Nov 2011

A.A. v. State of Utah

Under the Termination of Parental Rights Act § 78A-6-501 through 515, a court may terminate a parent’s rights in his or her child by finding grounds for termination (e.g., parent abandoned child; parent neglected or abused child etc.) and that it is in the best interests of the child. Whether termination is in the best interests of the child

What is Preemption and How Does it Affect State Immigration Laws?

A brief analysis of preemption: what it is, and how it relates to state immigration laws and federal laws. Read More...

November 1, 2011 Utah Supreme Court Opinions

Two opinions regarding the Utah Uniform Trust Code. The Court ruled that the statute overruled a prior case that required a settlor of a living trust to strictly comply with the language of the trust document. Read More...