Adult Sentencing Guidelines ( eForms )

The Utah Sentencing Commission electronic forms portal allows you to fill out the Adult Sentencing Guideline forms online, then print them so they can be attached to your court packet.

To begin, click on a form from the list below, fill it out and then click 'Generate PDF'.
( Note: For a blank form click the PDF link in the bottom left corner of the desired form. )

Form 1 - General Matrix

CRIMINAL HISTORY ASSESSMENT

PRIOR FELONY CONVICTIONS
(SEPERATE CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS)

PRIOR MISDEMEANOR CONVICTIONS
(SEPERATE CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS)
(INCLUDES DUI & RECKLESS) (EXCLUDES OTHER TRAFFIC)

PRIOR JUVENILE ADJUDICATIONS
(ADJUDICATIONS FOR OFFENSES THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN FELONIES IF
 COMMITTED BY AN ADULT) (THREE MISDEMEANOR ADJUDICATIONS
 EQUAL ONE FELONY ADJUDICATION)

SUPERVISION HISTORY
(ADULT OR JUVENILE)

SUPERVISION RISK
(ADULT OR JUVENILE)

VIOLENCE HISTORY
(PRIOR JUVENILE OR ADULT CONVICTION FOR AN OFFENSE
 WHICH INCLUDES USE OF A WEAPON, PHYSICAL FORCE,
 THREAT OF FORCE, OR SEXUAL ABUSE)

WEAPONS USE IN CURRENT OFFENSE
(ONLY WHEN CURRENT CONVICTION DOES NOT REFLECT
 WEAPON USE OR WHEN STATUTORY ENHANCEMENT IS
 NOT INVOLVED)


TOTAL SCORE:
0


CRIMINAL HISTORY ROW
V16 +
IV12 - 15
III8 - 11
II4 - 7
I0 - 3



OFFENDER'S NAME:
 
ACTIVE CONVICTIONS CRIME CATEGORY TIME
MOST SERIOUS
NEXT MOST SERIOUS
OTHER
OTHER
 
TOTAL  
0
 
SCORER'S NAME:



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Form 1a - Attempted Aggravated Murder With Serious Bodily Injury

CRIMINAL HISTORY ASSESSMENT

PRIOR FELONY CONVICTIONS
(SEPERATE CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS)

PRIOR MISDEMEANOR CONVICTIONS
(SEPERATE CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS)
(INCLUDES DUI & RECKLESS) (EXCLUDES OTHER TRAFFIC)

PRIOR JUVENILE ADJUDICATIONS
(ADJUDICATIONS FOR OFFENSES THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN FELONIES IF
 COMMITTED BY AN ADULT) (THREE MISDEMEANOR ADJUDICATIONS
 EQUAL ONE FELONY ADJUDICATION)

SUPERVISION HISTORY
(ADULT OR JUVENILE)

SUPERVISION RISK
(ADULT OR JUVENILE)

VIOLENCE HISTORY
(PRIOR JUVENILE OR ADULT CONVICTION FOR AN OFFENSE
 WHICH INCLUDES USE OF A WEAPON, PHYSICAL FORCE,
 THREAT OF FORCE, OR SEXUAL ABUSE)

WEAPONS USE IN CURRENT OFFENSE
(ONLY WHEN CURRENT CONVICTION DOES NOT REFLECT
 WEAPON USE OR WHEN STATUTORY ENHANCEMENT IS
 NOT INVOLVED)


TOTAL SCORE:
0


CRIMINAL HISTORY ROW
V16 +
IV12 - 15
III8 - 11
II4 - 7
I0 - 3



OFFENDER'S NAME:
 
ACTIVE CONVICTIONS CRIME CATEGORY TIME
MOST SERIOUS
NEXT MOST SERIOUS
OTHER
OTHER
 
TOTAL  
0
 
SCORER'S NAME:



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Form 2 - Aggravating and Mitigating Circumstances

Aggravating Circumstances

Only use aggravating circumstances if they are not an element of the offense.


PSI Page #
  1. Established instances of repetitive criminal conduct.
  2. Multiple documented incidents of violence not resulting in conviction. (Requires court
            approved stipulation.)
  3. Offender presents a serious threat of violent behavior.
  4. Victim was particularly vulnerable.
  5. Injury to person or property loss was unusually extensive.
  6. Offense was characterized by extreme cruelty or depravity.
  7. There were multiple charges or victims.
  8. Offender's attitude is not conducive to supervision in a less restrictive setting.
  9. Offender continued criminal activity subsequent to arrest.
  10. Sex Offenses: Correction's formal assessment procedures classify as a high risk
              offender.
  11. Offender was in position of authority over victim(s).
  12. Financial crime or theft crime involved numerous victims, an exploitation of a position
              of trust, a substantial amount of money, or receipt of money from sources including,
              but not limited to, equity in a person's home or a person's retirement fund.
  13. Offender occupied "position of trust" in relation to murder/homicide victim(s).
              (U.C.A. 76-3-406.5(2))
  14. Offense constitutes a "hate crime" in that it is likely to incite community unrest; cause
              community to reasonably fear for physical safety or freely exercise constitutionally
              secured rights. (U.C.A. 76-3-203.4)
  15. Violence committed in the presence of a child.
  16. Other (Specify)  

