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Why Choose us as your Attorneys in St George Utah?

Are you looking for attorneys in St George Utah to help you with a case? At Witt Law, we specialize in four different categories: Personal Injury, Criminal Defense, Divorce and Family Law, and Estate Planning and Administration. We fondly refer to these as the Three Ugly Step-Sisters and their Trusty Uncle. Chances are good that if you are looking for a defense attorney in St George Utah you have fallen into the clutches of one of the three step-sisters.

Being involved in these types of cases can be emotionally draining, mentally challenging, and just plain stressful. If you are worried about the outcome of your case and need an attorney in St George Utah to represent you, then you are in luck.

Marshall Witt and Abraham Ivie are each well-known and trusted attorneys in St George Utah. They are familiar with the many different struggles and hardships that come from being involved with any one of the three ugly step-sisters. If you need an attorney in St George Utah on your side, we have what it takes to see you through to a brighter future.

Speaking of the future, remember the trusty uncle that we mentioned before? Witt Law’s fourth area of practice as attorneys in St George is Estate Planning and Administration, more commonly known as Wills and Trusts. It is a much more enjoyable topic of discussion than any of the stepsisters, but even so, there are a lot of important factors that have to be taken into account when dealing with estates and trusts. 

You want a professional attorney in St George Utah like those at Witt Law, who have the credentials and experience to make sure everything is done right so that when the time comes for you or your loved one to pass on to the next life, their possessions, and property can pass properly to their posterity.

There is so much at stake in any of these matters that it is too important to handle by yourself. Call our experienced attorneys in St George at Witt Law today. Call 1-800-GET-WITT to Schedule your consultation.

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Our Attorneys in St George Utah Practice Areas

Personal Injury Attorneys in St George Utah

Got Hit? … Get Witt! At 1-800-GET-WITT.

If you have been injured due to the fault of another then give us a call. Accident victims who have an experienced personal injury attorney in St George Utah on their side always get more in their pocket. This is because we know the ins and outs of the courtroom, how to conduct investigations, and properly handle and maintain evidence. Our team of attorneys in St George Utah takes on the difficult tasks of interviewing witnesses and communicating with the different insurance companies. If you have been injured by the fault of another there are things that can be done to help you, and we know them all.

We handle all kinds of personal injury cases throughout the State of Utah, including auto accidents, truck accidents, motorcycle accidents, auto-pedestrian accidents, auto-bike accidents, slip and fall, dog bites, cervical cord injury, traumatic brain injury, wrongful death, product liability, premises liability and more. Give us a call. You’ll be glad you did. If you or someone in your family have been blindsided by the ugly step-sister of personal injury and aren’t sure who to call, then just remember the phrase “Got Hit? Get Wit.”  Call 1-800-GET-WITT today.

Criminal Defense Attorneys in St George Utah

Hoping to acquit? Then you need Witt

Criminal defense cases are the second of our ugly step-sisters. We call these cases ugly because anytime you tangle with laws and justice it means that there are people who have been hurt and wronged. Additionally, due to the checks and balances in the law, criminal defense cases tend to have a lot of red tape. To the inexperienced, the courtroom can feel like an emotional labyrinth. To keep from getting lost in the maze, we recommend working with Witt Law’s experienced attorneys in St George Utah. 

Since before the official founding of our country, there has been a firm belief that everyone has a right to a fair trial. After our country was founded this ideal became cemented in law in the form of the Eighth, Ninth, and Tenth Amendments in our Bill of Rights. A few of the rights stated in these amendments for the accused are those of a public trial, an impartial jury, the right to self-representation or representation by a council (hiring an attorney), and that the punishment meted out for the crime must be proportional to the punishment. We invite you to review the Bill of Rights to see the complete list of protected rights.

We handle misdemeanor and felony cases for adults and juveniles in district and justice courts all over Southern Utah. We have years of experience in helping those who are in need of proper representation and believe that everyone deserves to be treated fairly and have the opportunity to defend themselves. If you are looking for an attorney in St George Utah to represent you in a case, we invite you to come speak with us.

We offer Free Consultations for criminal defense-related cases and also offer our criminal defense clients the option of a quoted flat fee rather than an hourly rate. A flat fee is often much less expensive and more affordable for our clients. Most people appreciate that.

If you are on the wrong side of the law, be it through the false accusation of a crime or being charged with a crime that you did, then you will want Witt Law Criminal Defense Attorneys in St George Utah to defend you. It is never a good idea to represent yourself against criminal charges, except perhaps for very minor traffic violations. Too much is at stake, and having a professional attorney in St George Utah to represent you and guide you through the process could help you avoid possible jail time, fines, probation, criminal record, etc. An experienced criminal defense attorney can almost always get you a better resolution than you could on your own. Why risk it?

