Is creating a trust the best option to protect my assets before a divorce in Utah? If yes, should I have my trust before or after the divorce? What options I have to minimize the loss of my assets in Utah?
If you are already married, the only way a Trust might help is if both of you sign an irrevocable trust, permanently giving up your asset. For example, the irrevocable trust could give the asset to your children. Once you both sign it, you no longer have control over the asset, so neither of you...View More
My sister and I went on a trip to Oregon. I paid roughly 600 for the lodging and she paid about 240 for the rental vehicle. Not even 24 hours later she left me in Oregon. I was forced to pay for a rental car, stuck in lodging that was paid for 2 people, and lyft fees in order to pick up the vehicle... View More
A Utah attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. I hope you're able to find a friendly solution here. One option might be looking into whether this falls under your local court system's small claims part. Most small claims courts have online resources that...View More
You will first need to look to the contract provisions to see what they say about arbitration. If the other party is nonresponsive, then you could likely set up the arbitrator, give them notice of the time and place of arbitration and if they don't show up then the arbitrator can give you a...View More
We have a contract that has been breeched by the other party. We are considering doing binding mediation instead of arbitration because it seems to be less expensive and faster. The other party offered to do a mediation, but maybe not a binding mediation. If we did a binding mediation would we... View More
A Utah attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for a week. But it would be difficult for ANY attorney to answer your question without knowing more details about the matter, the strength of each party's position, viable defenses, and the rules of the proceeding. Good luck
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...View More
This is something a Utah attorney could answer best, but your post remains open for five weeks. Based on the description, it does not appear to be in connection with mandatory employer testing for hiring or spot-checks for employees entrusted with public transport or safety. If it was not done in...View More
I am purchasing a home and have the mortgage, and purchase contract under only my name. I have been in a relationship for 11 years with the same women - she is contributing 5% towards our 15% down-payment.10% coming from me. All mortgage payments made will come from a bank account solely under my... View More
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