You Have a Judgment…Now What?

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A debtor owed you money so your business sued—successfully. Now you have a judgment against them. Now what? Now comes the work of collecting whatever the court deemed yours. This is because contrary to popular belief, a judgment doesn’t actually ensure payment. Instead, think of it as a warrant to pursue collection. In many cases Read More

Tips for Getting Paid and Avoiding a Lawsuit on Your Next Construction Project

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Being a part of building something that will last can be a great source of lasting satisfaction. That said, there is one thing that will sour that satisfaction regardless of how successful the project is—NOT GETTING PAID! As anyone in the construction business knows, too many projects end up with conflicts over payment, resulting at Read More

How to Recover Attorney Fees

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Without fail, my clients will always ask, “Can I recover attorney fees from the dirt bag I am suing?” (Okay, maybe not in these exact, polite terms). My answer is always the same: “Maybe.” In Utah, and every other state, each party is typically responsible for their own attorney fees. There are exceptions. For example, Read More