Commercial Litigation Articles

Navigating the New Corporate Transparency Act: What Businesses Need to Know
By Jeff Skoubye jeff@snjlegal.com (801) 365-1012 The Corporate Transparency Act (CTA), which came into effect on January 1, 2024, represents a significant shift in the regulatory landscape for businesses in the United States. This legislation ...
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Trademarks: A Primer
By Scott Allen (801) 365-1022 scott@snjlegal.com Small businesses are the backbone of innovation and entrepreneurship. They bring unique products, services, and ideas to the market. Small businesses often challenge industry norms and push boundaries. But, ...
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Boundary by Estoppel: How Representing Wrong Property Lines in Utah Is Binding
If you need help or would like to speak with an experienced attorney, please call (801) 365-1030 or click here to contact us. Let’s suppose you buy undeveloped property and ask your east neighbor where the property line ...
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Three Types of Real Estate Deeds in Utah
If You need help or would like to speak with an experienced attorney, please call (801) 365-1030 or click here to contact us. In Utah, owners of real estate generally transfer their land using one of three types ...
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Boundary by Agreement: How Agreeing to Wrong Property Lines in Utah Is Binding
If You need help or would like to speak with an experienced attorney, please call (801) 365-1030 or click here to contact us. Let’s suppose your neighbor wants to build a fence between your two properties. You ...
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My Neighbor’s Water is Flooding Into My Land. What Are My Rights in Utah?
If you need help or would like to speak with an experienced attorney, please call (801) 365-1030 or click here to contact us. If water from your neighbor’s property is flooding into and damaging your property, ...
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How the Federal Trade Commission Might Kill Non-Competes in Utah
If you need help or would like to speak with an experienced attorney, please call (801) 365-1030 or click here to contact us. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) recently announced it is considering a rule that would ...
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5 Tips for Successfully Negotiating Franchise Agreements
Whether you are a working-professional looking to expand your services through a well-known brand or a passive investor trying to diversify your portfolio, opening a franchise location can be a lucrative opportunity that enriches both ...
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Construction Liens and Attorney’s Fee Provisions, Two Ways for Contractors to Protect their Paydays
By Benton M. Eskelsen801-365-1021benton@snjlegal.com   One of the worst parts of working in the construction industry is how often clients, general contractors, etc. refuse to pay contractors for a job without any justification. Similarly, one ...
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