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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: 512

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: 587

Truman Law Firm Blog

Truman Law Firm Blog

Covers personal injuries and accident reports.

http://trumanlawfirm.com/blog/
  • Jul 24

    3 Important Boating Safety Tip

    3 Important Boating Safety Tip
    There are several dangers associated with recreational boating. Most people who cast off in Nevada’s waters are not professional boaters, and this inexperience often leads to catastrophic accidents and injuries. Sadly, not all boat…
  • Jul 17

    Understanding the 3 Main Types of Distracted Driving

    Understanding the 3 Main Types of Distracted Driving
    From intoxicated driving to inclement weather, there are plenty of factors that can contribute to a car accident. Thanks to the proliferation of smartphones and tablets, one of the most serious threats on U.S. roads is distracted driving.…
  • Jul 6

    The 4 Most Common Causes of Boating Accident

    The 4 Most Common Causes of Boating Accident
    Nevada offers a wealth of recreational boating options, and with summer in full swing, there is no better way to spend the day than on open water.   While boating offers an enticing freedom that few hobbies can match, operating these…
Rank this Week: 1066

Pearson Butler Blog

Pearson Butler Blog

Covers Utah law.

http://www.lawyerinutah.com/
  • Jul 10

    Five Things to Do If You Get Pulled Over by a Police Officer

    Five Things to Do If You Get Pulled Over by a Police Officer
    While I worked at the District Attorney’s Office, I prosecuted cases for Salt Lake County and the State of Utah.  While there, I handled difficult and complex criminal charges from arraignment to trial. …
  • Jul 8

    PEARSON BUTLER Law expands legal services in Bountiful, Utah location

    PEARSON BUTLER Law expands legal services in Bountiful, Utah location
    The law office of Pearson, Butler & Carson, PLLC (“PEARSON BUTLER Law”) is pleased to announce that it is expanding legal services in Bountiful, Utah.   It has chosen an office location conveniently situated near the…
  • Jul 8

    4 Ways to Prepare for a Divorce – by Ryan Gregerson

    4 Ways to Prepare for a Divorce – by Ryan Gregerson
    1) Financial Documents 2) Keep a Log 3) Keep a Journal 4) Steer Clear of Social Media 1) FINANCIAL DOCUMENTS – Each party in a divorce is required to file a Financial Declaration, a document which discloses all the income, assets,…
Rank this Week: 1618

Ogden Bankruptcy Blog

Ogden Bankruptcy Blog

By Jason Richards.

http://ogdenbankruptcyblog.com/
  • Jun 2

    Medical Bill

    Medical Bill
    What is it that leads someone into filing bankruptcy? Bad spending habits? Recklessness? Credit cards? Wrong. In 2013 the foundation NerdWallet published a report stating that medical bills were the primary cause of bankruptcy filings. The…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 1556

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: 1457

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: 1022

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: 1190

Attorney Ryan M. Springer Blog

Attorney Ryan M. Springer Blog

Covers Utah medical malpractice law.

http://www.ryanspringer.com/blog/
  • Aug 1

    Physicians as “Expert Witnesses”

    Physicians as “Expert Witnesses”
    During a trial, the jury’s opinions and impressions about the case are critical.  One of the things I learned from my most recent trial was how the jurors weighed the testimony of expert witnesses. In a malpractice case, the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3009

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
  • Jul 30

    Judge Skanchy Named Presiding Judge for 3rd District Court

    Judge Skanchy Named Presiding Judge for 3rd District Court
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 30, 2015 Contact: Nancy Volmer (801) 578-3994 Cell:(801) 712-4545 JUDGE SKANCHY NAMED PRESIDING JUDGE IN THIRD DISTRICT COURT Salt Lake, UT—District Court Judge Randall Skanchy has been named presiding judge…
  • Jul 23

    Salina City Justice Court Nominees Named

    Salina City Justice Court Nominees Named
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contact: Nancy Volmer July 23, 2015 (801) 578-3994 Cell: (801) 712-4545 NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR SALINA CITY JUSTICE COURT VACANCIES Salina, UT—The Sevier County Nominating Commission has selected three…
  • Jul 23

    Aurora City Justice Court Nominees Named

    Aurora City Justice Court Nominees Named
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Nancy Volmer July 23, 2015 (801) 578-3994 Cell: (801) 712-4545 NOMINEES ANNOUNCED FOR AURORA CITY JUSTICE COURT VACANCY Aurora, UT—The Sevier County Nominating Commission has selected three nominees…
Rank this Week: 1801

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/
  • Jul 30

    Is it Possible to Cancel Child Support?

