201403.19
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Warning about Plea Bargain in Utah

What is a Plea Bargain? A plea bargain is the most common resolutions to criminal charges and in some cases can be the best resolution.  But be cautious when entering into a plea bargain in Utah with a prosecutor as there is no guarantee that what you’ve been promised is what will actually happen.  Not only are judges…

201403.13
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Tax Planning at PEARSON BUTLER Law

TAX PLANNING The tax attorneys of PEARSON BUTLER Law provide complex tax planning for businesses, individuals, and tax-exempt organizations in a variety of industries.  A critical component of running is a business is properly structuring of tax matters.  Our tax attorneys play an important role on our clients’ transactional teams. Our tax attorney team provides a variety of services, including helping businesses minimize…

201403.07
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Child Custody Laws in Utah

How Have Child Custody Laws in Utah Changed? Recent changes in the Utah Statutes affecting custody in Utah have created a presumption of joint legal custody.  Joint legal custody means the “sharing of the rights, privileges, duties, and powers of a parent by both parents.”  Utah Code Ann § 30-3-10.1. The presumption of joint legal custody is…

201403.07
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Utah Alimony

How is Utah Alimony Awarded? A spouse may be entitled to Utah alimony.  Utah Code Ann. § 30-3-5(8) states that the court is to consider the following factors in awarding alimony: (i) the financial condition and needs of the recipient spouse; (ii) the recipient’s earning capacity or ability to produce income; (iii) the ability of…