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Q: after a landlord serves a written note of leaving how long do they have to file in court
Kenneth Prigmore
Kenneth Prigmore answered on Sep 15, 2021

The answer to your question depends on why they are giving you notice to leave. For example, a notice to "Pay or Quit" due to failure to pay your rent may be only 3 days long. After that, they can file the lawsuit to start the eviction process.

If you are on a month to month...
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Q: I have a long-term guest turned lodger, of 3.5 years. Has recently invited a guest to stay with a dog. I asked the guest

To leave, was threatened via text. No lease. Police said lodger can have people stay if they want to. I have never been paid a dime of rent or utilities. Lodger mows lawn even though I've asked him not to because he golfs in yard. Lodger smokes in his room and bath against rules. Violates all... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Utah on
Q: I asked a long-term guest to leave in Utah and was threatened. What can I do to get this person out of my home?

This person is a guest of my long-term guest. I have not received rent ever or any help. My long-term guest told their guest that they did not have to leave after I was threatened

0 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Collections, Landlord - Tenant and Small Claims for Utah on
Q: What kind of lawyer do I need to look for? Where do I start with everything in general? How can this all happen?

evictions case from 2013, started receiving notices for the first time towards end of July 2021, all 3 summons were signed by 1 of 3 defendants but another defendant was not informed (to the best of my knowledge) garnished wages for a total amount between now 2 defendants unknown how much each will... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Criminal Law and Civil Rights for Utah on
Q: Can officers steal my keys?
0 Answers | Asked in Divorce, Family Law and Child Custody for Utah on
Q: My husband and I are separated and he just got out of jail and instead of staying local to me and where he’s always

Lived he moved a few hours away. We have a 9 year old and he and the girl he is with do drugs and have transported drugs for selling back and forth across state lines. So far without being caught. We are not legally separated and haven’t filed papers yet. Am I legally obligated to send my child... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Utah on
Q: I got Stipulation it said I can stay still 30 Sep and the same time they send me a Order of Restitution, What I can do?

Hi, I am from Utah, I got Stipulation that it said if I don't qualify for assistance for ERAP "defendant stipulate to vacate the premises on or before Sep 30" but too I have another document that it is a Order of Restitution, it said "you must vacate the premises... Read more »

2 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Utah on
Q: My landlord won't return deposit after agreeing to do so. However because I wouldn't allow him to bully me.
Mike Branum
Mike Branum answered on Sep 2, 2021

You should repost this question in landlord/tenant. This is neither a criminal law question nor a personal injury question.

Your recourse is likely going to be filing in small claims court against your landlord. You do not need an attorney to file in small claims. You DO need to have...
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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law for Utah on
Q: Where in the black law book does it tell .e about what I can do to get my sentenced stayed

I was sentenced to prison never turned myself in due to be not having anyone to provide for my children

Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Sep 2, 2021

If you file an appeal you can request the sentence be stayed until the appeal is done. Ask your attorney.

1 Answer | Asked in DUI / DWI for Utah on
Q: What would happen in a non-compliance case for impaired driving?

I was ordered to do drug and alcohol assessment, but since then my life has been turned upside down and I ended up moving out of state. I never went to the assessment and they are trying to get in touch with me. I don’t know quite what to do

Mr Aric M Cramer Sr.
Mr Aric M Cramer Sr. answered on Sep 3, 2021

Hire an attorney to help you and get the assessment asap

0 Answers | Asked in Animal / Dog Law for Utah on
Q: I live in utah, and I have epilepsy my doctor recommended a service dog because my seizure activity has increased.

My landlord says he doesn't have to comply because hes private landlord and his wife has allergies. I live in a multi family housing unit (duplex) and the land lord does NOT live on site. Can he stop me from obtaining a service animal and evict me if i get one?

0 Answers | Asked in Estate Planning for Utah on
Q: My dad had a Will. He put myself and my 3 siblings to get half equally of his estate.

My adopted sister which is my 3rd cousin contested the will. She is NOT in the will. She left our family when she was 12 to live with her grandma. she has not been in our lives since. maybe 5 visits in 40 years. Does she have a chance to get 1/5th of the estate? He did not want her to be a part... Read more »

0 Answers | Asked in Real Estate Law and Land Use & Zoning for Utah on
Q: If there's a discrepancy in our city plat map and the county's warranty deed on our commercial property, which reigns?

The plat map shows a right of way continuing through our neighbor's property, but our warranty deed does not mention it. His warranty deed does. We are having a dispute over the right of way, and I say since our warranty deed shows no right of way on our property, his warranty deed cannot hold... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Consumer Law, Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Utah on
Q: Does the revised nonprofit corporation act take precedence over an HOA's bylaws and CCRs? Thank you!!
Lincoln W. Hobbs
Lincoln W. Hobbs answered on Aug 24, 2021

It depends upon the provision in question. Many portions of the nonprofit act provide, “unless the governing documents provided otherwise…”

2 Answers | Asked in Arbitration / Mediation Law, Probate and Estate Planning for Utah on
Q: How do I get a tax id number on my family trust I'm trying to collect on a annuity and don't have the actual trust
Kenneth Prigmore
Kenneth Prigmore answered on Aug 23, 2021

Your best answer depends on a few things that an attorney would need to discuss with you. If you don't have a copy of the Trust, you need help proving your authority as the Trustee. If you are the creator of the Trust, you can always sign an updated version of the Trust. If you are an heir and... Read more »

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0 Answers | Asked in Landlord - Tenant for Utah on
Q: I rent the basement of a house with my family. There is a couple who rents the upstairs. My question is our landlord

Likes to come into our premises whenever he likes and we will start holding him to the law that we weren’t aware of but I’m wondering if the premises also includes the backyard? He cuts the yard but doesn’t let us know when he is coming. Does the 24 hour rule apply to him coming into the... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Contracts, Real Estate Law and Landlord - Tenant for Utah on
Q: We are trying to end our lease a couple weeks early.

We provided written request to end the lease early and it was approved. We received a confirmation text from the property management company of new end date and a move out email with the new date.

One week following the confirmation from the PM co., we received an email from the landlord... Read more »

Kenneth Prigmore
Kenneth Prigmore answered on Aug 23, 2021

As I have not reviewed your lease or the text and email from the landlord's management company, I can't tell you how likely you are to win if you were to fight this out in court. The theory you suggest is valid and may be true. Your relationship with the landlord is based on your lease... Read more »

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