Pokemon Go! Injured while on the go!

Posted August 12th, 2016

Niantic’s newest game Pokémon Go has hit the world by storm impacting its’ players and it’s creators greatly since its’ release. Being the first widely successful augmented reality video game, not only made Niantic billions of dollars, but also rested a lot of responsibility upon their shoulders. Pokémon Go has gotten people off of their […]

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Is Your Future Ex Hiding Assets?

Posted July 25th, 2016

Getting an official divorce from someone you expected to spend your life with can be tough. What’s worst is them parting ways without giving you entitlement to the property and assets you’re due by law. It could very well be an amicable divorce and they simply forgot about certain assets. A Utah divorce attorney will […]

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Finding the right Utah divorce attorney is a very important task. If you make the wrong choice, it could compromise the future of your children, your assets, and your entire life. This is a very burdensome time. If you want to relieve your stress and worry as much as possible, you need to ensure that […]

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Utah Criminal Plea in Abeyences.

Posted July 12th, 2016

I WAS JUST CHARGED WITH A UTAH CRIME WHAT IS A UTAH PLEA IN ABEYANCE? Utah Criminal Law. Utah’s criminal codes are generally found in Title 76 and Title 77 of the Utah State Code. A great website most Utah lawyers use to view the updated Utah Code is located at http://le.utah.gov. Utah’s Plea in […]

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Utah Child Custody Laws Explained

Posted July 8th, 2016

Joint custody laws for children in Utah depend on the situation. The law strives to do what is in the best interest of the child. There are currently different types of custody arrangements for divorced couples. Both physical and legal custody is addressed in the laws. Physical custody is where the child or children spend […]

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Filed, 06/30/2016. Another Utah Appellate Victory for Les Slaugh. For at the second time this year Howard Lewis & Petersen’s chief appellate attorney, Leslie Slaugh obtained a significant civil appellate victory. Les obtained reversals or remands on each and everyone of his client’s five issues that were appealed. See the full opinion at https://www.utcourts.gov/opinions/appopin/Taft%20v.%20Taft20160630.pdf. CALL […]

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Anything can happen at any given second and your car can be totaled in an accident. Once it happens you may be stunned and unsure what to do next. If you have children in the car, you may be worried about their safety. Take the time to spend a few minutes in your car to […]

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Trespassing in Utah

Posted June 24th, 2016

Property ownership and your rights on your own property are a hugely important aspect of your day-to-day life. Everyone wants to feel safe in his or her own home. That is why there are many laws that allow citizens to possess property and use it on his or her own terms. One of the things […]

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Recent Appellate Victory Attorney LESLIE W. SLAUGH Chief Appellate Attorney at Howard Lewis & Petersen, PC. Les is a partner at Howard Lewis & Petersen, PC. Recently he scored another victory for his clients on appeal in Clearwater Farms LLC and Clearwater Holdings LLC, Appellants, v. Shane Robert Giles, Brandi Lynn Giles, Jacob Jay Giles, […]

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Everyone knows that the legal drinking age in the United States is 21. If you’re older than that, consuming alcoholic beverages is legal. If you’re younger, there are penalties to doing so. In Utah, substance abuse violations have more penalties than the expected fines and potential jail time. For purchasing, consuming, or possessing alcohol illegally, […]

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