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Bankruptcy Updates

September 14, 2011A survey recently released by the Institute for Financial Literacy bankruptcies filed by consumers with college degrees were up 20% and bankruptcies filed by consumers earning over $60,000.00 increased by over 66%. According to Leslie E. Linfield, executive director and founder of the South Portland, Maine-based Institute for Financial Literacy, “The Great Recession …

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Collections: Getting Your Due

We have Utah attorneys who are experienced in debt collection and judgment enforcement. We can help you analyze your claim to determine whether it is worth pursuing and whether a recovery is likely. We can help in virtually every aspect of debt collection.

How Does Expungement Work in Utah?

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 an expungement is not available. The court may not expunge the following convictions:

Copyright: An Overview

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 time, although that period is quite long. Generally, for works created on or after January 1, 1978, the copyright is protected for the life of the author plus 70 years after the author’s death.

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