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BYU CSO (Career Services Office)…

BYU CSO (Career Services Office) Blog

BYU's Career Services Office (CSO) offers tips on how to survive and thrive in the legal world.

http://byulawcso.blogspot.com/
  • May 6

    U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association Writing Competition

    U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association Writing Competition
    The U.S. Court of Federal Claims Bar Association is pleased to announce its annual Law Student Writing Competition for the 2014-15 academic year.  The Court of Federal Claims Bar Association is a non-profit, voluntary…
  • Mar 3

    Build Your Future Practice Through Leadership

    Build Your Future Practice Through Leadership
    Go to the link to read all about building your future practice through leadership.http://www.lawpracticetoday.org/article/building-practice-through-leadership/?utm_source=LawSchools&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=0215SyndicateSchool
  • Feb 18

    Sports Lawyers Association Writing Competition

    Sports Lawyers Association Writing Competition
    Go to this link to read all about the 3rd annual writing competition.http://www.sportslaw.org/publications/2015_SLA_Writing_Competition.pdf
Rank this Week: 243

Law Partners Organization

Law Partners Organization

A resource for spouses and families of Brigham Young University (BYU) Law School students

http://lawpartners.blogspot.com/
  • Sep 6

    Opening Social - September 7th!

    Opening Social - September 7th!
    Please join us on September 7th at Rock Canyon Park from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. You and your family are invited to attend! If your law spouse isn't around, still come, there will be many of us there alone!Dinner and dessert will be provided,…
  • Apr 2

    Activities this Week

    Activities this Week
    LP Closing Social
  • Mar 26

    Activities this Week: 3/26-3/31

    Activities this Week: 3/26-3/31
    3/27 Tuesday Children's Hour: California Pizza Kitchen Tour 12:00 (noon)This is a really fun tour.  The kids will get to make and eat their very own pizza!
Rank this Week: 341

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Covers Utah criminal law and Constitutional issues. By Clayton A. Simms, LLC.

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • May 20

    Police Entrapment

    Police Entrapment
    There’s a thin line between police setting up a legitimate bust to catch a criminal and entrapment. Entrapment is defined as: “the action of luring an individual into committing a crime in order to prosecute the person for…
  • May 18

    Spreading HIV is Illegal in Utah

    Spreading HIV is Illegal in Utah
    Having protected sex or practicing abstinence is not only  a good idea to prevent unwanted pregnancies, it is the law in Utah for those that knowingly have a sexually transmitted disease, especially HIV. What happens behind closed doors…
  • May 13

    Restoring Civil Rights for Convicted Felon

    Restoring Civil Rights for Convicted Felon
    Convicted felons lose more than their freedom; they lose many civil rights as well. Serving time in prison for a felony is not the only punishment for those convicted. Rights that are granted to each U.S. citizen may be withheld from…
Rank this Week: 512

the Ninth

the Ninth

Tracks the trends of the country's biggest and busiest court of appeals, the Ninth Circuit. By McGuire Coats LLP.

http://www.theninthcircuit.com/
Rank this Week: 633

The Utah Employment Lawyer

The Utah Employment Lawyer

Covers legislative and court cases affecting Utah employers and employees. By D. Scott Crook.

http://theutahemploymentlawyer.blogspot.com/
  • May 18

    Cases --- May 10th through 16th

    Cases --- May 10th through 16th
    Workers CompensationLankford v. Colvin (10th Cir., May 14, 2015) (affirming denial of disability and supplemental security income benefits)Discrimination Brown v. Marriott Hotel (10th Cir., May 12, 2015) (affirming dismissal under Rule…
  • May 9

    Cases --- May 3rd through May 9th

    Cases --- May 3rd through May 9th
    Contract/Noncompete/Trade Secret/Wrongful TerminationFrancis v. National DME (Utah Ct. App., May 7, 2015) (federal and state claims arising originally from a dispute over a covenant not to compete, ultimately reduced to claims…
  • May 9

    Cases --- April 26th through May 2nd

    Cases --- April 26th through May 2nd
    Workers CompensationJones v. Colvin (10th Cir., May 1, 2015) (affirming denial of social security, disability benefits, and disabled widows benefits based on weight given to the treating physician's testimony)Public EmployeesHollenbach v.…
Rank this Week: 1179

Estate Street

Estate Street

Covers probate and estate and tax planning. By Craig Hughes.

http://estatestreet.blogspot.com/
  • Jan 30

    Grantor vs Non-Grantor Trust

    Grantor vs Non-Grantor Trust
    I received a call a couple of days ago from previous clients who asked whether or not they needed to get a tax number for their trust.  They did not understand that as their trust was a revocable trust (also known as a grantor…
  • Jan 23

    The Cost of Death on the Rise

    The Cost of Death on the Rise
    It can be expensive to die, and I am not talking medical bills at the end of life.  The cost to purchase burial items are expensive.  An article written by Michael De Groote in the Deseret News by Michael De Groote dated…
  • Jan 21

    Gifts To Grandchildren

    Gifts To Grandchildren
    Gifts given to grandchildren by grandparents can be a great blessing.  Kelly Greene wrote an article in the Wall Street Journal September 14, 2012, titled "Are You Coddling Your Grandkids?"  In her article, Ms. Greene indicates five…
Rank this Week: 1016

