Learn About Civil Mediation in Utah

Learn About Civil Mediation in Utah

Civil mediation in Utah is a process that helps parties in a civil matter to reach an agreement through the inclusion of a trained problem-solver called a mediator. Most civil lawsuits typically involve one or both parties suing for financial damages, e.g. a personal injury claim.…

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Guardianship in Utah

Guardianship in Utah

If your loved one is an adult, or soon to become an adult, but your loved one cannot make decisions or care for themselves, they may benefit from your court-appointed guardianship or conservatorship in Utah. When you are appointed as a guardian for your loved one, you may act in their best interests and/or as a conservator for their estate.…

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Marriage in Utah and the Judicial Recognition of a Relationship

Marriage in Utah and the Judicial Recognition of a Relationship

In this post, we discuss how to request the Utah court to recognize a relationship as a marriage. Many clients ask about common law marriage in Utah. Unfortunately, the state of Utah doesn’t recognize common law marriage. The state of Utah does permit couples to ask the court to acknowledge their existing relationship as a marriage, even though they didn’t previously file for a marriage license.…

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Expert Witness Testimony in Utah

Expert Witness Testimony in Utah

Some trials benefit from the inclusion of an expert witness. Many lawsuits in Utah are resolved through offers of settlement. Others are considered by a judge. An expert witness in Utah has subject matter expertise in a certain field of study, trade, or practice. They are hired by the law firm’s client to testify at trial about topics in which they are experts.…

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Utah Special Master and the High-Conflict Divorce

Utah Special Master and the High-Conflict Divorce

Many couples seem to experience an amicable divorce settlement. Unfortunately, some divorces result in numerous conflicts involving child support, alimony, child custody, and the enforcement of these orders. A Special Master in Utah is an attorney that may be court-appointed or, alternatively, the divorcing parties may search for a Special Master to resolve difficult areas of conflict.…

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How You and Your Family Can Take Advantage of a Limited Partnership

How You and Your Family Can Take Advantage of a Limited Partnership

Business and family are often intermixed. In some cases, it might make sense to make this relationship a legal formality. Family members, like anyone else, can create a partnership to manage their savings and assets. In the world of business law this is referred to as a Family Limited Partnership (FLP). Find out how you can incorporate this type of business entity into your overall estate planning process.…

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