At Witt Law, we specialize in the complexities of criminal law. We can not only help you to properly navigate the many different legal procedures, but we also assist in evidence gathering, witness interviews, and all other aspects of building a strong defense strategy that is tailored to your specific case. We are the firm of attorneys in St George Utah that will work tirelessly to help you have the best chance for a future. Let your voice be heard, and remember, if you are hoping to acquit, then you need Witt. 1-800-Get-WITT today.

Divorce & Family Law Attorneys in St George Utah

Do you need help with the split? Call 1-800-GET-WITT

Divorce and Family law is the third ugly step-sister, and depending on your reason for needing the services of divorce and family law attorneys in St George Utah, it is possible that you might be in a very ugly situation indeed. If so, we want you to know that we at Witt Law are sympathetic to your case, and are here to help. If you have made the difficult decision to separate from your spouse, whatever your reason, we invite you to speak with us at Witt Law. We have years of experience with divorce cases and can help you through the difficult process.

There are few things more painful and devastating to the individuals involved than a divorce. No matter how smoothly or efficiently it goes the couple, and their kids, are likely to be deeply affected by it. It is not a matter that should be considered lightly. The pain of separation is a hard one to heal from, but there are cases where abuse, violence, and emotional manipulation make staying impossible. 

Deciding to leave is beyond hard, and while our place isn’t to counsel you on whether you should stay or go, that is what marriage counselors are for, Witt Law’s attorneys in St George Utah are here to help if you have decided to go.

If you are going through a divorce, here are just a couple of ways out of the many that a divorce attorney in St George Utah can you.

  • Legal Expertise, Documents, and Advocacy in Court
    • Divorce laws and regulations vary from state to state. By getting the help of Witt Law’s Divorce Attorneys in St George Utah you can have someone on your side who can explain your legal rights and obligations and help you make sure that you are protected throughout the process. They help you prepare and present the proper paperwork. In the case that you go to court, it is good to have an attorney in St George Utah who lives close by and can be readily available to represent you and your case to the judge.
  • Objective Advice
    • It is easy to be overwhelmed or distracted by the pain, anger, and other negative emotions that get supercharged during divorce situations. Witt Law’s Attorneys in St George Utah give objective and practical advice to help you make good, and healthy decisions regarding present and future situations. 
  • Negotiation, and Mediation.
    • Fortunately, Utah law now requires parties to a divorce action to participate in mandatory mediation. So long as 1) there has been adequate disclosure of financial information, 2) the personal attendance at mediation, and 3) the assistance of an effective mediator there is a high likelihood of the case being resolved either at or within a few weeks after the mediation. In effect, that means so long as the parties cooperate reasonably well, the costs and fees can be relatively manageable.

Family law matters can often be some of the greatest challenges a person may have experienced. It’s not a good idea to go it alone. You may later regret it. We help people with cases involving parentage, separation, divorce, custody, child support, alimony, modifications, enforcement motions, protective orders, guardianships, and more. Additionally, we offer discounted prices on our initial consultations for divorce cases.

So remember, if your decision to split is legit, then call 1-800-GET-WITT.

Wills & Trusts Attorneys in St George Utah

Take care of your Wills & Trusts with Witt Law’s Attorneys in St George Utah.

Need a will or trust kit? Call 1-800-GET-WITT

Now that we’ve gone through the three ugly step-sisters, let’s take a quick look at our last area of practice. Estate Planning and Administration. When first thinking about estate planning two of the most common and important questions are “Do I need a will or a trust?” and “ What’s the difference?”

Wills are a simple document that takes effect at the time of death of the will owner. The will is an important legal document as it explains to the court and family how the deceased wished to have their property distributed to their beneficiaries after their death. 

Trusts are a more complex process where a third party (an heir, a business association, etc.) is named as the trustee. Upon the death of the trustor (the one owning the trust) the trustee becomes the immediate head of the estate and can direct the trust as they see fit.

Whether or not you need one or the other depends heavily on your situation. Give the Witt Law firm Estate Planning and Administration Attorneys in St George Utah a call for an initial consultation and Estate Planning 101, and find out what you need to do to make sure everything is set in order. We can discuss the difference between having no will, having a will, and having a complete or premium trust package. 

Both our complete and premium trust packages are presented in well-appointed binders and include the trust instrument, an exhibit of property to transfer to the trust, real estate conveyance deeds, account transfer instruction letters, disposition of personal property documents, a pour-over will, a financial power of attorney, a medical advance health care directive and a letter with easy instructions for the successor trustees. Plus, we help you complete the transfer of assets to your trust.

Remember, if you need a will or trust, don’t go to just any attorney in St George Utah. Go to Witt Law, the attorneys in St George Utah that has your best interest at heart.

If you need a will or trust kit? Call 1-800-GET-WITT

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Contact us today and get the help you deserve! Here at Witt Law we strive to give every client the best possible representation for each individual case.

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