Utah Employers and Employees Have Contracts Just Like Everyone Else

Utah is an at-will employment state, meaning that “either the employer or the employee may terminate the employment for any reason (or no reason) except where prohibited by law.” This termination right, however, is not without limitation and could be modified either by written or verbal agreement. So, as with most legal rules, there are exceptions. Let’s take a look at a recent Utah Supreme Court case, Vander Veur v. Groove Entertainment Technologies to see how this plays out in real life:

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IS MY UTAH BUSINESS PARTNERSHIP IN TROUBLE?

Utah business partners: are you in trouble? Seen here mountain biking on Antelope Island, Utah

Short answer: probably. It all depends on what you mean by ‘trouble.’ Do you mean, “is my Utah business partnership about to implode (or explode!)?” If you are asking yourself that question, you probably already know the answer. Get Utah legal help IMMEDIATELY. If you mean, “are there issues with my Utah business partnership that need to be handled before they turn into legal troubles?”, then you should seek Utah legal help at your soonest convenience. Let’s go through some of the issues that you might not have thought about that could easily turn your amicable Utah business partnership into a sinking Titanic of costly litigation:

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