Death with Dignity: Utah Still Grappling over End-of-Life Legislation

Death with Dignity: Utah Still Grappling over End-of-Life Legislation

When a loved one is in pain and suffering from a terminal illness or injury, it is one of the most heartbreaking and difficult things to deal with in life, both for you and the suffering patient. The pain can become intolerable, and many patients believe that they have a right to decide when they have had enough.…

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What are Right to Work Laws?

What are Right to Work Laws?

Employee rights constitute a large part of employment law. Right to work laws come into play when an employee seeks out a new job at a business or government agency. These laws allow a person to enter a position without having to join a union. These laws are often viewed with some controversy, but they are still favored by many employers and workers alike. The following is a short explanation of right to work laws as found in Utah Code Title 34, Chapter 34.…

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A Look at Securities Fraud

A Look at Securities Fraud

Securities fraud affects everyone from shareholders to corporate employees. Over the years many laws have been enacted to combat the occurrence of securities fraud. Despite all the legislation and regulation, instances of fraud persist. Most people find it difficult to understand this area of law. Therefore, they are unsure how to protect their assets in the cases where fraud is occurring. The following paragraphs will briefly explain securities fraud and investors can prepare for the worst.…

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New Utah Republican Chairman Deciding Whether to Continue Divisive Lawsuit

New Utah Republican Chairman Deciding Whether to Continue Divisive Lawsuit

The AP has reported that Rob Anderson, the newly appointed Republican chairman who defeated two incumbent candidates in May, would like for the Republican party to end its long term legal case over a law which changes how political candidates are nominated. However, he hasn’t taken any action to end the lawsuit until he can garner more support from party members.…

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Probate is Not Always so Difficult

Probate is Not Always so Difficult

You may have heard from many individuals, television ads, as well as your personal attorney that the probate process is something to be avoided at all costs. They may have heard that the potential exorbitant cost of hiring a probate lawyer, numerous delays, multiple probate hearings, and lots of aggravation are more than most people can bear.…

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A Look at Judgment Liens on Real Property

A Look at Judgment Liens on Real Property

When a party loses a civil lawsuit he or she may be liable for monetary damages. But what happens when the losing party cannot afford to pay the judgment award outright? In most cases the court will allow the other party to obtain a judgment lien against property. Therefore, the winning party will retain the right to receive money if the property is ever sold, refinanced or mortgaged. Continue reading to find out how judgment liens on property work in the state of Utah.…

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