Get If Utah Child Protective Services or the Utah Division of Child and Family Services comes to your door to ask you questions, you have a problem. My advice is this: Don't talk to them without an attorney present. So, tell them you'd be happy to speak with them, but you'll need to schedule a time [...]
Here's a tip for law students and young attorneys looking for a law firm job. When you give a potential employer your resume, attach a one-page marketing plan that is specifically tailored to that potential employer. The marketing plan is what you will do to make that employer money, i.e., how you'll significantly increase firm revenues. [...]
Turns out attorneys who use jargon/legalese are often doing so because they're insecure. Using legalese is more about the attorney trying to sound smart than about communicating clearly with clients or the court. So, here's a hint for those looking to hire a divorce attorney: If the attorney uses legalese and you can't understand what the [...]
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You're in a deposition, or at trial, and the attorney asks you a question. Problem is you don't know what the attorney's actually asking. Look, it happens. It happens a lot. Attorneys should be very good at asking questions because that's our job, but, often, we're not. Attorney questions can be long-winded and complex and hard [...]
I often give tips of clients about how to testify at trial or at a deposition. And, sometimes, they don't follow my advice and get jumbled up during their testimony. I'm here to tell you that's okay. I've now had the opportunity to testify a few times at trial, and it's not easy. I tend to [...]
Depositions can be scary. It's like testifying at trial, but the judge isn't there to keep the lawyers at bay. Here are some tips that can help you if you're going through a deposition in Utah. https://youtu.be/dUVUqC9A_PU Call Brown Law If you find yourself facing a Utah divorce or paternity situation, please call 801.685.9999 for an in-person [...]
Being a divorce attorney is stressful and often difficult. Sometimes, you do things and then realize you were a jerk. Usually, you have the opportunity to apologize and make things better. And, sometimes, you don't. My most embarrassing moment as a divorce attorney stemmed from an opposing party not showing up to mediation. I had driven [...]
Someone asked me if I get depressed working as a divorce attorney listening to so many people tell me about their broken marriages. The answer is, yes, sometimes. It gets to me. Not often, but it does. I can't help but be moved by the stories people tell me every day. Usually, I can deal well [...]
I have accumulated a lot of good divorce stories over the years. This one, about serving a lady with divorce papers, is one of my favorites. https://youtu.be/gR3o_VNhuPU Call Brown Law If you find yourself facing a Utah divorce or paternity situation, please call 801.685.9999 for an in-person consultation, or use our online scheduling tool.