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Covers bankruptcy, family law, divorce, DUI, criminal defense and general litigation.

http://arnoldwadsworth.com/blog/
  • May 13

    The Mad Hatter Rules of Civil Procedure

    The Mad Hatter Rules of Civil Procedure
    Matt Wadsworth of Arnold & Wadsworth was recently published in the peer review magazine of Attorneys at Law, a publication serving the entire state of Utah on a myriad of subjects. The article discusses a few of the civil procedure…
  • May 13

    Arnold & Wadsworth verse Cragun Law Firm

    Arnold & Wadsworth verse Cragun Law Firm
    Last week, Jarom Bishop of Cragun Law Firm P.C., lost to partner, Matt Wadsworth, at a evidentiary hearing on a temporary restraining order. The case, Gusstaveson v. Gustaveson, held before Judge Dawson of the 2nd District Court in Bountiful…
  • May 13

    Advice for Dads When Fighting for Child Custody

    Advice for Dads When Fighting for Child Custody
    If you’re a father looking to obtain joint or sole custody of your child or children, you are likely in need of some high-quality counsel—this can be an extremely stressful time, to say the least. When it comes to child custody…
Rank this Week: 1954

Brrown Law Blog

Brrown Law Blog

Covers criminal law, family law and religious freedom.

http://www.browncriminaldefense.com/
  • Sep 10

    Idaho Bans All Religious Texts from Charter School

    Idaho Bans All Religious Texts from Charter School
    In a seriously disturbing case, the Idaho Public Charter School Commission has banned all texts and books deemed to be religious. This ban even applies to religious texts and books that are regularly used to teach history and literature.…
  • Sep 10

    Cops Bill Woman for Unsuccessful Forced Cavity Search

    Cops Bill Woman for Unsuccessful Forced Cavity Search
    The Las Cruces, New Mexico metro narcotics had “credible evidence from a reliable source” that a local woman was concealing up to one ounce of heroin. Upon this information, the police obtained a warrant, and when they didn’t find…
  • Sep 5

    The Ten Commandments of Religious Discrimination

    The Ten Commandments of Religious Discrimination
    The Orange County Business Journal recently published an article entitled “The Ten Commandments of Religious Discrimination.” It’s a quick primer for employers regarding what they can, cannot, and must do regarding religion in the…
Rank this Week: 1850

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Focusing on issues affecting the criminal justice system. By Bautista, Overson & Stewart PC.

http://www.utahcriminallaw.net/blog/
  • May 25

    Does Sexual Assault Have a Statute of Limitations?

    Does Sexual Assault Have a Statute of Limitations?
    A law called the statute of limitations sets an absolut […] The post Does Sexual Assault Have a Statute of Limitations? appeared first on Darwin Overson.
  • May 21

    Are Therapists Allowed to Tell Police What You Say?

    Are Therapists Allowed to Tell Police What You Say?
    Whether it’s a single visit or an ongoing series […] The post Are Therapists Allowed to Tell Police What You Say? appeared first on Darwin Overson.
  • May 20

    What is Character Evidence in a Criminal Case?

    What is Character Evidence in a Criminal Case?
    The term “evidence” describes more than jus […] The post What is Character Evidence in a Criminal Case? appeared first on Darwin Overson.
Rank this Week: 2730

Pearson Butler Blog

Pearson Butler Blog

Covers Utah law.

http://www.lawyerinutah.com/
  • May 22

    US Supreme Court issues opinion in favor of Chapter 13 bankruptcy debtor

    US Supreme Court issues opinion in favor of Chapter 13 bankruptcy debtor
    Court Issues an Opinion in Favor of Chapter 13 Debtor In Harris v. Viegelahn, the United States Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion this week in favor of a debtor in a Chapter 13.   The court held that a chapter 13 trustee…
  • May 5

    Tuesday Legal Tidbits – 5 Considerations for Child Custody

    Tuesday Legal Tidbits – 5 Considerations for Child Custody
    As a family law attorney in Utah, I have handled numerous divorces.  Child custody issues tend to be some of the most heated and costly parts of the divorce procedure.  Because the divorce process creates a lot of pain as a…
  • Mar 13

    Student Loan Forgiveness through Bankruptcy

    Student Loan Forgiveness through Bankruptcy
    More than 40 million Americans have student loans averaging $28,000 of debt which collectively total over $1.3 trillion.  Because of the heavy student loan burden, the White House is considering allowing Americans to obtain student loan…
Rank this Week: 3046

Utah State Bar News

Utah State Bar News

The Utah State Bar publishes compliance notices, court rule changes, and other information relevant to the practice of law in Utah.

http://www.utahbar.org/news
  • May 22

    Aurora Justice Court Judge to Retire

    Aurora Justice Court Judge to Retire
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact: Nancy Volmer May 22, 2015 (801) 578-3994 Cell: (801) 712-4545 AURORA JUSTICE COURT VACANCY ANNOUNCED Aurora, Utah—Applications are being accepted for a Justice Court judge position in Aurora City.…
  • May 21

