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10
Apr

“Not Guilty” Vindicates Client Arrested for a DUI

Orem, UT:  Police officers may be gatekeepers of the criminal justice system, but they’re also just like us.  That means, sometimes they can be wrong, like when our client was wrongly arrested for a DUI. Funny thing—Mr. Brenner hadn’t had anything to drink that day.  Because of medications he was taking, he couldn’t drink.  Mr. Brenner […]

28
Aug

Utah Violent Crime increased in 2012, but far below the national average

In 2011-2012, violent crime rose in all areas of the country, (except for the Northeast) by an average of 1.6%. In Utah, however, violent crime only increased .38% (latest data available in the the Semi-Annual Crime in Utah Report). http://publicsafety.utah.gov/bci/crimestatistics.html

22
Apr

Is a Private Attorney Better than a Public Defender?

Utah has delegated the responsibility of providing criminal defense services for the poor, to the counties. This means that, within the state, each county decides the budget and quality of legal care provided to you. The quality of your legal counsel may vary greatly from county to county. In 2010, the ACLU issued a report […]

09
Apr

When to receive medical treatment after a car accident—it can be free!

If you’ve been injured in an accident and are in pain, you want to get better as quickly as possible.  When is the right time to get treatment?  Here are some tips: If you think you have a serious injury (such as fractures or internal bleeding), first go to the hospital for an examination and/or […]

21
Feb

Will the court take my tax return if I file bankruptcy? What is Chapter 7 Bankruptcy?

Chapter 7 Bankruptcy, also known as “fresh start” bankruptcy, allows your debts to be discharged (or canceled).  In exchange, you may be required to give some non-exempt property to the bankruptcy Trustee to pay your creditors.  Your tax return and earned income credits are non-exempt property.  If you do not spend your tax refund before filing […]

29
Jan

Slippery Roads: How to Drive in Snowy Weather

Here’s how you can prevent winter car accidents: 1. If your vehicle skids: Skidding is caused when the rear wheels of your vehicle lose their grip and pass to the front. To correct any skid, let up on the gas and gently turn your wheels in the direction you want to go. Do not re-apply the […]

17
Nov

When a Debt Collector Calls: What are Your Rights?

You’ve just gotten your first call from a debt collector. The experience may have left you confused and upset. Here are a few things you should do when a debt collector contacts you: 1. Know your rights. Collection agencies are restricted in how they can collect a debt from you by the Fair Debt Collection […]