim by visiting our Claims and Litigation page. More >>

  • City Legal Services civil-law-magnify-glass The Provo City Attorney's Office assists other departments in the City. Recently, members of our Legal Services Division were instrumental in negotiating and constructing the agreements that allowed Google Fiber to come to Provo. More >>

  • Contact Us legal-hand-shake Do you have a question about a claim you filed? Do you need to speak with our Criminal Division about a criminal case you're involved in? See our Contact Us page for a full department directory. More >>

  • Criminal Division dictionary-books Visit our Criminal Division page to see a brief description of how a misdemeanor case moves through the criminal justice system. More >>

The Provo City Attorney’s Office is committed to providing Provo City with high-quality legal advice and representation. The Office assists the City in implementing its goals and policies to achieve its full potential as “a great place to live, work, and play.”

The Office provides the City with a broad range of legal services. It is responsible for the City’s legal affairs including serving as the legal advisor to the Mayor, Municipal Council, and City departments, agencies, boards and commissions. The Office is created and governed by Utah statutes and Provo City ordinances. 

The Office initiates and defends civil lawsuits on behalf of Provo City, participates in negotiations, reviews contracts, and provides legal opinions to City administrators. The Office also prosecutes domestic violence, theft, DUI, and other traffic and misdemeanor criminal offenses that occur within the City.

The Office actively pursues remedies for the legal challenges that impact the safety, welfare and quality of life of the residents of Provo. The Office is divided into three Divisions: The Criminal Prosecution Division, The City Legal Services Division and the Litigation, Claims, Risk Management, and Safety Division. Each division has a staff with diverse skills and is capable of handling a full range of complex legal issues necessary to meet the needs of Provo City. 

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Disclaimer: This website provides only general information about the Provo City Attorney’s Office. The information contained on this website, or in any site linked to this website, is for reference purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. The Office’s attorneys do not provide legal advice regarding private legal matters.