    Court Surveying Begins in Salt Lake May 27

    Court Surveying Begins in Salt Lake May 27
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 21, 2015 Contact: Nancy Volmer (801) 578-3994 Cell: (801) 712-4545 COURT CONDUCTING SURVEY TO DETERMINE PUBLIC’S VIEW OF JUDICIARY Salt Lake City, UT—The Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC) is…
  • May 19

    The Guardianship Signature Program Invitation

    The Guardianship Signature Program Invitation
    YOU ARE INVITED… to help pioneer the newest signature program endorsed by the Board of District Court Judges and the Bar Commission. The Guardianship Signature Program provides judges with a list of lawyers who are willing to…
Rank this Week: 2897

Employers' Lawyers

Employers' Lawyers

Provides best practice tips, checklists and updates designed to keep organizations of all sizes in compliance with federal and state employment laws. By Holland & Hart.

http://www.employerslawyersblog.com/
  • May 21

    FMLA Self-Audit: Are You in Compliance?

    FMLA Self-Audit: Are You in Compliance?
    By Jason Ritchie Despite being enacted over 20 years ago, the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) continues to trip up even the most experienced human resource professionals. If you have 50 or more employees, use this checklist to…
  • May 18

    Plan Fiduciaries Beware: Your Ongoing Duty to Monitor Investments Allows Beneficiaries To Claim Breach Within Six-Year Statute of Limitation

    Plan Fiduciaries Beware: Your Ongoing Duty to Monitor Investments Allows Beneficiaries To Claim Breach Within Six-Year Statute of Limitation
    By Mike Beaver In a ruling that will likely raise the anxiety level of plan fiduciaries, the U.S. Supreme Court unanimously ruled today that beneficiaries of a 401(k) plan could pursue their claim against the plan’s fiduciaries related to…
  • May 12

    H-1B Visa Applications Hit Record 233,000 In First Week

    H-1B Visa Applications Hit Record 233,000 In First Week
    By Roger Tsai Nearly 233,000 H-1B applications were filed with the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) in the first week of April. With only 85,000 H-1B visas available, nearly two-thirds of all applications will be rejected.…
Rank this Week: 3303

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • May 19

    The Party Seeking Alimony has the Burden of Proof at Trial

    The Party Seeking Alimony has the Burden of Proof at Trial
    The Alimony Statute The Utah Alimony Statute, Utah Code § 30-3-5(8), articulates seven factors that a court must consider in making an alimony determination: (i) the financial condition and needs of the recipient spouse; (ii) the…
  • Apr 14

    Saving Your Driver License With A Drug Conviction

    Saving Your Driver License With A Drug Conviction
    Drug Convictions Lead to a Six Month Loss of Driver License One of the most annoying collateral consequences of a drug conviction is the loss of a driver’s license. This is true for the simplest of marijuana possession charges to the…
  • Feb 12

    What is Criminal Nonsupport?

    What is Criminal Nonsupport?
    How Violating a Child Support Order Because Criminal Nonsupport Every parent has the moral (and legal) obligation to provide for the support and maintenance of their children. In every divorce involving children the court is primarily…
Rank this Week: 2910

James Esparza Law Firm Blog

James Esparza Law Firm Blog

Provides information about what to do if you or a loved one has been injured in an accident.

http://www.jamesesparza.com/
  • May 7

    Surgical Staple Recall: Have you been injured?

    Surgical Staple Recall: Have you been injured?
    The FDA announced a Class I Recall of all lots of the Tiger Paw System II surgical staple manufactured by Maquet Medical Systems. The FDA has received 51 reports of adverse events and one death associated with the surgical staple.  The…
  • May 7

    Off-Label Promotion - What Should the FDA Do?

    Off-Label Promotion - What Should the FDA Do?
    Will the FDA Loosen Off-Label Restrictions?Some of the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world have formed a coalition known as the Medical Information Working Group, to support the practice of promoting off-label use of prescription…
  • Jun 20

    Morcellation Petition

    Morcellation Petition
    Morcellator Petition: Stop Morcellating the UterusChange.Org has launched a petition calling for the end of morcellation of the uterus in hysterectomies.  Morcellation involves using a power morcellator to grind up the uterus into tiny…
Rank this Week: 3581

Ogden Bankruptcy Blog

Ogden Bankruptcy Blog

By Jason Richards.

http://ogdenbankruptcyblog.com/
  • May 4

    Loan Shark

    Loan Shark
    According to a study commissioned by the Utah Department of Financial Institutions, Utah pay day loan companies charged an average of 473.52 percent interest. “At least one Utah payday-loan company charged an astronomical…
  • Mar 24

    Transferring Asset

    Transferring Asset
    One of the most hot button topics in the bankruptcy world is the disposal of assets by people who are going to be filing for bankruptcy. Every so often I am asked by folks who are considering bankruptcy as a financial … Continue…
  • Feb 16

    What are you afraid of?

