Attorney Fees Are Terrible! Why Do I Have to Pay For Someone Else’s Bad Behavior?
The general rule in our American system of justice is that each party to a lawsuit bears the costs of their own attorney fees. However, in certain circumstances, Utah courts have the ability to shift that burden to the other party. Generally, those examples include situations where attorney fee recovery is provided for by statute…Read More
“No-pets” Clauses in Utah: Can I Evict my Tenant when his Emotional Support Animal Violates our Lease Agreement?
Over 62% of households in the United States include a pet. Pets have been shown to have a calming influence on people, decrease blood pressure, and even lower cholesterol. Alan M. Beck & Aaron H. Katcher, Between Pets and People: The Importance of Animal Companionship 7 (Purdue U. Press 1996). In recent decades, the concept…Read More