• Matheson Courthouse
  • Sandy City Hall
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  • Park City
  • Provo
  • Ogden

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.

Small Business Entities: A Look at the Scope of Liability for Owners

Small Business Entities: A Look at the Scope of Liability for Owners

There's no doubt that starting a business requires a lot of planning. One of the most important things to think about is how to form your business. The type of legal designation given to your company will have a huge effect on your liability as an owner. Therefore, you need to understand the implications of your choice. Learn about the differences in tax and personal liability when it comes to your business formation options.

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Why You Need to Understand Choice of Law for Your Business Contracts

Why You Need to Understand Choice of Law for Your Business Contracts

Contracts govern a lot of different relationships between business entities. In fact, the whole purpose of creating a contract is to set out the rules of the agreement. However, many enter contracts without truly understanding all the legal consequences. One area that often remains misunderstood concerns the governing law. Yet, choice of law provisions can have a profound effect on the way your contract plays out. See what you need to know about these provisions before signing on the dotted line.

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Do Police Need a Search Warrant for Blood Tests?

Do-Police-Need-a-Search-Warrant-for-Blood-Tests

The U.S. Supreme Court case of Birchfield v. North Dakota determined whether a warrant was needed to draw blood in a DUI case. In this case, the Court found that officers do need to obtain a search warrant before subjecting a suspect to a blood test. The Court also added that states cannot criminalize refusing a blood test if no warrant has been obtained. Although Birchfield deals with a DUI case, it created questions about other police investigations where blood testing is sought.

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