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Understanding DUI's

  Driving under the influence of alcohol or other intoxicants is illegal in all 50 states. The best way to beat a DUI is to avoid putting yourself in the situation of being intoxicated and operating a vehicle. If you are charged with a DUI the Attorneys at Larsen Law Firm in Utah County can help. We have provided some steps you can take below to avoid receiving a DUI and better understanding a DUI charge.    Avoid Avoid driving under the influence. The blood alcohol concentration is 0.08 is the legal limit before being charged with a DUI. This limit is the same for all 50 states.    Know your Limits Everyone has a different amount of alcohol they can consume before becoming intoxicated
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Getting your Kids through a Divorce

  A divorce can be stressful not only for the couple going through the divorce process, but for the kids that are involved as well. Larsen Law Firm in Provo can provide you with a Divorce Lawyer to help you go through the process of getting divorced. As a parent you will be the one to help your kids through the process. Below are some steps you can take with you kids to help them through this confusing time in their lives.    Minimize Minimize what you give the children to cope with. While most kids are resilient and seem to handle the situations placed before them, it will be hard for them emotionally. Try and make the situation as easy and comfortable as possible for them. Make the div
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Tips for Co-Parenting

  When children are involved in a divorce there will often be a custody hearing or agreement to follow. When going through the custody process you can rely on Larsen Law Firm in Provo to provide you with an experienced Custody Lawyer. Listed below are some steps you as a parent can take to help ease the process when co-parenting with your ex-spouse.    Acceptance  Accepting the situation you are in will make the co-parenting process easier. Having a cooperative relationship when it comes to custody with your ex will ease the process not only for you, but for your children as well. Being cooperative will show your children how to handle a tough situation maturely.    Do Your Best Now t
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How to Deal with a Dog Bite

An important thing to remember is that not all dogs are friendly. If dogs feel threatened or scared they will revert back to natural instincts and do what they need to do to protect themselves. If you are a victim of a dog bite, Larsen Law Firm, your local Provo Attorney, can help. Below are some steps you should take if this unfortunate event does occur.    Find the Owner It is crucial you identify the dog and its owner after the bite has occurred. The owners will be able to tell you if the dog has been suffering from rabies and if you will need to get the required rabies shots. Make sure you gather names, addresses, and witnesses of everyone involved in the event of a dog bite. Having t
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Coping with a Divorce

  If you and your spouse have decided that divorce is the best option for you and your family, you are not alone. Over fifty percent of all Americans go through a Divorce during sometime in their lives. Our Divorce Lawyers at Larsen Law Firm in Provo can help you go through this challenging process. Below are some steps to take when trying to cope with the divorce process.    It’s OK to Feel Different Don’t beat yourself up about how you feel or how your feelings differ from your ex-spouse. Going through the divorce process is emotionally exhausting. There is a lot of change occurring in your life and it is normal to experience a rollercoaster of emotions regarding the past and the fu
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What to do After a Car Accident

Car accidents are often scary, unexpected, and life altering. It is important to know exactly what to do if this situation happens to you. Larsen Law Firm in Provo, Utah has experienced and knowledgeable attorneys to help you get through a personal injury claim due to a car accident. We want to make sure you are taken care of, no matter what the situation. We have provided you with some steps to follow to help you if a car accident does occur.   Stay at the Scene It is important to not leave the scene of an accident. Whether you were the cause of the accident or not, criminal penalties will occur if you leave. You need to be there in order to provide evidence and support to those involved
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Tips for a Smooth Adoption Transition

  Adopting a child is an exciting time for you and the adopted child. Often times there can be a whirlwind of change and emotions from fellow family members and of course the adopted child. Our Provo Adoption Lawyers are more than qualified to help make the adoption process as smooth, stress free and enjoyable for you, the adopting parent. While we help you get through the court processes of adoption we have also provided some steps to take to provide for a smooth adoption transition.    Birth Parents  It can sometimes be difficult or even awkward to meet with the birth parents, but you should be open to the possibility of meeting up now or in the future. Your adopted child will soon ha
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Examples of Felonies and Misdemeanors

  Often times it is difficult to understand the difference between a misdemeanor and a felony. It all comes down to time of incarceration. A misdemeanor carries a maximum punishment of 12 months incarceration, or jail time. Felonies are crimes that receive punishment in excess of 12 months incarceration. Larsen Law Firm provides knowledgeable and experienced criminal attorneys in Provo, Utah. We want you to better understand the differences between felonies and misdemeanors as well as the levels of severity of the crime committed.    Assault  This can contain multiple levels of severity depending on the type of assault committed. In the case of assault, threatening to cause harm to a pe
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Benefits of Choosing Adoption

When you adopt a child, you are doing a wonderful thing. The experience of adopting a child is a positive one but there are many legal processes that will need to take place when going through an adoption. Your adoption lawyer in Provo can help make the transition as smooth as possible by handling the legal side of things. If you are unsure of whether or not to adopt, keep reading for some of the benefits of choosing adoption. Birth Mother Giving up a child is never an easy thing to do but if the birth mother has decided to go the route of adoption, their decision must be supported. Whether they feel they cannot support the child or are simply not ready, they know that there is someone out t
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How to win a Custody Battle

  Going through with a custody battle can be difficult. The stress of going to court and doing what is best for your child can be too much to handle on your own. We at Larsen Law Firm in Provo, Utah have custody attorneys that can help you with every step of your custody court case. Below are some steps that you as a parent can take to help you win your custody battle.    Take Action Depending on if you are the mother or the father, whomever takes the initiative to take the other to court will have an advantage in the judge’s eyes. By acting first you show the want for your child to be in your custody and that you are responsible enough to take the appropriate actions to do so.    Pa
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