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Sixteen questions to determine if you need a probate in Utah

How to know if you need to file a probate in Utah We are frequently asked, “Do I need to file a probate?” To begin, you should consider the definition of “probate.” Probate is the court process of wrapping up the affairs of a person who has died, paying the debts, and transferring his or [...]

By |2018-07-13T00:55:05+00:00July 13th, 2018|Probate|0 Comments

Who inherits a person’s property after death?

This is a very important question of Utah law. Very few people really understand how property is transferred after death, and the answer is essential to understanding Utah wills, Utah trusts, Utah estate planning and Utah probate. So, lets make up a story and see how it works. George (bald, at the right) is a [...]

By |2018-05-13T21:31:13+00:00April 28th, 2018|Estate Planning, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Utah Probate Checklist — 10 questions to see if you need probate

In Utah, probate is the court process of wrapping up the affairs of a person who has died, paying the debts, and transferring his or her property to others. Like any court process, probate requires filing legal documents with the court, giving notice to heirs, and following Utah law. If you can avoid a probate, [...]

By |2018-05-13T21:31:25+00:00April 28th, 2018|Elder Law, Probate|0 Comments

Slip and fall accidents cause serious injuries to seniors

Slip and Fall accidents are common among seniors over age 65 One out of three seniors over the age of 65 falls annually in the United States, resulting in over a million both fatal and non-fatal falls among seniors. These falls are the most common cause of injury among senior citizens. In addition, slip and fall accidents are [...]

By |2018-05-13T21:35:18+00:00April 11th, 2018|Personal Injury|0 Comments

Traps and challenges in Utah senior injury claims

Injured Seniors need specialized accident lawyers You should be aware of the unique problems in Utah personal injury claims for Utah seniors. Many Injury lawyers and almost all insurance adjusters undervalue injury claims by seniors. According to the National Safety Council, people over 65 have the highest mortality rate in injuries from traffic accidents, falls, medications, [...]

By |2018-05-13T21:35:32+00:00April 11th, 2018|Personal Injury|0 Comments