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What happens if you die without creating a will?

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The legal term intestate refers to when someone dies without a will. If this happens, in the state of Utah, the person’s estate is divided among family members and close relatives. Proper division of property is a requirement of the state intestate succession laws. Typically, the law applies to property customarily included in a will… Read more »

Can I get compensation if I re-injured pre-existing injury at work?

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Those with a pre-existing injury or condition who are injured at work may be worried about their workers’ compensation claim being denied. It is not unusual for someone to have some form of a pre-existing condition at any time in their life, especially when involved in a work-related accident or on-the-job injury. However, the insurance… Read more »

What are the most common of bicycle accidents?

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Seeking Legal Assistance After a Bicycle Accident Bicycling is fun and good for your health, but it also presents certain hazards. If you have suffered a serious injury that resulted from the negligent actions of a motorist, you may consider seeking financial compensation from the responsible party. This is when you should contact an Utah… Read more »

What happens if I die without a will?

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When you die without a will, your estate must go through probate. You die intestate, meaning without a will and testament, and Utah will laws take over. The probate process can drag on for years, during which time your beneficiaries do not have access to the funds or property you left them. Every creditor or family… Read more »

Avoid These Estate Planning Mistakes

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Planning is a crucial process undertaken to realize formidable results in any activity we indulge in daily or a life-long process. People plan on having a splendid day, a good year, good retirement, and an exemplary life in general. Therefore, it’s also paramount to inculcate prolific planning in your estate plan to avoid multiple estate… Read more »

Student Loan Bankruptcy and Discharge

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Education is one of the best weapons used to fight poverty worldwide to achieve better living standards. It is the most excellent investment a person can make. However, a heavy burden of student loan debts has been a substantial obstacle in achieving this goal, a situation that has presented the need for discharge. You may… Read more »

Do I Need a Trust If I Have a Will?

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Whether you need a trust in addition to a will depends on what you are trying to accomplish with your estate planning. A trust and a will are two separate estate planning tools that serve different purposes. A will serves as a kind of blueprint regarding the distribution of your assets to your heirs. A… Read more »

Evidence to Collect After a Car Accident

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If you get involved in a car accident, it is extremely important to gather as much evidence as possible about what happened and how the accident affected you. The more documentation you have, the better your chances to obtain a fair car accident settlement. Mountain View Law Group, a team of car accident lawyers in… Read more »

What does Life Look Like after Bankruptcy?

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If you have been dodging calls from creditors or facing difficulties meeting your monthly obligations, the idea of a debt-free life might seem like a pipe dream. But do you know it’s possible? Yes, bankruptcy can help repair the damage done by the financial challenges you are facing. While bankruptcy isn’t entirely hassle-free, it’s an… Read more »

Bankruptcy Means Test: What You Should Know

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Anyone who wishes to file for bankruptcy under chapter 7 must pass Utah means test. The test is normally used on higher-income earners. This means that if a person’s income is below the Utah median for their household size, then they are exempted from the test. But, in case your income is above the Utah… Read more »

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