    Is it Possible to Cancel Child Support?
    Divorce doesn’t change the fact that children nee […] The post Is it Possible to Cancel Child Support? appeared first on Darwin Overson.
  • Jul 29

    What Happens When an Inmate is Booked Into Jail?

    What Happens When an Inmate is Booked Into Jail?
    Jails cannot function effectively unless they are highl […] The post What Happens When an Inmate is Booked Into Jail? appeared first on Darwin Overson.
  • Jul 26

    Salt Lake County Jail Programs for Inmate

    Salt Lake County Jail Programs for Inmate
    As we’ve written about in previous articles, inma […] The post Salt Lake County Jail Programs for Inmates appeared first on Darwin Overson.
Rank this Week: 1694

Arnold & Wadsworth's Blog

Arnold & Wadsworth's Blog

Covers Utah family and divorce law.

http://theutahdivorceattorneys.com/
  • Jul 30

    Lovetraction Lines Review

    Lovetraction Lines Review
    Lovetraction Lines Book ? Is Simone Myers Program Worth Checking Out? Here you can read a full Lovetraction Lines Review and learn more about the new Scrambler technique. In my case, I’m not a stupid-a whirlwind romance with an…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3110

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

Salt Lake Criminal Defense

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

http://www.saltlakecriminaldefense.com
  • Jul 29

    Child Pornography in Utah

    Child Pornography in Utah
    A marine living in St. George, Utah was arrested Monday for possession of child pornography.  24 year old Richard Anthony Vidal turned himself in on Monday after returning from overseas to his home in St. George, Utah. A search of his…
  • Jul 27

    Vehicle Equity Skimming in Utah

    Vehicle Equity Skimming in Utah
    Vehicle equity skimming became illegal in Utah back in 1991, yet many car dealers continue to have problems avoiding this crime. False promises Selling a vehicle isn’t always an easy task for car owners, which is why they often pay…
  • Jul 22

    Criminally Negligent Homicide for Leaving Baby in a Hot Car

    Criminally Negligent Homicide for Leaving Baby in a Hot Car
    There is much debate about whether parents and guardians should be charged with child endangerment for leaving a baby in a hot car and criminally negligent homicide if the child dies. Some cases are easy to note the parent willfully or…
Rank this Week: 4972

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/
  • Jul 28

    Cases --- July 12th through 18th

    Cases --- July 12th through 18th
    Workers Compensation/Occupational Safety and DiseaseBrooks v. Commissioner (10th Cir., July 17, 2015) (affirming the Commission determination that Brooks had received an overpayment of Disability benefits)Santos v. Colvin (10th…
  • Jul 11

    Cases --- July 5th through 11th

    Cases --- July 5th through 11th
    Workers Compensation/Occupational Safety and DiseaseBainbridge v. Colvin (10th Cir., July 7, 2015) (affirming denial of disability benefits)Discrimination/RetaliationJordan v. Dillon Companies (10th Cir., July 9, 2015) (affirming summary…
  • Jul 6

    Cases --- June 28th through July 4th

    Cases --- June 28th through July 4th
    Discrimination & RetaliationRock v. Levinski (10th Cir., June 29, 2015) (affirming Rock's dismissal because her right to free speech did not overcome Levinski's concern that those in high-ranking policy positions should "speak publicly…
Rank this Week: 3467

G. Eric Nelson & Associates Blog

G. Eric Nelson & Associates Blog

Covers medical negligence in Utah.

http://www.ericnielson.com/blog.html
  • Jul 28

    Who Do I Sue?

    Who Do I Sue?
    Medical malpractice victims often want to know who will be affected when they file a lawsuit.  They may like one doctor that they perceive as being the “hero.”  But they want to take the doctor that they perceive…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 3907

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/
  • Jul 27

    Laramie Becomes the First Wyoming City to Ban Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination

    Laramie Becomes the First Wyoming City to Ban Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Discrimination
    By Joanna Vilos In mid-May, Laramie’s City Council passed an ordinance that prohibits discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. If you do business within the city of Laramie, you’ll want to update your…
  • Jul 23

    EEOC Concludes Sexual Orientation Discrimination Violates Title VII – Will Courts Agree?