    What are you afraid of?
    The Wall Street Journal is reporting that David Cassidy, famous from The Partridge Family is filing for bankruptcy. In his bankruptcy filing, Mr. Cassidy reported assets and debts each between $1 million and $10 million. Among his…
Rank this Week: 3518

Utah Water Rights and Water Law

Utah Water Rights and Water Law

Features case law summaries, legislative updates, and informative articles about Utah water law. By Jeff Gittins.

http://www.utahwaterrights.blogspot.com
  • Apr 30

    Water Right vs. Water Share - revisited

    Water Right vs. Water Share - revisited
    One of the my most visited blog posts is a post I wrote back in 2010 entitled "What Is the Difference Between a Water Right and a Water Share?"  The post explained that the two terms are not interchangeable, and that there are important…
  • Mar 20

    2015 Utah Legislature Review

    2015 Utah Legislature Review
    The 2015 General Session of the Utah Legislature began on January 26th and ended at midnight on March 12th. The last day for the Governor to sign or veto bills is April 1st, and the effective date for most of the newly enacted bills will be…
  • Jan 16

    2015 Legislative Preview: Change Application Modification

    2015 Legislative Preview: Change Application Modification
    Two identical bills have been introduced that seek to change the definition of a person entitled to file a change application.  Senator Margaret Dayton has introduced Senate Bill 35 (SB 35), entitled "Water Rights Amendments," and…
Rank this Week: 3026

Utah Divorce Hotline Blog

Utah Divorce Hotline Blog

By Chris Salcido.

http://www.utahdivorcehotline.com/utah-divorce-and-family-lawblog/
  • Apr 22

    Mediation Before Modification Has Become Standard

    Mediation Before Modification Has Become Standard
    Mediation Before Modification Provisions in Divorce Decrees In most divorce decrees these days a provision is included that requires the parties to enter into a mediation to settle any disputes before going to court. Mediation is an informal…
  • Dec 18

    Recovering Attorney Fees as a Sanction

    Recovering Attorney Fees as a Sanction
    The Four Types of Attorney Fees Sanctions In general, a prevailing party may not recover attorney fees unless such an award is authorized by statute or contract. But four sources of authority permit a court to award attorney fees or ……
  • Oct 22

    How the Status Quo Effects a Utah Divorce

    How the Status Quo Effects a Utah Divorce
    So you are thinking about separating. Maybe things are so bad between you and your soon to be ex that you just can’t take it anymore and are moving out. Before you make that choice you should fully understand that … Continue…
Rank this Week: 2909

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Covers Utah criminal law and criminal defense. By Utah Defenders.

http://www.utahdefenders.com
  • Apr 22

    Difficult For A Defendant To Withdraw His Guilty Plea

    Difficult For A Defendant To Withdraw His Guilty Plea
    Requirements to Withdraw a Plea When a defendant enters into a plea negotiation with the State he has to waive all of his pretrial rights such as his right to remain silent, his right to the presumption of innocence, his … Continue…
  • Mar 6

    When does an informant tip justify a police traffic stop?

    When does an informant tip justify a police traffic stop?
    Fourth Amendment Requirements With Regards to Traffic Stops The Fourth Amendment’s prohibition of “unreasonable searches and seizures” extends to temporary detentions, such as traffic stops. See U.S. Const. amend. IV;…
  • Dec 17

    Our Vanishing Right

    Our Vanishing Right
    In an opinion released early this week the Supreme Court of the United States has yet again ruled against protecting individuals rights and has given law enforcement even more power to harass and torment the masses. The case referred to…
Rank this Week: 4798

Utah DUI Attorney

Utah DUI Attorney

Covers Utah DUI laws and defense of Utah DUI charges. By Glen W. Neely.

http://www.utahduilawblog.com/
  • Feb 26

    Using Prior Convictions to Enhance a Utah DUI–State v. EILEEN JIMENEZ-WISS,

    Using Prior Convictions to Enhance a Utah DUI–State v. EILEEN JIMENEZ-WISS,
    The Utah Court of Appeal issued the decision in State v. Jimenez-Wiss.  Defendant was charged with Felony DUI based on prior convictions.  One of the convictions involved a case where Defendant was not represented by an attorney and…
  • Feb 26

    Using Prior Convictions to Enhance a Utah DUI–State v. EILEEN JIMENEZ-WISS,

    Using Prior Convictions to Enhance a Utah DUI–State v. EILEEN JIMENEZ-WISS,
    The Utah Court of Appeal issued the decision in State v. Jimenez-Wiss.  Defendant was charged with Felony DUI based on prior convictions.  One of the convictions involved a case where Defendant was not represented by an attorney and…
  • Feb 22

    New Utah DUI Ruling on Preclusion–State v. BOBBIE JO NADINE RIRIE

    New Utah DUI Ruling on Preclusion–State v. BOBBIE JO NADINE RIRIE
    The Supreme Court issued a new decision this week in the case of State v. Bobbie Jo Nadine Ririe.  Essentially, Defendant was charged with traffic charges in a Justice Court.  Before the DUI was filed, Defendant went in and…
Rank this Week: 4569

G. Eric Nelson & Associates Blog

G. Eric Nelson & Associates Blog

Covers medical negligence in Utah.

http://www.ericnielson.com/blog.html
  • Feb 24

    Why Do I Need an Expert Witne

    Why Do I Need an Expert Witne
    Expert witnesses play a vital role in all medical malpractice litigation. A consulting expert is used to review the facts of a case, to research the medical issues involved, and to help clients and attorneys gain a better understanding of…
  • Feb 7

