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Pursuing damages from an uninsured motorist?

This week my wife and I were rear-ended while at a stop light. The other driver was uninsured and was put in handcuffs and taken away by the police because they thought she was also intoxicated. I ...
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Is it illegal to impersonate a store employee?

For Halloween my coworkers and I are dressing in blue shirts and khakis and wearing fake name tags we made that look just like ones worn by employees at a certain popular store. We are just wearing ...
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My mom was homeless for 20 years; now has no legal identity

This is a real-world scenario but based on the theoretical question posted here: What documents and testimony establish identity and what happens if they're lost? My mother has a real problem in ...
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I recently had friends stay with me for the weekend with their dogs and the property manager threatened to evict me

I own my home. But I rent the land via a mobile home community. Our lease with the Lot states we can have dogs. We have 2 approved dogs. While we're renovating our home our contractor friend stayed ...
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What are the circumstances that require disclosure of an old legal name, when the name change case has been sealed?

I've previously had my name changed in a district court in the state of Utah. The case was filed as an adult name change and the case itself was order sealed by the judge who heard it. All of my ...
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Do insurance companies have legal obligations to help their clients?

I was t-boned in a parking lot in Utah. I have Allstate insurance. The police came and gathered insurance information from both parties and gave each of us copies. I believe they later made a ...
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Life insurance and taxes: Does a sole beneficiary need to tell other heirs? (Utah)

Situation Updated A sibling died. There are several heirs. One heir was named the sole beneficiary of a life insurance policy, who received and deposited the check. There is no will or other ...
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Intestate succession in Utah: Parent and Siblings

Joe owned a home. He died without a will. His survivors are a mother and six siblings. Do I understand correctly that the mother inherits everything and the siblings nothing? Here is a link to the UT ...
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What happens if my spouse won't attend court for divorce procedure?

Going through divorce process with my wife, she signed the notice and acknowledgment of receipt but she refuse to attend divorce proceedings, arguing that the documents I filled using online divorce ...
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My tenant signed the lease renewal, but I have not signed yet, can I terminate the lease?

My tenant signed the lease renewal agreement starting June 1st, but I have not signed it yet. The tenant has not paid May's rent yet and has been in violation a few times in the past. I would like to ...
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Moving from NJ to NM, buying a car in UT or ID on way to NM, how to make titling and registration work?

I currently live in New Jersey and will be moving to New Mexico at the end of the summer. My parents live in Utah and in-laws in Idaho. We will be driving to visit them on our way to New Mexico. ...
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Max amount pay in small claims court when sued for $500?

I am being taken to small claims court in Utah for $500. If I was to lose what is the worst case situation? It sounds like I might have to pay the $100 filling fee. Is that true? Would I have to also ...
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Is it illegal for my landlord to lie to me?

My landlord has lied to me multiple times and I have proof that he has lied. Is that illegal? I live in Utah. If so, could you please direct me to the law that says it is illegal?
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If a used car buyer backs out of buying a car do I have to return the deposit even if i didn't explicitly say it is “nonrefundable”?

I have a person who said they were going to buy a car from me on craigslist. Then 3 days later he backed out. He is now threatening to sue me since I won't give him his $500 deposit back. His only ...
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Can multiple states demand income tax from an LLC?

We are a Utah LLC providing SAAS (software as service) on cloud available to all US market. Wisconsin Dept of Rev. has assessed our LLC for partnership income tax, because they claim our company has ...
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Can I rent a unit out that has already been paid for by a past tenant? [closed]

This situation is occurring in Utah, USA. I rented a unit to a young couple in the middle of January this year on a month-to-month contract. They paid a full month rent and the prorating was going to ...
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How legally enforceable is this “opt-out” practice

I received an email from my bank a couple days ago that really has me floored, and I question how it can be legal. The email itself was a short blurb similar to the "We've updated our terms of service"...
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Are there laws requiring the release of PII to participate in wall climbing in Utah?

I've been climbing climbing walls for over a decade. It's a lot of fun. But after moving to Utah recently, I find myself at a bit of an impasse. I can't find any place around here that has a ...
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Can a police officer ban a person from a public park?

Can a Utah police officer ban a person from a public park even if the person is only suspected of breaking the Law?
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Buying a Gun for a Californian

I am a California native, currently attending school in Utah, and have been considering getting a Concealed Carry License as a non-resident of the State. In doing research, however, it appears that, ...
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How do I dispute a correction after buying a car that was not as advertised?

