What Constitutes a Probation Violation?

What Constitutes a Probation Violation?

When you have been released from custody after an arrest or conviction of a crime, most individuals are put on probation. Depending on your prior crimes and behavior, terms of probation can vary, from paying fines or restitution, doing community services, or not getting in any more trouble for a pe…

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New Death Penalty Legislation for the Murder and Assault of Police Officers

New Death Penalty Legislation for the Murder and Assault of Police Officers

In reaction to the recent shootings of police officers in Iowa and many other parts of the country, Utah Representative Paul Ray (R-Clearfield) has drafted legislation, that if passed, will require prosecutors to seek a mandatory death penalty for targeting and killing a police officer, according to the Deseret News and the Associated Press.…

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Should I Get a Revocable Trust?

Should I Get a Revocable Trust?

For many estate plans, a revocable trust, rather than a simple will, is usually recommended if you own property or significant assets. A will may be satisfactory for smaller estates. But a properly drafted revocable trust can accomplish many estate goals.…

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How to Terminate Parental Rights

How to Terminate Parental Rights

Maybe you have conceived a child and you can’t or don’t wish to accept responsibility for his/her care or upbringing after the birth. Maybe your significant other is abusive toward your child, or is addicted to drugs or alcohol and you fear for their safety. What happens if the parent has neglected the child’s needs or has abandoned them? What steps can I take to ensure the wellbeing of my child?…

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