    Riggs v. Georgia-Pacific LLC, a wrongful death case

    Riggs v. Georgia-Pacific LLC, a wrongful death case
    The Utah Supreme Court recently announced its decision in Riggs v. Georgia-Pacific LLC, a wrongful death case.  Wrongful death law is unique in Utah, and while the Riggs opinion clarifies certain issues, it also raises several important…
  • Dec 31

    Should I Sign An Arbitration Agreement

    Should I Sign An Arbitration Agreement
    It is routine practice for healthcare providers to ask patients to sign an arbitration agreement prior to receiving medical care.  Often the healthcare provider buries the agreement in a large stack of documents that they ask you to…
Rank this Week: 4059

Truman Law Firm Blog

Truman Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injuries and accident reports.

http://trumanlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Sep 1

    3 Killed and Others Injured in Automobile Accidents in Southern Utah During the Last Five Day

    3 Killed and Others Injured in Automobile Accidents in Southern Utah During the Last Five Day
    During the last 5 days, we have had, at least, six automobile accidents in Southern Utah resulting in three deaths and other significant injuries. All of these unfortunate and tragic losses could have been avoided had the at-fault drivers…
  • Feb 25

    You Never Know When You Might Need A Good Auto Accident Attorney In Las Vega

    You Never Know When You Might Need A Good Auto Accident Attorney In Las Vega
    If it is known in advance; it is not an accident. No one knows when the next accident will occur, whether it be a collision between vehicles; a collision with stationary objects; or a vehicle colliding with a pedestrian. Unfortunately, you…
  • Feb 18

    After You Are Dead; Can A Wrongful Death Attorney Help?

    After You Are Dead; Can A Wrongful Death Attorney Help?
    One of the most tragic of losses is to lose a loved one before his or her time. The sting of death is bitter for those left behind especially if they have no hope in a life after death. To those who have lost a loved one, we express our…
Rank this Week: 4816

Attorney Ryan M. Springer Blog

Attorney Ryan M. Springer Blog

Covers Utah medical malpractice law.

http://www.ryanspringer.com/blog/
  • Aug 22

    Patient Safety, Medical Technology, and Malpractice

    Patient Safety, Medical Technology, and Malpractice
    One of the reasons that medical malpractice occurs so frequently is increased reliance on computerized systems, automatic orders, and inadequate training on the proper use of medical technology and devices. Thankfully, the healthcare industry…
  • Jun 18

    Medical Malpractice and the “Apology Rule” Trick

    Medical Malpractice and the “Apology Rule” Trick
    As a medical malpractice attorney, I like to know the insurance defense industry’s tricks.  A recent article published by the Monthly Prescribing Reference discusses one of them.  The article addresses the…
  • Jun 17

    Blaming Lawyers for Obstetrical Malpractice?

    Blaming Lawyers for Obstetrical Malpractice?
    A recent article in Utah’s Deseret News suggests that the threat of medical malpractice lawsuits is causing obstetricians to perform unnecessary Cesarean sections.  C-sections are a medical procedure where a Continue Reading →
Rank this Week: 3566

Phillips & Skidmore Blog

Phillips & Skidmore Blog

Covers criminal defense law in and around the Ogden, UT area.

http://www.ogden-attorney.com/blog/
  • Jul 10

    Which Debts Can I Get Rid of with Bankruptcy?

    Which Debts Can I Get Rid of with Bankruptcy?
    While it does have additional benefits, bankruptcy is mainly associated with managing and eliminating debt.  However, not all debts are created equal, nor are all debts treated the same way during a bankruptcy case.  How does…
  • Jul 10

    Which Debts Can I Get Rid of with Bankruptcy?

    Which Debts Can I Get Rid of with Bankruptcy?
    While it does have additional benefits, bankruptcy is mainly associated with managing and eliminating debt.  However, not all debts are created equal, nor are all debts treated the same way during a bankruptcy case.  How does…
  • Jul 9

    Which Type of Bankruptcy is Right for You?

    Which Type of Bankruptcy is Right for You?
    In Utah and throughout the country, most consumer bankruptcy cases take the form of either Chapter 7 or Chapter 13.  (In fact, case statistics compiled by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Utah indicate 2013 totals…
Rank this Week: 2523

Utah Business, Injury, and Divorce…

Utah Business, Injury, and Divorce Blog

Covers Utah business, criminal, family and injury law. By the Salcido Law Firm.

http://www.salcidolaw.com
  • Jun 17

    What is a Presentence Report in Utah criminal case

    What is a Presentence Report in Utah criminal case
    When someone is convicted of a felony in Utah the judge typically wants to find out as much about that person as possible before handing down a sentence. This is accomplished through what is called a presentence report or a presentence…
  • May 23

    Memorial Day Weekend – DUI and Texting Charge

    Memorial Day Weekend – DUI and Texting Charge
    Memorial Day Weekend is one of the busiest weekends of the year for Utah Highway Patrol (UHP). UHP writes more DUI citations over this weekend than almost any other weekend of the year. Unlike Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and other…
  • May 20

