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May a lawyer ethically provide estate planning documents to the beneficiaries or heirs of a now-deceased client?
Is an in-house attorney for a Utah-based company required to obtain an in-house counsel license from the Utah State Bar if the attorney is a resident of another
Now that the Utah Rules of Professional Conduct have been altered regarding “Information About Legal Services” by deleting Rules 7.2 through 7.5 of the Utah
How are conflicts of interest between a child suffering personal injury and a parent who retains a lawyer to represent the child resolved?
Is it ethical for a personal injury law firm to advertise or solicit legal services in Utah when the firm does not have a member of its firm licensed in Utah?
May a defense attorney engage in ex parte communications with a plaintiff’s treating medical provider? This is the identical question addressed in Adv. Op. 99-
Is it a violation of the Utah Rules of Professional Conduct (the “Rules”) for a lawyer to coach a client during the client’s telephone conversation with a third
Rule 7.1 of the Utah Rules of Professional Conduct was recently amended. What firm names are appropriate under the amended Rule 7.1?
May a lawyer ethically disclose the name of her client?
May a lawyer permissibly renegotiate the terms of a flat fee agreement if, after commencing the representation, the circumstances, scope or complexity of the
What ethical duties apply to prosecutors and defense lawyers when dealing with victims in domestic violence criminal cases?
When does a representation of appointed criminal defense counsel end for purposes of Rule 4.2’s prohibition on a lawyer speaking with a represented party about
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