Entries by Cara Tangaro

Utah Implied Consent Law and DUI Chemical Tests

Because most people do not plan on being pulled over for DUI they are not aware that Utah has an Implied Consent Law. You do have the right to refuse field sobriety tests or any roadside tests. You have the right to remain silent. Once you are arrested you have agreed to take chemical tests […]

What Happens If You Are Vacationing in Utah and Get a DUI?

During the summer, Utah is a vacation paradise. Our state boasts 5 National Parks, including Zion, Bryce Canyon, Arches, Canyonlands, and Capitol Reef along with 45 State Parks. As a Utah DUI Defense Attorney, I am frequently asked, “What happens if I get arrested for DUI in Utah while vacationing from another state?” It is […]

Utah DUI Checkpoints – Know Your Rights

Know Your Rights, DUI Checkpoints, Fourth of July Weekend Fourth of July weekend is upon us. This is the time for us to celebrate the birth of our nation and appreciate the rights and privileges we have by being American citizens. It’s important that you know what your constitutional rights are and how they apply […]

Rocky Mountain Innocence Center

Rocky Mountain Innocence Center Earlier this week, I attended a fundraiser for the Rocky Mountain Innocence Center.  For those of you who do not know about this non profit organization, they work tirelessly on cases of convicted individuals that they have some reason to believe have been wrongfully convicted.  It is an amazing organization.  It […]

Utah Legal Elite DUI Attorney

Voted 2014 Utah Legal Elite for DUI Defense by Utah Business Magazine I am proud and honored to be once again named to the 2014 Utah Legal Elite by Utah Business Magazine. Utah’s Legal Elite; is a list by Utah Business recognizing Utah’s top attorneys as selected by their peers in the legal community. DUI […]

DUI New Year’s Eve

To help you protect your drivers license and avoid strong penalties, Salt Lake City DUI attorney Cara Tangaro gives advice for those who are pulled over for DUI in Utah.   Often our DUI clients ask us what they could have done differently during their DUI stop. Our first piece of advice is to not […]

DUI and Criminal Defense Lawyer in Ogden, Utah

When it comes to choosing a lawyer for your DUI or criminal defense in Ogden, Utah choose experience, choose Ms. Cara Tangaro of Tangaro Law. The process of a criminal investigation and legal proceedings are often long and involve complex paperwork. Your life and the lives of those around you are often turned upside down. […]

Expungements in Utah

What is an Expungement? Expungement is the process of officially sealing an individual’s criminal record of arrest, investigation, detention, conviction, and sentencing. Sealed records cannot be viewed or copied by the public. If an individual is successful in attaining an expungement, he or she can proceed as though the criminal arrest or conviction never occurred. […]