    EEOC Concludes Sexual Orientation Discrimination Violates Title VII – Will Courts Agree?
    By Dustin Berger According to an opinion from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) last week, Title VII’s bar on sex discrimination also forbids employment discrimination based on sexual orientation. It is unclear, however,…
  • Jul 20

    Unpaid Internships Permitted Under New Test

    Unpaid Internships Permitted Under New Test
    By Brad Williams A federal circuit court has adopted a new test permitting employers to use unpaid interns where the “tangible and intangible benefits provided to the intern are greater than the intern’s contribution to the employer’s…
Rank this Week: 1700

Utah Criminal Law Blog

Utah Criminal Law Blog

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

http://www.utahdefenders.com
  • Jul 9

    What is an Armed Career Criminal?

    What is an Armed Career Criminal?
    The Armed Career Criminal “Armed career criminal” – sounds pretty serious, right? Well for purposes of federal criminal law it most definitely is. The term applies to a select group of individuals who the federal government…
  • May 27

    Utah Law Reform: Drug Possession No Longer A Felony

    Utah Law Reform: Drug Possession No Longer A Felony
    Drug Possession Is A Common Offense In a sweeping move which was totally unexpected and unusual (for Utah), the Utah Legislature effectively passed legislation to reduce the population in its jails and prisons by significant numbers.…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4577

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Salcido Law Firm PLLC Blog

Covers Utah criminal defense and divorce law.

http://www.salcidolawfirm.com/
  • Jul 9

    Rule 412 and the Admissibility of a Victim’s Sexual Behavior

    Rule 412 and the Admissibility of a Victim’s Sexual Behavior
    What is Rule 412? Rule 412 of the Utah Rules of Evidence prohibits the admission of evidence, in criminal cases alleging sexual misconduct, of the victim’s past sexual behavior or predisposition. For example, in a rape case, the…
  • Jun 11

    When Character Evidence is Admissible In Utah Court

    When Character Evidence is Admissible In Utah Court
    Criminal Cases Often Involve Character Evidence Over the centuries of common law, a prohibition against introducing evidence of a person’s character developed so as to avoid influencing juries and judges to find either for or against a…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2802

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/
  • Jun 25

    White & Case Diversity

    White & Case Diversity
    Diversity and inclusion are inherent core values of White & Case, embedded in all we do as one firm in our offices around the world. As a truly global law firm, we recruit, retain and advance people of diverse backgrounds who strengthen…
  • Jun 25

    Office of Hawaiian Affairs Internship

    Office of Hawaiian Affairs Internship
    Go to the link to read about this awesome opportunity!https://m.whitehouse.gov/administration/eop/aapi/internship
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 4757

Utah Divorce Hotline Blog

Utah Divorce Hotline Blog

By Chris Salcido.

http://www.utahdivorcehotline.com/utah-divorce-and-family-lawblog/
  • Jun 23

    Dividing a Personal Injury Award in a Utah Divorce

    Dividing a Personal Injury Award in a Utah Divorce
    Dividing a Personal Injury Award Comes Before Determining Alimony In a divorce action the court is required to determine how to divide the spouses’ property and whether alimony should be awarded. Property division comes first.…
  • 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 ……
Rank this Week: 2807

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
  • Jun 10

    Conversion of Shares into Acre-Feet

    Conversion of Shares into Acre-Feet
    People often ask me how to convert shares into acre-feet.  Unfortunately, the answer is not as easy as one might expect.At the outset, please note that this post focuses on water shares, not water rights.  To understand the…
  • 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…
Rank this Week: 2786

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: 2553

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: 3171

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: 4951

Utah Family BLAWG

Utah Family BLAWG

Provides case summaries for Family Law decisions in Utah.

http://utahfamilyblawg.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4478

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: 2129

Utah Injury Law

Utah Injury Law

Provides commentary on Utah injury law. By jared Faerber.

http://utahjusticeblog.com
Rank this Week: 1819

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…
Rank this Week: 3368

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…
Rank this Week: 4799

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…
Rank this Week: 3920

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…
Rank this Week: 1923

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…
Rank this Week: 3000

Sharifi & Baron Blog

Sharifi & Baron Blog

Covers Utah criminal law, criminology and criminal defense.

http://utahcrimlaw.blogspot.com/
Rank this Week: 4853

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: 4759

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…
Rank this Week: 3089

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…
Rank this Week: 3109

LexUtah

LexUtah

Covers Utah's Legal Scene.

http://www.lexutah.com
Rank this Week: 4366

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: 3515

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: 4476

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: 2121