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Welcome to the Utah Law section of FindLaw's State Law collection. This section contains user-friendly summaries of Utah laws as well as citations or links to relevant sections of Utah's official online statutes. Please select a topic from the list below to get started.

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  • Pain and Suffering Damages in Utah
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    Article explaining the meaning and purpose of "pain and suffering" damages in injury lawsuits, which are awarded to plaintiffs for claims of emotional distress and physical pain.

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    Note: While Utah passed a new law on March 25, 2019 prohibiting abortions past the 18-week mark (with an unspecified enactment date), it was blocked by a preliminary injunction in federal court. The courts can delay implementation of the law during t...

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    Getting injured is never a pleasant experience, whether it's a bruised elbow or a compound fracture, but getting injured because of another party's negligence (or even intentional act) adds insult to injury. Fortunately, the law is on your side. Welc...

  • Utah Adoption Laws
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    Basics of Utah's laws and procedures regarding the adoption process, including who is eligible to adopt and the age which a child may decide on the adoption.

  • Utah Adverse Possession Laws
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    Overview of Utah's adverse possession law, which allows individuals to gain legal title to an otherwise underutilized portion of property after seven years.

  • Utah Annulment and Prohibited Marriage Laws
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    Each state regulates marriage and the types of marriages it will acknowledge for the benefits and responsibilities that come from being a married couple. Some marriages are prohibited and are void from the beginning, without any need to divorce . Oth...

  • Utah Antitrust Laws
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    The basics of Utah's antitrust laws, which are intended to foster competition and more choices for consumers by discouraging certain mergers and acquisitions.

  • Utah Asbestos Regulations
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    The basics of how Utah regulates the handling, removal, and disposal of materials containing asbestos, a once commonly used substance known to cause serious illnesses.

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    Welcome to FindLaw's section covering the business-related laws and regulations of Utah, with authoritative and legalese-free explanations of laws that keep businesses in checks while protecting consumers and employees. In this section, you will find...

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    Capital punishment, also known as “the death penalty,” is a legal sentence for a number of crimes under Utah’s criminal statutes. Utah has executed over 50 people in its history, but only seven since the Supreme Court reinstated the death penalty in ...

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