I recently bought a 2014 Toyota Prius c in Ogden, Utah, USA. It was listed on the dealership's site and sold to me as a Prius c Four, which is the high-end trim with features like a reverse camera, ...
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Meaning of “The right to disclaim property or an interest therein is barred by…”?

I am reading Utah Probate Code, 75-2-801 Disclaimer of property interests -- Time -- Form -- Effect -- Waiver and bar -- Remedy not exclusive -- Application. Can someone state in plain English the ...
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Litigation Asset protection: Should I hold equity in my home or rental property?

I currently own a house (which has a significant mortgage) and a residence which I rent out (which I have almost paid off). The equity in my rental unit is a key part of my retirement savings. I own ...
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Can my teacher require minors to apply for a quote to complete an assignment?

My teacher gave us an assignment where we need to compare auto insurance plans from different companies. It needs to be based off what we need/want. This sounds impossible to do without getting a ...
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Rear Ended someone who was ticketed for not having a valid license?

I rear ended someone who was ticketed for not having a valid license. Am I responsible for paying for the damage on his car? I was also ticketed for the rear-end.
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Do I have to pay sales tax in Utah for freelance programming?

I have a client in Utah whom I provide freelance programming services for. I am unsure if this kind of service requires me to charge sales tax for it based on the "Taxable Transactions" section in the ...
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Can you collect lottery winnings if you live in a state that does not participate?

I live in a state that does not participate in the lottery (Powerball, Mega, etc). If I drive over to another neighboring state that does participate, buy a lottery ticket, and win, is there anything ...
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Practical difference between physical custody and visitation?

Q: What is the ACTUAL or practical difference between Physical Custody and Visitation (or Parent Time)? For divorcing couples in Utah who have children, Joint Legal and Physical Custody can be ...
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Family trust but probate (informal or formal?) needed

(Based on @ohwillieke's answer, I've updated this to clarify the facts) Family trust: was set up by parents as a revocable living trust. had "upon death" instructions to transfer all to beneficiary #...
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Timing of disclaimers for an inheritance vs. an interest in a trust? (USA)

Context Update The context is a trust and beneficiaries who disclaimed earlier did so to help another beneficiary. The ones who want to disclaim now also want to do so to help the same beneficiary. ...
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Is it illegal for my landlord to endanger the life of my emotional support animal?

My landlord came and did a carpet cleaning, but did not notify me in advance. Luckily I was there to remove my dog, an emotional support animal, from the premises in order to ensure she wouldn't get ...
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Reward for lost phone contractually binding?

I lost my phone and logged into the remote Android manager to have a message appear on the display: I will pay $50 to whoever returns this phone to me. The next day, the stranger that found it ...
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Are there any Utah, USA laws about landlords providing fire extinguishers or other fire suppression?

I recently had a problem with a faulty light switch that had me worried about my townhome having an electrical fire. When I contacted the housing manager about it, he fixed the faulty switch, but told ...
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Must an AirBNB place be disinfected or sanitized prior to checkin?

I recently stayed at an AirBNB in Utah County, and have reason to believe the cleaning staff did not apply disinfectant where necessary prior to my entering the property. Is this a health code ...
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Can someone living with a felon keep a stun gun in the house in Utah?

I'm looking to get a stun gun for personal safety reasons, but I'm not sure if I can without moving out, since I live with a convicted felon. I live in Southern Utah. What are the restrictions on ...
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If I purchase an AR-15 in Washington and move to Utah, would I be able to bring the firearm?

I currently live in Washington state. I am planning on moving to Utah fairly soon. A friend of mine would like to sell me their AR-15 rifle. I can't find any information outlining the restrictions on ...
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Employer-mandated participation in self-help meetings with strong pseudo-science and religious undertones

My employer has started a 7-week series of classes, to which all employees currently on the clock are expected to attend. We are paid for the time the same as if we had been working. The self-help ...
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I got hit twice by different drivers

A couple of months ago my car got hit while parked, causing a small dent. I got the other person's insurance information but didn't file the claim until last week. The other person's insurance ...
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Hit by two different drivers [duplicate]

Couple of months my car got hit while parked , I got the other persons insurance information and I took forever to fail the claim til last week. The other person insurance too full liability, but I ...