    New Rules of Civil Procedure Take Effect in Utah this Month

    New Rules of Civil Procedure Take Effect in Utah this Month
    The Utah Rules of Civil Procedure have changed this month with regards to time period for filing motion papers and some of those changes are significant.  The amendments to these time periods were made in an effort to bring Utah more…
Rank this Week: 4888

Practical Law Blog

Practical Law Blog

A Utah criminal defense attorney's take on criminal, constitutional, and Utah law. By Kelly Ann Booth.

http://www.boothlegal.com/blog
  • Apr 30

    What You Should Know About Distracted Driving in Utah

    What You Should Know About Distracted Driving in Utah
    Distracted driving has gotten a lot of media attention recently because of fatalities resulting from people texting or talking on their phones while driving. State laws vary when it comes to distracted driving; in some states you cannot be…
  • Apr 28

    Steps to Take After Being Arrested for a DUI in Utah

    Steps to Take After Being Arrested for a DUI in Utah
    Being arrested for DUI can be a scary experience, especially if you are generally a law-abiding citizen who has never been in legal trouble before. In Utah DUI cases, you are facing potential jail time and other serious legal consequences, as…
  • Apr 26

    Driving in Utah: What to Do When You’re Pulled Over

    Driving in Utah: What to Do When You’re Pulled Over
    Police officers in Utah have the right to pull drivers over who they think are driving erratically or who they observe breaking traffic laws. However, police don’t have the right to demand answers to questions after pulling a driver…
Rank this Week: 5084

Utah Family BLAWG

Utah Family BLAWG

Provides case summaries for Family Law decisions in Utah.

http://utahfamilyblawg.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4440

Stephen Preston Law LLC Blog

Stephen Preston Law LLC Blog

Covers intellectual property law issues and interesting technologies encountered in a patent practice that focused on electrical patents.

http://www.stephenprestonlaw.com/blog/
  • Oct 14

    Implications of Provisional Rights in Patent Application

    Implications of Provisional Rights in Patent Application
    Previously, we have discussed provisional rights in patent applications in terms of their legislative and precedential background, the prerequisite of actual notice, the prerequisite of substantially identical claims in the published…
  • Oct 1

    Reasonable Royalties for Provisional Rights in Patent Application

    Reasonable Royalties for Provisional Rights in Patent Application
    The present post discusses the reasonable royalty obtainable as a remedy for the infringement of provisional rights in published patent applications between the period of publication and issuance. The previous posts in this series deal with…
  • Sep 30

    Substantially-Identical Requirement for Provisional Rights in Patent Application

    Substantially-Identical Requirement for Provisional Rights in Patent Application
    The following post is the third in the series on provisional rights in published patent applications. This post picks up where the second post, which discusses the actual notice requirement, leaves off by discussing the…
Rank this Week: 3362

Utah Injury Law

Utah Injury Law

Provides commentary on Utah injury law. By jared Faerber.

http://utahjusticeblog.com
Rank this Week: 4530

Arnold & Wadsworth's Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth's Blog

Covers Utah family and divorce law.

http://theutahdivorceattorneys.com/
  • Oct 5

    Mortgages and Divorce | Salt Lake City Utah

    Mortgages and Divorce | Salt Lake City Utah
    The Family Law Lawyers at Arnold & Wadsworth are here to help you protect your legal rights in your divorce. Our divorce attorneys in Salt Lake City offer a free consultation in order to assess your case and educate you on the issues you…
  • Aug 8

    Divorce Attorney in Salt Lake City | Arnold & Wadsworth

    Divorce Attorney in Salt Lake City | Arnold & Wadsworth
    The Divorce Attorneys at Arnold & Wadsworth offer a free consultation at either of our Utah offices whether in Salt Lake City or Ogden. This will allow you to ask one of our experienced divorce lawyers questions about your case. Most…
  • Jun 23

    Divorce Attorneys in Salt Lake City Utah | Arnold & Wadsworth

    Divorce Attorneys in Salt Lake City Utah | Arnold & Wadsworth
    The divorce lawyers at Arnold & Wadsworth understand the law and divorce in Utah. Our lawyers know that a divorce can be an emotionally and financially trying time for both spouses no matter the circumstances. It can also be looked at as…
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Utah Bankruptcy Counsel

Utah Bankruptcy Counsel

Discusses current Utah bankruptcy and consumer law issues. By Travis K. Elder.

http://www.utahbankruptcycounsel.com/blog.html
  • Oct 4

    I just moved to Salt Lake City, Utah. Can I file bankruptcy in Utah?

    I just moved to Salt Lake City, Utah. Can I file bankruptcy in Utah?
    Filing Bankruptcy in Utah? There are a lot of reasons that people move to Utah and subsequently desire to file Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy. The prospects of finding new employment in Salt Lake City, moving closer to family in Provo,…
  • Sep 27

    How long after bankruptcy until I can purchase a house?

