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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 »

How Probate Affects My Business

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How Probate Can Affect a Business When it comes to probate, it can affect many areas of people’s lives, even when it comes to businesses. Businesses can be negatively affected when it comes to probate. And as a result, probate can create havoc for the surviving partner, the employees, customers, and the overall business. How it can… Read more »

Know Your Rights if You Get Injured at Work in Utah

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What to do if Injured on the Job in Utah: Those injured on the job should contact their supervisor immediately so that their injury can be properly documented. This is required to get workman’s compensation processed without delay. In addition to verbally informing senior management, you should follow up with a written note detailing the… Read more »

Effects of Probate on the Family

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Having a loved one die can be a very overwhelming and emotional time. Dealing with probate and the courts dividing their assets can add to the pain. The death should bring family members closer, but in many cases, it tears them further apart as everyone starts to argue over who gets what asset. For help… Read more »

Are you Eligible for Chapter 13 Bankruptcy?

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Those needing to file for bankruptcy have two options available – Chapter 7 and Chapter 13. Essentially, Chapter 13 is a section of the Bankruptcy Code allowing qualified individuals and small business owners to hold onto their assets and consolidate all or some of their debt. Once approved, you will pay back your debt or… Read more »

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