What Is Moral Turpitude?

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"Moral Turpitude" means a conviction for criminal conduct under the statutes of the State of Utah or any other jurisdiction involving any of the following offenses:

  • Theft
  • Fraud
  • Tax evasion
  • Issuing bad checks
  • Robbery, or aggravated robbery
  • Interference with police officer
  • Fleeing; resisting arrest; failure to obey police officer
  • Obstruction of justice
  • Bribery
  • Perjury
  • Extortion
  • Arson, or aggravated arson
  • Criminal mischief
  • Falsifying government records
  • Forgery
  • Receiving stolen property
  • Firearms violations
  • Burglary, or aggravated burglary
  • Vandalism
  • Kidnapping; aggravated kidnapping; or child kidnapping
  • Crimes involving unlawful sexual conduct as described in Title 76, Chapter 5, Part 4, Chapter 5a, Chapter 7, Part 1, and Chapter 10, Part 13; Chapter 9, Part 702-702.5, indecent exposure or public urination may result in revocation, suspension or denial
  • Violations of the pornographic and harmful materials and performances act, as defined in Title 76, Chapter 10, Part 12