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About Kurt Helgesen

Kurt attended law school in Topeka, Kansas, where he made the Dean’s list and honor roll. He received his law degree in 2011. Kurt has been recognized as one of America’s top young trial attorneys. Kurt’s primary areas of practice are criminal defense, juvenile court work (defending juveniles and parents of juveniles), defense of traffic citations, and family law matters such as divorce and custody, either contested or uncontested.

I’ve been charged with a crime, what should I do?

It can happen to anyone. You may have been at the wrong place at the wrong time. Or you may have had too much to drink one night and got pulled over driving home. Now, you’re facing trial in court, or having your driver’s license suspended. What can you do? Luckily, you have options. If [...]

By |2019-11-27T17:16:02+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Criminal Law|0 Comments

The difference between a copyright, trademark, and patent

These three legal terms are often confused with one another or used interchangeably. They shouldn’t be; they are all three very different. While a Copyright, Trademark, and a Patent are all types of intellectual property, they have very distinct meanings. A Copyright is registered through the U.S. Copyright Office. A Copyright protects original literary, artistic, dramatic, and [...]

By |2019-10-29T19:11:35+00:00April 14th, 2018|Business|0 Comments

5 things you need to know about the cell phone law in Utah

Do you have a Utah driver's license? If so, you'll definitely want to read this. As of May 13, 2014, 352 new laws took effect in Utah and are now being enforced. One law in particular that Utahns ought to know about seeks to separate drivers from their cell phones (at least while operating a [...]

By |2020-03-27T16:43:08+00:00April 14th, 2018|Criminal Law|0 Comments

Make sure you file and pay your taxes

Earlier today, as some of you may be aware, former hip-hop star known as “Ja Rule” was sentenced to two (2) years in a New Jersey prison for failing to file income tax returns. According to the New York Times blog, he failed to pay taxes on approximately $3 Million, shorting the government of nearly [...]

By |2019-10-29T19:08:51+00:00July 19th, 2011|Business|0 Comments
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