What Is a Partnership and When Is It a Good Idea?

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A partnership is simply a joint venture of two or more individuals conducting a business together for profit. Like the sole proprietorship, the partners are liable for the debts and liabilities of the business individually. Again, no formal organization is required, though a written partnership agreement is always recommended. This type of business entity is Read More

Limited Partnership: A Guide

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A limited partnership (LTD) is a hybrid of a corporation and a partnership. The general partners manage the business on a day-to-day basis and are personally liable for the debts and liabilities of the partnership. However, the limited partners do not participate in the management of the business and only their assets used for purchase Read More

Limited Liability Company: Who Is It For?

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A hybrid of partnerships and corporations, an LLC provides limited liability for all of its “members.” This is true even as management of the company may remain the same as a general or limited partnership. Its structure is flexible, allowing for a wide variety of situations, and formalities minimal, requiring little else than a filing of Articles of Organization Read More

A Guide to Adoption

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The adoption process can be daunting for those unfamiliar with the landscape. Our lawyers can assist you in navigating the adoption in any adoption scenario. Please call for a free consultation to discuss your adoption situation. Adoption is the process of changing the legal parent of a child. The process usually involves petitioning the court Read More

How Does Expungement Work in Utah?

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Expungement is the process of sealing or destroying a criminal record, including arrests and convictions. Depending on the type of criminal conviction, and other factors, Utah law provides for the expungement of events in an individual’s criminal history. Expungement is available for several types of criminal convictions; however, there are a few convictions for which Read More

Copyright: An Overview

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A copyright is a form of protection given to authors of original works. Original works can include music, literature, movies, photographs and other artistic endeavors. The author of the work is given the exclusive right to distribute, publish, reproduce, perform, or display the work. However, this exclusive right lasts for only a certain period of Read More

Employment Law: An Overview

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Recruiting and Hiring Procedures For many employers the primary objective in the recruiting and hiring process is to generate a pool of qualified candidates from which the employer can then identify and hire the most qualified applicant. While most employers realize that their recruiting and hiring practices have the potential for legal liability, not all Read More