    How long after bankruptcy until I can purchase a house?
    One of the most common questions asked by our Salt Lake Bankruptcy clients is, "How long do I have to wait to purchase a home after bankruptcy?" The answer to that question depends on individual factors such as whether the bankruptcy was…
  • Mar 23

    Paying for Bankruptcy: The Filing Fee

    Paying for Bankruptcy: The Filing Fee
    One pressing concern for anyone considering bankruptcy is how to pay for it.  After all in such a situation cash is a commodity likely in short supply.  One provision of the law that can help concerns waiver or installment…
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Utah Estate Planning

Utah Estate Planning

Covers estate planning, probate, trusts and wills in Utah. By Jason C. Hunter.

http://www.utahestateplanning.typepad.com/
  • Aug 22

    The Joy Of Inheriting Appreciated Property

    The Joy Of Inheriting Appreciated Property
    When you inherit property, such as a house or stocks, the property is usually worth more than it was when the original owner purchased it. If you were to sell the property, there could be huge capital gains taxes. Fortunately, when you…
  • Aug 21

    When PODs Go BAD

    When PODs Go BAD
    Are payable on death accounts a simple way to pass assets to heirs or are they a mistake? It sure sounds simple. With a payable on death account or paid on death account, you name a beneficiary who gets the account when you die—no probate,…
  • Aug 20

    QPRT Consideration

    QPRT Consideration
    Among those with wealth primarily concentrated in their home or investment portfolio, there are two types of trusts designed to transfer wealth to heirs and save taxes by removing the assets from the estate. In effect, this reduces the amount…
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DUI Utah

DUI Utah

Covers laws and their enforcement related to DUI. By David E. Rosenbloom.

http://duihelputah.com/
  • Aug 11

    
Suspected Drunk Drivers Strapped to Torture Tables In Guantanamo-Style Blood Draw

    
Suspected Drunk Drivers Strapped to Torture Tables In Guantanamo-Style Blood Draw
    Sunday, July 12 — If you’ve been thinking lately that America doesn’t resemble the country your parents grew up in, you’re right – it doesn’t, because it isn’t. In fact, America has changed…
  • Aug 11

    The Consequences of a DUI Conviction

    The Consequences of a DUI Conviction
    In most states, a first-offense misdemeanor DUI can have more serious repercussions than many felonies — and in the long run, more….far more. The following comments posted on Lawrence Taylor’s great blog by a reader are…
  • Aug 11

    Woman Given Breathalyzer Tests 54 Times in a Year

    Woman Given Breathalyzer Tests 54 Times in a Year
    Kidlington, England. July 18 — A British woman said police pulled her over and administered Breathalyzer tests 54 times in a single year before she filed complaints about officers. Katie Bowman, 24, said Thames Valley Police pulled over…
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The Lebrecht Group, APLC Blog

The Lebrecht Group, APLC Blog

Discusses corporate securities law .

http://www.thelebrechtgroup.com/blog/
  • Jul 11

    SEC Allows Solicitation in Private Offering

    SEC Allows Solicitation in Private Offering
    At long last, the SEC has approved general solicitation in 506 offerings.  I have previously blogged on the subject here and here. It seems each stakeholder group is claiming it as their own victory.  Hedge funds, crowdfunders,…
  • Jun 19

    Sponsored Research. When Is It Independent?

    Sponsored Research. When Is It Independent?
    This week, Fox Business News contributor Tobin Smith was terminated because he violated their policy that “no contributor to FBN [Fox Business Network], nor his/her firm, and/or family members are allowed to accept financial…
  • Jun 6

    When Is It a Good Strategy To Lie to the SEC?

    When Is It a Good Strategy To Lie to the SEC?
    This, of course, is a misleading question.  The answer is never.  In case you need some law to back up that conclusion, take a look at the recent case of Robert J. Vitale.  Mr. Vitale was the subject of an SEC enforcement…
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Salt Lake City Legal News

Salt Lake City Legal News

Covers personal injury, criminal defense, immigration, and drug recall news. By Anderson & Young.

http://saltlakecity-injuryattorneys.com/blog/
  • Apr 18

    Utah immigrants excited about reform bill

    Utah immigrants excited about reform bill
    Tony Yapias says a taco street vendor showed the excitement — and questions — that the estimated 125,000 immigrants who are in Utah illegally have about the new bipartisan immigration-reform bill just introduced in…
  • Apr 18

    Woman Escapes Wrecked Car Before it Burts into Flame

    Woman Escapes Wrecked Car Before it Burts into Flame
    A woman may owe quick-acting passers-by for escaping her wrecked minivan before it burst into flames. West Valley City Fire Department spokesman Bob Fitzgerald said the 43-year-old woman’s minivan rolled after being involved in a crash…
  • Apr 5

    Woman hit by car in downtown Salt Lake City upgraded to serious condition

    Woman hit by car in downtown Salt Lake City upgraded to serious condition
    A woman was in serious condition Friday, the day after she was struck in downtown Salt Lake City by a car. Salt Lake City police said the 58-year-old woman was hit while crossing the intersection of 900 S. West Temple … Continue…
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Utah State Law Library Blog

Utah State Law Library Blog

Provides information about Utah legal research, self-help resources, new books and briefs.

http://www.utcourts.gov/lawlibrary/blog/
  • Mar 14

    So Long, Blog

    So Long, Blog
    Dear loyal blog readers: We are retiring the Utah State Law Library blog after more than four years and 800+ posts. The blog has been a great way for library staff to share library news, new forms, court resources and...
  • Mar 7

