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May 2017

Rogers & Russell, PLLC represented a client who had been sued by a Utah Company, even though the company does not conduct business in Utah. The court found that opposing business had not properly accomplished service and improperly took a judgment because Utah lacked jurisdiction. Rogers & Russell got the judgment thrown out the case dismissed. Having an attorney that understands the litigation process and court procedural rules makes all the difference. Bellingham, LLC v. Fidelis Capital Invs. Ltd., No. 2:15CV335DAK, 2017 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 83312, at *17 (D. Utah May 31, 2017)

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March 2017

Rogers & Russell, PLLC represented a chapter 7 client in an Adversary Proceeding regarding the dischargeability of a debt under 11 U.S.C. 523(a)(2(b)(A) and/or(B). The creditor argued that our client had intentionally misrepresented certain material facts to a case. Rogers & Russell, PLLC successfully represented our client at trial and the court determined that a debt of over $50,000.00 was dischargeable. Often creditors try to bully debtors into paying debts by threatening this type of lawsuit in bankruptcy, having a competent, aggressive attorney from Rogers & Russell, PLLC makes all the difference. McKell v. Griffith (In re Griffith), 2017 Bankr. LEXIS 613

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January 2017

Rogers & Russell, PLLC represented two separate clients who owed significant debt to the IRS. Rogers & Russell negotiated a settlement wherein the IRS agreed to forgive over $345,000.00 of tax debt in one case and over $500,000.00 in the other. Having a knowledgeable and diligent attorney from Rogers & Russell, PLLC made all the difference.

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January 2017

Partner Steven M. Rogers received an AV- peer rating, the highest possible rating for an attorney ethical and legal competence through Martindale-Hubbell.

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Rogers & Russell successfully represented a client in a reorganization bankruptcy case to remove a second mortgage from a personal residence through the bankruptcy plan. The creditor asserted a value of the collateral that would prevent removal of the lien and additionally asserted that the home should be valued at the time of plan confirmation as opposed as to the petition date. Rogers & Russell, PLLC represented the client through trial in the bankruptcy court and the court ruled in favor of our client and against the creditor. Having an attorney who knows your rights and fights to protect them makes all the difference. In re Garn, 2013 Bankr. LEXIS 4381