Category - Professional Services

How to choose the right estate planning attorney (thebalance.com article)

June 4, 2018

Since there is no shortage of attorneys, you need the correct approach in choosing your estate planning attorney. Expertise, experience and a good fit (both ways) are important considerations when someone is trying to determine who to retain for estate planning legal work.  A recent online article titled “How to Interview a Prospective Estate Planning […]

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Using prescriptions and legal documents intended for others are both really bad ideas!!

May 21, 2018

You may get lucky using a prescription drug intended for another person, and likewise, you may use a legal document prepared for someone else without any immediate repercussions.  But neither is a wise choice and why would you want to rely on being lucky?   If I put ten adults in a room and asked them to […]

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New Utah Law Limits Duration of Non-Compete Agreements

April 1, 2016

This new law does not outlaw non-compete agreements (as was rumored), but it does limit the duration of such agreements to 1 year. First and foremost, despite what you may have heard on the street, non-competition agreements are NOT outlawed in Utah. While it is true that some of our state legislators did try to head […]

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Angel or Devil? New book will soon be available

March 24, 2016

Each of us is both good and bad (depending on the day and circumstance).  Our life planning should reflect this reality. The new book is based on this idea, which I was first reminded of when reading a book by Tolstoy a few years ago, wherein is found the following profound statement: “Men [and women] […]

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Sushi and Professional Services

March 11, 2016

Sushi and professional services have at least one thing in common: you should expect to pay a price for the good stuff. I love sushi. Let me clarify–I love good sushi. I would venture that most people who dislike sushi have never had quality sushi. Rather, most people who say that they “hate sushi” are those […]

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$3,000 per hour (and $100 per signature)

February 14, 2016

We tend to see the “value” in medical services, but there can sometimes be a disconnect in how we view services provided by non-medical professionals. One of my family members recently visited a local doctor’s office for a “prescription maintenance” appointment. In other words, my family member needed to see the physician’s assistant (i.e. not even […]

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