    SLC Infobase

    SLC Infobase
    The Salt Lake City's website provides a wealth of resources for SLC residents, including information about the city justice court, city services like garbage pickup or snow removal, and city council news. If you're interested in some historic…
  • Mar 4

    National Consumer Protection Week

    National Consumer Protection Week
    March 3-9, 2013 is National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW). Organizations from around the nation developed National Consumer Protection week to make people aware of their consumer rights and help them make better financial decisions. The…
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Sharifi & Baron Blog

Sharifi & Baron Blog

Covers Utah criminal law, criminology and criminal defense.

http://utahcrimlaw.blogspot.com/
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Ogden, Layton, Salt Lake DUI…

Ogden, Layton, Salt Lake DUI Attorney

Covers Utah DUI laws and DUI defense. By Michael B. Ipson.

http://www.utahduidefenseblog.com/
  • Feb 16

    Eye Witnesse

    Eye Witnesse
    This is a great story about how eye witnesses can be influenced by circumstances to misidentify the innocent individuals. Jon Adrian Velazquez, currently serving 25 years to life at Sing Sing prison for the murder of a retired cop, started…
  • May 23

    Utah Driver's License Division Hearing

    Utah Driver's License Division Hearing
    When you have been arrested for DUI in Utah there are two proceedings that are commenced. The criminal proceedings and the suspension of driver’s license proceedings.
  • May 23

    Utah Underage DUI

    Utah Underage DUI
    Being charged with Underage DUI in Utah is unique from a typical DUI for a few reasons. In order to be convicted the prosecution only needs to show that the defendant is under the age of 21 and they have any measurable amount of alcohol in…
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Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth Blog

Covers DUI defense in Utah.

http://utahduiattorneys.wordpress.com/
  • Jan 1

    72 arrests result from New Year’s DUI blitz | ksl.com

    72 arrests result from New Year’s DUI blitz | ksl.com
    72 arrests result from New Year’s DUI blitz | ksl.com. If you have been arrested for a DUI you need legal representation. At Arnold & Wadsworth we offer a free consultation. Give us a call today at (801) 475-0123.   DUI Salt Lake City,…
  • Jan 1

    72 arrests result from New Year’s DUI blitz | ksl.com

    72 arrests result from New Year’s DUI blitz | ksl.com
    72 arrests result from New Year’s DUI blitz | ksl.com. If you have been arrested for a DUI you need legal representation. At Arnold & Wadsworth we offer a free consultation. Give us a call today at (801) 475-0123.   DUI Salt…
  • Dec 23

    DUI Tips in Utah – Arnold & Wadsworth

    DUI Tips in Utah – Arnold & Wadsworth
    After being released from an embarrassing and frightening journey through the DUI arrest process you need to be prepared to take IMMEDIATE action. Being aware of the steps to take as soon as you are released from jail will ensure that your…
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LexUtah

LexUtah

Covers Utah's Legal Scene.

http://www.lexutah.com
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utahcondolaw

utahcondolaw

Covers the development, governance and management of community associations, including condominiums, homeowners' associations and mixed use projects. By Lincoln W. Hobbs.

http://utahcondolaw.blogspot.com/
  • May 12

    We're Moving

    We're Moving
    Over the next little while, I intend to relocate the hosting of this blog to wordpress -- it will allow more options and features in posting, and I think I can make it look a bit better.  So, if you want to keep up, you might want to change…
  • Mar 26

    Amending CC & Rs and Bylaws -- National and Local Presentation

    Amending CC & Rs and Bylaws -- National and Local Presentation
    The National Business Institute has asked me to present a national teleconference on the subject of amending community association (HOAs, Homeowner Associations, Home Owner Associations, condominiums, PUDs, Planned Unit Developments --…
  • Mar 25

    The Essentials of Community Management

    The Essentials of Community Management
    Last weekend, The Utah Chapter of the Community Associations Institute sponsored its "Essentials of Community Management" course. Several active members of the industry taught about the fundamentals of homeowner association and condominium…
Rank this Week: 4458

Medical Malpractice in Utah

Medical Malpractice in Utah

Discusses medical malpractice issues in Utah. By Todd Wahlquist.

http://utah-medical-malpractice.blogspot.com/
  • Mar 31

    Is Your Lawyer an SOB?

    Is Your Lawyer an SOB?
    An acquaintance told me recently that he hired a particular attorney because he heard the attorney was an "SOB." That struck me as a rather odd requirement and got me to thinking, why would you want an SOB for an attorney?If you were hiring…
  • Mar 17

    Large Firm v. Small Firm

    Large Firm v. Small Firm
    I receive many phone calls from potential clients medical malpractice clients who ask about the size of my firm. It seems that many people have an idea in their head about the size of the firm they would like representing them. I don't know…
  • Feb 13

    Why won't the doctor give me my records?

    Why won't the doctor give me my records?
    I got a call from a man the other day who was very upset because he wanted a copy of his medical records and the staff at his physician's office wouldn't turn them over. I hear this all the time and it makes me very angry.
Rank this Week: 4468