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Procrastination Never Helped Anyone

Everyone is guilty of procrastination from time to time. Objects of procrastination range from doing the laundry to plowing the driveway after a Salt Lake City snowstorm. We here at York Howell are no strangers to the aversion felt when it’s time organizing a sock drawer. Different consequences result from avoiding different responsibilities—some more serious…

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Celebrity Deaths Shine Light on Estate Planning

Recently, the world lost revered comedian and actor Robin Williams. This year alone, many celebrities have passed away, leaving their assets to their families and friends. While some had trusts and had done proper estate planning, others were not so prepared and their assets quickly became public knowledge. The residents in Salt Lake City can…

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Leading By Example, Teaching Children The Importance of Estate Planning

Learning proper financial habits is something that should be engrained in children while they are still young and impressionable. What they learn will serve them well in adulthood and even retirement. Teaching children beneficial financial habits while they are young can help them with asset protection and estate planning in their futures. The team at…

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Utah Woman Harmed by Toxic Cleaning Agent Thought to be Sugar

Last week, an employee of Dickey’s Barbecue Pit —a popular restaurant located in South Jordan, Utah —mistook a toxic industrial cleaning chemical for sugar and subsequently placed said chemical into her tea, thinking it was a sweetener. Jan Harding, the victim of poisoned tea, is a 67-year-old woman continues to struggle with her recovery from…

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Utah Asset Protection Laws Worth Knowing

Asset protection is an important step in sound financial planning, but laws and legal procedures often vary from state to state. For individuals living in the Salt Lake City area, there are several aspects of local law that are distinct from the rest of the nation. The most recent development in Utah came in 2013,…

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Trust York Howell With Business and Personal Estate Planning

It’s common to take the precautionary steps of asset protection to keep one’s personal wealth in the family in anticipation of death. Businesses should not be forgotten in the midst of all the preparation and protection. York Howell is here to help keep things simple and protect both business and personal wealth.   Bad business…

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Why Sound Tax Planning is Worth Your Time

Whether you live in Utah or any other state, preparing and paying taxes can be one of the most strenuous and stressful activities of the year. Tax planning can play a significant role in reducing your stress and troubles when the tax-paying season comes – not to mention it can also help reduce the amount…

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Exciting Announcement – New Real Estate Team

York Howell is thrilled to announce some very exciting news. We are pleased to welcome Paxton Guymon to our real estate division. He brings a wealth of experience in real estate law including real estate litigation matters, land use and zoning, land acquisitions and development, real estate finance, real estate transactions and much more. In…

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10 Questions to Ask

10 questions to ask your current or prospective attorney: Are you licensed to practice in any State other than Utah? Do you annually attend specialized training outside the State of Utah? Will you give me a set price for work you do before you start? Will you make any changes I want to my plan…

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