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Who will care for my children?

Let’s face it, no one wants to think much about what happens to their children if orphaned. Whether we want to think about it or not, children sometimes loose their parents. That scenario brings about sadness and heartache, but there are some things we can do to prepare for it, just in case. Utah law…

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Top 5 Fundamentals for Asset Protection: Part 1

Asset Protection Recently I spoke at a meeting of Utah Valley Real Estate Investor’s Association about asset protection from a lawyer’s perspective. I really enjoyed doing so and thought more people ought to know these secret and not so secret tips and tricks for asset protection. My speech titled “Top 5 Fundamentals for Asset Protection”…

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Estate Planning Lawyer Humor

Let’s share some lawyer humor today. Here’s one my grandfather told me when I was young: Determined to prove the saying wrong, “you can’t take it with you”, an old lawyer on his deathbed requested that his wife place money in the attic directly above his bed. His wife and butler honored the request. Soon after the…

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FAQ

Do I need a will or a trust? Do I need a will or a trust? The short answer is: “It depends”. What it depends upon is what you have and what your goals are. In Utah, a single individual with no dependent children and only a handful of personal effect does not need a…

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Probate and Administration

Probate and Administration There comes a time when the rubber meets the road and the planning must end. We will all eventually die. When this happens to a family member, their estate will likely go through either or both, probation and trust administration period. Listed below are some of the situations we can help with….