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  • Park City
  • Provo
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T.R. Spencer Law Office

At T.R. Spencer Law Office, we have brought together attorneys with decades of experience in litigation and transactional matters. The Northern Utah Law Firm of T.R. Spencer Law Office, with offices in Sandy and Syracuse, Utah, focuses on five inter-related areas of law, including family law, business law, elder law, criminal law, and governmental relations. Every attorney at T.R. Spencer Law Office brings years of legal, business and government experience to his area of expertise.

We are regularly asked by our clients to represent them in state, federal and/or appellate courts in the States of Utah and Idaho. We are also asked by our clients to represent them in matters before the Utah State Legislature and a wide variety of state and federal agencies.

If you are looking for experience in the following areas, we invite you to give us a call for a frank discussion of your legal rights and obligations:

Family Law

    Divorce, Child Custody, Father's Rights, Protective Order, and Grandparent Rights litigation, as well as both mediation and arbitration of these types of disputes. In addition to representation in these types of matters, T.R. Spencer Law Office, provides Family Law "Special Master" Services to both clients and other attorneys.

Business Law

    Business Entity Formation (corporations, limited liability companies and partnerships); Contract Preparation and Negotiation; Regulatory Compliance Plans; Licensure and Permitting Matters; as well as resolving disputes by mediation, arbitration or litigation.

Elder Law

    Wills, Trusts, Powers of Attorney, Living Wills, Guardianships, Probate Litigation, Grandparent Rights, and Estate Administration, as well as resolving disputes by mediation, arbitration or litigation.

Criminal Law

    Felonies and misdemeanors, including those related to Domestic Violence, DUIs, and Protective Order violations.

Intergovernmental Relations

    Lobbying on behalf of clients before the Utah State Legislature, as well as county and city governmental entities throughout the State of Utah.

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Should You Accept a Plea Bargain in a Criminal Case?

A lot of things happen when you are charged with a crime. You may be questioned by the police, investigated and later charged and arrested. Yet, this is just the beginning of what could be a long, nerve-racking experience. During this time, you'll need an experienced attorney to help you through the process. One of the things a criminal law attorney will help you with is plea bargaining. Negotiating a plea in lieu of trial is an important step in the adjudication of a criminal case. Learn why it can make sense to accept a plea bargain under certain circumstances.

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End of Life Law: A Look at Transferring Real Estate Held in Joint Tenancy

End of Life Law: A Look at Transferring Real Estate Held in Joint Tenancy

It's fairly common for a married couple to own property in joint tenancy. This title is popular because it allows for an easy transfer when one spouse passes away. This is due to the fact that property held in joint tenancy avoids probate. However, someone still has to do the work to get the property into the other joint tenant's hands. Learn more about the process behind transferring a joint tenancy after the death of a co-owner.

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What Happens When You Receive a Petition for Child Support?

What Happens When You Receive a Petition for Child Support?

If you are a parent going through a divorce, or have a child out of wedlock, you may be asked to pay child support. Usually, this process begins when the other parent files a petition. In such a scenario, you may be left wondering what sort of action to take. Learn about the process that occurs when you are involved in a child support proceeding.

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