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Hancey Law Knowledge CenterAt Hancey Law Offices, we spend a significant amount of time researching current developments in the law that affect our clients. To help keep our clients abreast of legal trends and major legislative events that may affect them or their businesses, we distribute that information through email and through prevalent social networking options such as Facebook and Twitter.

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One-Year Limitations on Non-Compete Agreements in UtahThe Utah Legislature passed statutory restrictions on Non-Compete Agreements contained in § 34-51-201 of the Utah Code which is entitled “Post-Employment Restrictive Covenants.” In short, an employer and an employee may not enter into a restrictive non-compete agreement for a period of more than one year from the day on which the employee is no […]
Utah Uniform Power of Attorney ActThe Utah Legislature adopted the Uniform Power of Attorney Act. This significantly changed the language to be included in powers of attorney and how powers are interpreted. These changes were intended to help those relying on a power of attorney document and standardize the interpretation of the rights of a power of attorney. This provides […]
OBAMACARE’S OCTOBER 1ST NOTICE DEADLINEAs a reminder, employers are required to provide notice to their employees regarding the state healthcare exchange options by October 1, 2013.  This notice is required for most employers, even those with a staff as small as one employee as well as those who do not currently offer health care.   There are two forms […]
Pre-Construction Lien RightsIn 2011, Utah law created a new breed of lien rights, pre-construction services are entitled to lien rights.  This will include services such as: surveying, consulting, site investigation, feasibility studies, designing, contract preparation etc. There are many deadlines and nuances to this new law in order to perfect these lien rights. If you are interested […]
ESTATE PLANNING AND UPDATESHave you setup an estate plan to protect your assets and ensure that your loved ones are taken care of? If so, is your estate plan current? While many people have estate plans in place, there are many lifetime events that can create eventual problems if the estate plan is not kept current. For our […]

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