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Firing with Grace

Small business owners are accustomed to having grace under fire when it comes to running their business. But ...
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Can I Provide Services Instead of Capital to a New LLC?

Small business owners put their blood, sweat, and tears into ensuring the success of their company, which, though ...
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How to Talk to Your Family About Business Succession

Benjamin Franklin famously quipped, “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.”  From the very beginning, ...
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Considering Bankruptcy for Your Small Business? Here Is What You Need to Know 

Starting a small business entails significant risk. You forego the security of a steady paycheck to create economic ...
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Key Person Insurance: What Is It and Do I Need It?

We protect what we value most with insurance. Car insurance and home insurance ensure that we can financially ...
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Why You Should Consider Putting Your LLC into a Trust

The limited liability company (LLC) is a popular business structure that offers liability protection and avoidance of double ...
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Should My Business Use Arbitration Clauses?

Arbitration provisions, which allow legal disputes to be settled outside of the court system, are increasingly found in ...
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Business Ownership and Divorce: What You Need to Know

Divorce is rarely simple. When two people’s lives are intertwined—physically, emotionally, and legally—separating the individual strands can be ...
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What Is Formal And Informal Probate In Utah?

Understanding the difference between formal and informal probate in Utah can be confusing. The difference between the two ...
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Asset Protection for Business Owners: Trust vs LLC

What Is the Difference between a Trust and an LLC? Trusts and limited liability companies (LLCs) are both ...
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Why You Should Not DIY Your Will

When it comes to estate planning, some people may believe that they can do it themselves and this ...
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What to Know About Conservatorship in Utah

If you are considering becoming a conservator for someone in your life, there are some things you should ...
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Is a surviving spouse responsible for a deceased spouse’s debts in Utah?

Common question after the death of a loved one When a client's spouse passes away we are frequently ...
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Can I Still Protect My Assets Even Without a Prenuptial Agreement?

Prenuptial agreements can help protect your assets when a marriage ends — but what if you don’t have ...
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Talking to Your Family About Your Will

It's not always easy to have a dinner-table discussion about your intentions for what happens after you pass.  ...
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What Should You Not Put in Your Will?

You know you need a will — but you might have no idea what you should or shouldn’t ...
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Do I Have to Pay Taxes on an Inheritance in Utah?

When a loved one passes away and leaves you with some inheritance, you'll likely have questions — "What ...
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Welcoming Lindsay Bayles to ProvenLaw

ProvenLaw is thrilled to announce Lindsay M. Bayles passed the July administration of the Uniform Bar Examination with ...
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How to Contest a Will in Utah

Many people create a Will to help their family and loved ones manage their estate after they pass. ...
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Where is the Best Place to Keep Your Will?

Your Will is a legally valuable document. It states who will inherit your property and possessions when you ...
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What is Utah’s Health Care Directive?

Estate Planning in Utah Any Utah estate plan needs to include an advance healthcare directive. You can create ...
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Things You Need to Know About Medicaid Planning

Medicaid planning is an essential part of estate planning. Medicaid is a federal and state program that provides ...
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How Does One Establish Guardianship in Utah?

There are several instances in which one may need to establish guardianship in Utah. Parents of a minor ...
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How Can Your Lawyer Help With Estate Planning?

Perhaps the biggest misconception regarding estate planning is that it’s only applicable for the wealthy. In reality, everybody ...
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