Mitigating Circumstances

PSI Page #
  1. Offender's criminal conduct neither caused nor threatened serious harm.
  2. Offender acted under strong provocation.
  3. There were substantial grounds to excuse or justify criminal behavior, though failing to
            establish a defense.
  4. Offender is young.
  5. Offender assisted law enforcement in the resolution of other crimes.
  6. Restitution would be severely compromised by incarceration.
  7. Offender's attitude suggests amenability to supervision.
  8. Offender has exceptionally good employment and/or family relationships.
  9. Imprisonment would entail excessive hardship on offender or dependents.
  10. Offender has extended period of arrest-free street time.
  11. Offender was less active participant in the crime.
  12. All offenses were from a single criminal episode.
  13. Offense(s) was "possession only" drug offense. (see "possession only" offenses,
              Addendum B)
  14. Offender has completed or has nearly completed payment of restitution.
  15. Other (Specify)  



Days of Jail Credit  
Guidelines Placement Recommendation  
AP&P Recommendations  
Reason For Departure  

OFFENDER'S NAME: 
   
SCORER'S NAME: 



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Form 3 - Sex Offender Matrix

CRIMINAL HISTORY ASSESSMENT

PRIOR FELONY CONVICTIONS
(SEPERATE CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS)

PRIOR MISDEMEANOR CONVICTIONS
(SEPERATE CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS)
(INCLUDES DUI & RECKLESS) (EXCLUDES OTHER TRAFFIC)

PRIOR JUVENILE ADJUDICATIONS
(ADJUDICATIONS FOR OFFENSES THAT WOULD HAVE BEEN FELONIES IF
 COMMITTED BY AN ADULT) (THREE MISDEMEANOR ADJUDICATIONS
 EQUAL ONE FELONY ADJUDICATION)

SUPERVISION HISTORY
(ADULT OR JUVENILE)

SUPERVISION RISK
(ADULT OR JUVENILE)

VIOLENCE HISTORY
(PRIOR JUVENILE OR ADULT CONVICTION FOR AN OFFENSE
 WHICH INCLUDES USE OF A WEAPON, PHYSICAL FORCE,
 THREAT OF FORCE, OR SEXUAL ABUSE)

WEAPONS USE IN CURRENT OFFENSE
(ONLY WHEN CURRENT CONVICTION DOES NOT REFLECT
 WEAPON USE OR WHEN STATUTORY ENHANCEMENT IS
 NOT INVOLVED)

NUMBER OF PRIOR VICTIMS
(PRIOR SEX OFFENSE VICTIMS, NOT
INCLUDING PRESENT VICTIM)

TIME RANGE
(NUMBER OF YEARS OFFENDER HAS
BEEN OFFENDING SEXUALLY)


TOTAL SCORE:
0


CRIMINAL HISTORY ROW
III7 +
II4 - 6
I0 - 3



OFFENDER'S NAME:
 
ACTIVE CONVICTIONS CRIME CATEGORY TIME
MOST SERIOUS
NEXT MOST SERIOUS
OTHER
OTHER
 
TOTAL  
0
 
SCORER'S NAME:



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Form 4 - Aggravating and Mitigating Circumstances Associated with Offenses with Alternative Minimum Lengths of Stay

Aggravating Circumstances

The following aggravating circumstances should only be used if they are not an element of the offense.


PSI Page #
  1. The victim suffered substantial bodily injury or serious bodily injury.
  2. The offender has a prior history of such offenses. Prior history could be dependent
            on number of victims, length of involvement, number of incidents, or continued
            involvement subsequent to arrest.
  3. The offense was characterized by extreme cruelty or depravity.
  4. The victim was unusually vulnerable.
  5. There existed a relationship of special trust or offender was in position of authority
            over victim(s).
  6. Offender has previously failed to complete treatment or has completed treatment and
            reoffended.
  7. The suspect was not a member of the victim's immediate family.
  8. The defendant exhibited grooming, stalking or enticing behaviors.
  9. Other (Specify)  

Mitigating Circumstances

PSI Page #
  1. The offense represents a single incident with the offender having no prior history of
            such offenses.
  2. The offender was exceptionally cooperative with law enforcement.
  3. Incest offender has strong, supportive family relationships.
  4. Offender is a good candidate for a recognized treatment program. Substance abuse
            treatment may be appropriate if the offense was specifically substance related.
  5. Developmental disabilities of the offender may be considered in mitigation if highly
            structured alternatives can be utilized to control the offender's criminal behavior.
  6. Other (Specify)  



Days of Jail Credit  
Guidelines Placement Recommendation  
AP&P Recommendations  
Reason For Departure  

OFFENDER'S NAME: 
   
SCORER'S NAME: 



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Form 5 - Jail as a Condition of Felony Probation Matrix (Effective as of July 1st, 2010)

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Utah State Capitol Complex
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