Benefits of Mediation

Posted June 8th, 2017

If you aren’t a lawyer, the thought of a lawsuit most likely conjures images of a jury trial, which is an understandably daunting and perhaps even terrifying idea to many people. In reality, however, the vast majority of cases settle without ever going to trial. There are many tools that attorneys can use to help […]

2017 Memorial Day

Posted May 30th, 2017

Howard Lewis & Petersen, PC would like to thank all those who serve and have previously served in our military this Memorial Day. We are a Law Firm deeply rooted in the service of the United States Military and will always remember and honor those who have fallen. United States Navy.  Founder Jackson Howard. United […]

Copyright Infringement

Posted May 25th, 2017

Hopefully you have never received notice that your Internet Provider has received a subpoena regarding your IP (Internet Protocol) address. If you have, this likely means that you faced, or are facing a potential copyright infringement claim. When you receive that notice, naturally the question becomes what to do about it. Should you respond to […]

Utah Step Parent Adoption

Posted May 22nd, 2017

In Utah, step parent adoptions are relatively easy so long as the biological father has consented to the adoption. Here are the basic steps for a Utah step parent adoption. (1). Biological Father’s Consent. First and foremost, you must obtain the consent of the biological father of the child who is going to be adopted. […]

$50,000 Rear End Car Accident Verdict Don Petersen and Jake Gunter, attorneys at Howard Lewis & Petersen, PC recently obtained a $50,000 verdict on a Provo, Utah car accident. The case was tried over two days with multiple expert witnesses. The last offer on the eve of trial was $17,000. When you are in a […]

On 05/11/2017 car accident attorney Jake Gunter was elected President of the Central Utah Bar Association. His duties will be selecting legal education speakers for 2017/2018. Learn more about Jake Gunter here:

NFA Gun Trust Seminar

Posted May 11th, 2017

Please join us on Wednesday for our annual NFA Gun Trust Seminar. NFA Gun Trusts are established to own Title II Weapons, including short barrel rifles, short barrel shotguns, and suppressors. This informative seminar will provide vital information about the National Firearms Act, the Gun Control Act, and other state and federal legislation affecting your […]

Our Fees for Accident Cases

Posted May 4th, 2017

We work on a contingency fee basis for injury cases. Our team of accident attorneys at Howard Lewis & Petersen, PC, has adopted the contingency fee approach to helping injured clients. This allows people who may need our help to hire us without paying any money up front. Keep reading to learn more about what […]

This March, the Utah Legislature passed and the Governor signed a bill lowering the legal B.A.C. level from .08 to .05. This bill has received a lot of press coverage because Utah is now the first state to have a legal B.A.C. below .08. There are many reasons why a lower B.A.C. makes sense from […]

Living an alternative lifestyle can present a great many challenges that are not even considered by those living a more traditional lifestyle. However, the vast majority of people, including the court systems and legislatures are working to bring legal equality to same sex couples that are unfortunately denied equal treatment under the law due to […]