If you’re lucky enough to have a pool of your own (or if you have very nice neighbors) then the time is finally here for backyard barbecues and pool parties. Whether it’s a backyard pool, a neighborhood pool, or even a trip out to Utah Lake, wherever you are that a lifeguard isn’t, there are some special safety concerns to keep in mind to ensure that the whole family can stay safe this summer.
Summer is here with a ninety-degree vengeance, and that means it’s time for summer adventures of all shapes and sizes. An easy and fun way that the whole family can cool off is a trip to the rec. center, neighborhood pool, or a visit to the lake. This is a great way to get the family together for some great, active, outdoor fun; the kind of experience that’s so important to a child’s summer.Read more...
An arrest for driving under the influence (DUI) or driving while intoxicated (DWI) is not anything that anyone should have to experience. Our Provo lawyers can help provide you with advice on how to avoid this terrible situation. By avoiding drunk driving, you are doing yourself a favor, and everyone else. Here is some advice from our attorneys in Provo on what you can to prevent DUI/DWI.Read more...
Our Provo lawyers are here to provide you legal assistance if you are ever injured at the workplace but believe it’s important help prevent injury in the first place. Whether you own a business or go to work every day, it’s important that you pay attention to safety and injury prevention. There are actions you and your business can take to ensure that everyone is safe and less prone to injury. Read on for some of the best measures you can take in order to prevent injury at the workplace.Read more...
The quick answer is no, probably not. Effectively, no estate valued under 5.43 million dollars will owe federal estate or gift tax. In other terms only 0.14% of estates owed estate taxes in 2013, according to the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. With Provo’s median income of just under $60,000 and median home price of $177,000 the estate tax is not something about which the average Utah Valley resident will have to worry.Read more...
The Dangers of Distracted Driving
Obviously texting and driving is a bad idea, more than taking your eyes off the road, it diverts your attention away from the more important task in which you’re engaged: operating a two ton vehicle. Driving while talking on your cell phone, something that most people view as less dangerous than texting, is still a big distraction and increases your risk of being in a crash.Read more...
It’s true. Nobody wants to be a bad guy, and no one wants to seem overly litigious. We’ve all heard horror stories about frivolous lawsuits from the infamous McDonald’s coffee case to the patent trolls making headlines today; and no one wants to have their name dragged through the mud, especially in the tight-knit Utah Valley/Provo community.Read more...
Should you fall victim to the unfortunate event of a post automobile accident injury, our Provo lawyers are here to help you but we also want to keep you safe in the first place. There are several apps on the market that will help you stay as safer while on the road. The best part about all of these apps — they’re absolutely free.
We'll Help You Know If It's The Best Option For You
Bankruptcy — just the word itself can be somewhat intimidating but sometimes life happens and you may need to file bankruptcy for a number of reasons. You aren’t alone in this and it can happen to the best of us. It may be hard to know when it’s time to throw in the towel and talk to a lawyer so we’ll go over some of the reasons why people file for bankruptcy in order to help you determine if it is the best option.Read more...
Is Mediation Right For You?
If you are going through a lawsuit right now, you might have heard the term ‘mediation’ thrown around by your lawyers. Mediation is a way to reach an agreement with the other party in a lawsuit without having to go to court.
Mediation has many benefits that you don’t see in traditional lawsuits:Read more...
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