Providing the highest quality of legal representation at a reasonable cost.
Providing the highest quality of legal representation at a reasonable cost.
The Law Firm of Stowell, Crayk & Bown
The Law Firm of Stowell, Crayk & Bown

Common Questions and Answers

Partner Attorney Abagado, Chris Bown, has assembled a list of frequently asked questions and answers. If you have additional questions or immediate need, please contact us at: (801) 944-3459.


1.  I have been arrested, do I need a lawyer?

Yes. Call us immediately.  If your loved one has been arrested, you may also call us to start the process. 


2.  I am being investigated by the police, FBI, etc., do I need a lawyer?

Yes. This is serious. Call us immediately.


3.  I am afraid to talk about my case on the phone, what should I do?

Call (801) 944-3459 to set up a confidential office meeting.


4.  I have received a grand jury subpoena to testify, do I need a lawyer?

Yes. This is serious.  Call us immediately.  If you have been called to testify in any case and you are worried you could incriminate yourself, you don't want to testify, or you are nervous for any reason; you definitely need to call us.


5.  I have been charged with a misdemeanor, do I need a lawyer?

Usually. If you are nervous, scared, or have a lot to lose, you need our services! 


6.  Are you qualified to represent my case?

Yes.  All of us have over 14+ years of experience in criminal defense.  Every weekday we go to court and argue cases in front of judges.  Weekly we are in front of a jury.  We are so qualified we are certified to represent in murder trials.  No case is too big or too small.


7.  Have you tried a case similar to mine before?

Probably, we have tried thousands of cases.  Sometimes, there is a new twist, but we have been around long enough to hear it all and we know how to properly defend your case.  Call us and let's talk.


8.  Can my criminal record be expunged or sealed?

Yes, in certain circumstances. We handle cases like this all the time.  We can usually tell you in your first free consultation if your case can be expunged.


9.  Have you represented outside of Salt Lake City Courts?

Yes.  The majority of our representation in Utah is in the Salt Lake City 3rd district court.  But we represent cases weekly in other counties.  We have also have an office in Vernal.


10.  Do you represent people in courts outside of Salt Lake City?

Yes. The majority of my representation is in the District Courts in Salt Lake City.We represent people successfully in other districts throughout the state. We are licensed to practice anywhere in the state of Utah. Here is a list of places we will go in Utah.


11.  What type of people do you normally represent?

Our office represents male and females of all races, nationalities, religions, abilities, and sexual orientation without discrimination.


12.  What are your fees?

Fees are based on a number factors including anticipated time involved in your defense/investigation, seriousness of the charged offense and complexity of the potential trial issues. We can usually give you a good estimate during your first consultation.


13.  Where is your office located?

Our Salt Lake Office is centrally located in Salt Lake City.  From the freeways you can take I-15 and exit 2100 South; or I-215 exit State Street.  A map is located here.


Click here to find out more information about our Vernal Office.


14.  Do you accept major credit cards?

Yes. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Discover and American Express.


15.  Are you currently accepting pro-bono cases?


Stowell, Crayk, and Bown Pllc is a premier small law firm with locations in Salt Lake City and Vernal, Utah with exceptionally;good attorneys specializing in criminal defensefamily lawimmigrationpersonal injury, real estate, wills and living trusts and general civil litigation.


We are a client oriented firm providing exceptional representation at a reasonable cost. We depend upon referrals for our  practice and believe that solid advice and good communication are key in earning the trust of our clients. Call us today at (801) 944-3459 or use our contact form to set up a consultation.

Contact Us

Stowell Crayk and Bown PLLC The Law Firm

2225 South State Street

Salt Lake City, Utah 84115


Phone: (801) 944-3459

Fax: (801) 483-0705

Email Vicky Nicolaides

Or use our contact form.


Vernal Office 

Office Hours

We can be reached during the following hours:

Monday- Friday 9am to 5pm


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