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How Long Does Workmans Compensation Last in Utah?

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Worker’s compensation laws were established to protect employees who are injured on the job. Employees are put into a vulnerable position when performing tasks. If you are injured and unable to work, you are then financially laced into an even more vulnerable position. Workmans compensation laws require that employers pay into insurance programs that will… Read more »

Is Bankruptcy Mediation an Option?

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Bankruptcy proceedings do not always have to be handled by the courts. Increasingly, we are even seeing more courts advocate for mediation in bankruptcy proceedings. Work with us at the Mountain View Law Group if you are dealing with bankruptcy-related issues at the moment. As your legal representative, we will make sure to protect your… Read more »

Do I Have to Get a Medical Evaluation of My Work Injury?

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If you get injured at work and file a worker’s compensation claim, a doctor will evaluate your injury and make recommendations based on their findings. In addition, if there are any challenges between your employer’s insurance company and your doctor, the Bureau of Worker’s Compensation may require you to have an Independent Medical Evaluation. What… Read more »

Power of Attorney: What Should It Cover?

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Have you thought about your future when you’re older? Many adults, especially those with adult children will begin planning their estate. For most, this process will include assigning a power of attorney. In Utah, there are two types of POAs. What is the Power of Attorney? A Power of Attorney (POA) is a legal document… Read more »

Bankruptcy and College Debts

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Once upon a time, it was virtually impossible to get college debts discharged through bankruptcy but sweeping reforms have changed that for some. For example, borrowers have to meet a specific list of requirements to get college debt included in a bankruptcy, but it might be possible. The best way to figure out if you… Read more »

Can I change my beneficiaries?

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Are you interested in changing the beneficiary on existing accounts? For most people, changing a beneficiary is simple and only requires a request for new forms. Once those forms are filled out and turned in, the new beneficiary will be effective. An estate planning lawyer Utah can help you understand this process and advise you on… Read more »

Pros and Cons of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy

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It’s a position no one ever expects to be in. The thought of looking into your finances and seeing a mountain of debt can be overwhelming. Having to consider filing for bankruptcy can feel hopeless. However, we here at Mountain View Law Group are here to explain more about the chapter 7 bankruptcy option so you can feel more… Read more »

Do I Need a Living Trust?

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A revocable living trust (RLT) is a legal entity that lets you turn legal ownership of your property over to someone else (the trust) and provide instructions for the distribution of the property after your death. The advantage of a living trust is that it allows you to make changes at any time. What Does… Read more »

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