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June 11, 2015

House Bill 35 does not present a novel idea—instead it harkens back to “words that influenced our nation’s Founding Fathers.” At least, it does in some Utahns’ minds, where the state is now “closer to honoring the basic liberty interests upon which our nation was found...

July 15, 2014

Utah’s hospitals, emergency rooms and doctors were recently alerted to keep marijuana intoxication at the forefront of their minds when children who are disoriented or generally out of it are brought into emergency rooms, says the Deseret News. Accidentally ingesting m...

June 14, 2014

Most of us lying awake at night worrying about our debt are debtors—we owe somebody money – for that Disney World vacation, for that Masters or Law degree, for that new espresso machine or unwieldy mortgage. But on the other end of the line are the creditors, and they...

April 23, 2014

ast week the Utah Attorney General’s office filed petitions to block same-sex adoption proceedings when two 3rd District Court Judges approved adoptions from couples who received marriage licenses in Utah when same-sex marriage was briefly legal late last year. These j...

March 29, 2014

Last week Utah’s Governor Gary Herbert signed a bill into law that is designed to protect children in a very specifically vulnerable situation: when one parent is the primary suspect in the death of the other. Following the events of one Utah family’s struggles in a si...

March 6, 2014

In 1994, Utah was the first state in the U.S. to pass a statute requiring that all couples seeking divorce complete a seminar on its effects on the splitting family. Now, 20 years later, the course is two-hours long, $55 and potentially required to be completed much ea...

February 3, 2014

While much of the legal discussion in Utah is currently about marriage (and divorce) in same-sex partnerships, another branch of the family is seeing a legal battle in the state. Biological fathers of children placed for adoption in Utah without their consent are suing...

January 2, 2014

Much of the recent buzz around Salt Lake City, and indeed Utah, has been the legality of the somewhat controversial same sex-marriage statutes. One aspect of the law that isn’t debated, or even discussed often, is the end of a same-sex marriage.  Divorce attorneys in U...

September 28, 2013

The internet has made the bullying of the past less physical and more emotional, but no less dangerous. Any attorney in Salt Lake City Utah is well aware of the impact bullying can have on the youth and even adults in the state. Utah currently holds one of the highest...

June 25, 2013

No subject is of more debate than the immigration issue in the U.S., agrees many law firms in Salt Lake City Utah. While the state may not have the highest number of illegal immigrants in the U.S., it does struggle with the situation more than might be expected. It was...

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