It is not uncommon for us to meet with a client whose spouse was responsible for paying debts, making investments, arranging for insurance and paying the taxes, but has become incapacitated or passed away. The well spouse is left to deal with the emotions of losing their partner, whether that is due to incapacitation…Details
Kimball B. Forbes, MCD, co-owner of Advanced Hearing & Balance Specialists Probably the most frequent complaint we hear as hearing and balance specialists from our male patients is that their wife mumbles when she talks. Of course, women don’t generally mumble when they speak and they are not generally cranky, but most men with this…Details
I am the Trustee of a Trust or Personal Representative of an Estate – What Are My Responsibilities and Obligations?
Phillip G. Gubler and Thomas J. Bayles, Attorneys at Law When someone becomes incapacitated or passes away, you may find yourself in charge of administering a trust, or the decedent’s estate. You may have been nominated as successor trustee through a Trust, the personal representative (executor) through a Will, or the court may have…Details
St. George, Utah, October 30, 2015 — The October Students of the Month recipients were recently honored by the St. George Exchange Club. The St. George Exchange Club sponsors the Student of the Month Program, which honors one student from the area high schools each month. This program recognizes the students’ accomplishments in academics, service…Details
Kevin Simister, senior partner, Hawkins Orem, Utah, October 23, 2015 – Hawkins Cloward & Simister, one of Utah’s leading professional services and advisory CPA firms, today announced that it has changed its name to Hawkins. The firm’s full service retirement plan division will be known as Hawkins Retirement. In conjunction with the name change,…Details
Spencer Stirland, Au.D Advanced Hearing and Balance is pleased to introduce to you the newest member of our team, Dr. Spencer Wm. Stirland. Dr. Stirland was raised in Salt Lake City, Utah where his parents were both teachers. Both his father and mother instilled in him the love for teaching. He admired his parents…Details
Phillip G. Gubler and Thomas J. Bayles, Attorneys at Law Most of us have a basic understanding of Wills and Probate but sometimes that knowledge is as basic as Wills are good, Probate is bad. While there is some validity to that thought process, here are a few misconceptions: If I die without a will,…Details
Jacob Burrows, Au.D., Doctor of Audiology Untreated hearing loss has serious emotional and social consequences for older persons, according to a major new study by The National Council on the Aging (NCOA). The study was conducted by the Seniors Research Group, an alliance between NCOA and Market Strategies, Inc. James Firman, EdD, president and CEO…Details
St. George, UT, AUG 24, 2015 — Tonaquint Networks has announced construction of its fiber to-the-home gigabit network build out of St. George with plans to offer the network to all residential and business properties within the City. Tonaquint Networks is the first fiber optic network in St. George to deliver a fiber-to-the-home data connection…Details
My children are irresponsible and cannot handle money. What can I do to insure they will not waste their inheritance?
Phillip G. Gubler and Thomas J. Bayles, Attorneys at Law My children are irresponsible and cannot handle money. What can I do to insure they will not waste their inheritance? You worked hard all your life, lived frugally, saved money and invested wisely. As you start the estate planning process, you may have concerns related…Details