Blog of Utah Laws & Information

Factors for Custody Arrangements

One of the major issues many parents are concerned about during divorce proceedings is the battle over child custody. If both parents can’t come to an agreement on their own, the court considers numerous different factors to come to a custody decision.

Emancipation Law in Utah

Emancipation is a court process through which a minor becomes a legal adult, independent from guardians financially and legally. Depending on the state you live in, the age in which a minor can petition for emancipation varies. In Utah, the minimum age

Equitable, Not Equal

Do you know the difference between the words equitable and equal? They are not synonyms for each other and, in the case of a divorce, it’s important to know the difference. In Utah, the law requires an equitable division of assets during a divorce. In

Divorce Terms You Should Know

Going through a divorce can be an extremely difficult time in your life. Once the decision to divorce has been made, the first step you should take is to find an attorney to represent you. Here at Hillyard, Anderson, & Olsen, our team of Family Law att

Overview of Services Hillyard, Anderson, & Olsen Provides

The law office of Hillyard, Anderson, & Olsen has been providing superior legal care for Utah since the 1960s. Paving the way as one of Northern Utah’s leading law firms, we take pride in our ability to help individuals navigate through difficult as we

When Should You Start Estate Planning?

When should you start estate planning? Hint: It’s not just once you have a lot of money, assets, or when you’ve reached a certain age. You should start estate planning as soon as possible! Early estate planning can lay an important foundation for more

Creating a Business Executive Summary

When you start a business, creating your executive summary is one of the most important documents to include in your business plan. It’s important to understand what your executive summary should include and in what format. Choosing a business law atto

The Ins and Outs of Selling Your Business

There are several things to consider when selling a business. We’ll be going over some considerations to keep in mind as you begin this complex process. We hope to steer you away from some common mistakes that are made during the selling process as wel

Your Business’s Online Security

It’s a smart business move to have an updated website and it’s even more important to understand the recent privacy laws put into place to make sure you’re compliant with them. In early 2018, 50 million Facebook users’ data got hacked. You may have exp

Is Your Business ADA Compliant?

As a business, there are numerous things to be thinking about. Some of these things will include choosing a legal structure for your business, nailing down your finances, and brushing up on the Employment Laws in your area. It may be easy to overlook s