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.
You've filed your Utah divorce papers. Now, you're waiting for the 21 days to pass to see if you can default your soon-to-be ex. If you're ex defaults, you get everything, but what do you do after the 21 days have passed? First, you file a motion for default and default certificate. Second, when the court [...]
Law school is starting and there's a new crop of 1Ls across the country. Here are the 6 lessons I wish I had known when I started law school. These lessons would have helped me make more money and help more people. Here are the six lessons: 1. No one cares where you went to law [...]