Our Legal Services

Since the 1960′s, the law office of Hillyard, Anderson & Olsen has dedicated its practice to counseling and aiding individuals as well as businesses of Utah and southern Idaho. Hillyard, Anderson & Olsen assists individuals through both difficult and exciting aspects of life. Hillyard, Anderson & Olsen is recognized as one of the leading law firms in northern Utah and has created a successful foundation and reputation of excellence in the practice of law based on the quality of its attorneys, staff and most importantly, its representation of you, the client.

While Hillyard, Anderson & Olsen assists clients in all areas of civil and commercial litigation, personal injury, family law and criminal defense, personal, business or physical trauma is not prerequisite to securing our services.

For example, innovative entrepreneurs and business owners can become more successful through utilization of our legal services in careful business planning, contract drafting, tax planning, and business growth. Also, concerned parents can be confident that the unique and special emotional and financial needs of their children and other successors will be met through Hillyard Anderson & Olsen’s estate planning practice. (Please see our Practice Areas page or click here for a complete list of services.)

The attorneys and staff at Hillyard, Anderson & Olsen are dedicated and hard-working with the depth of knowledge and experience needed to be successful in the practice of law. Hillyard, Anderson & Olsen has also continued to expand its business and hire the next generation of attorneys and staff who are dedicated to perpetuating the firm’s reputation and tradition of excellence in the practice of law.

To find out more information on how we can better serve you and represent your legal needs, please contact our firm for a consultation.

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Estate Planning Update

Estate Tax Law Change

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

IS YOUR ESTATE PLANNING ADEQUATE NOW THAT THE LAW HAS CHANGED? EVERYONE SHOULD RE-EVALUATE THEIR SITUATION! Congress has changed the estate tax laws pursuant to the Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, providing newer and simpler options for many estates. The law may affect your estate plan; and, if you have not yet put such a [...]

Summary of Major Changes to Transfer Taxes in 2013 from the 2012 Taxpayer Relief Act

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Please see the below summary of major changes to transfer taxes in 2013 from the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (2012 Taxpayer Relief Act): Tax Rate. The maximum estate, gift, and GST tax rate is 40 percent. Estate and Gift Tax Applicable Exclusion Amount. The applicable exclusion amount for estate and gift taxes is [...]

Business and Succession Planning

Monday, March 21st, 2011

Business and Succession Planning Something that I have learned over the years in working with small business owners and with clients’ estate planning is that very often these areas overlap. One of the most common deficiencies is not having a current buy-sell agreement between the owners of a business. The purpose of such an agreement [...]


Blog of Utah Laws & Information

HAO Attorney Acquires Judgeship

Wednesday, September 18th, 2013

Governor Appoints Brian G. Cannell to the First Judicial District SALT LAKE CITY – Governor Gary R. Herbert has appointed Brian G. Cannell to fill a vacancy on the First District Court bench. “Brian obtained a wealth of knowledge while practicing law within Utah’s private sector,” said Governor Herbert. “I have no doubt that he [...]

Estate Tax Law Change

Sunday, May 5th, 2013

IS YOUR ESTATE PLANNING ADEQUATE NOW THAT THE LAW HAS CHANGED? EVERYONE SHOULD RE-EVALUATE THEIR SITUATION! Congress has changed the estate tax laws pursuant to the Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012, providing newer and simpler options for many estates. The law may affect your estate plan; and, if you have not yet put such a [...]

Summary of Major Changes to Transfer Taxes in 2013 from the 2012 Taxpayer Relief Act

Wednesday, February 6th, 2013

Please see the below summary of major changes to transfer taxes in 2013 from the American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 (2012 Taxpayer Relief Act): Tax Rate. The maximum estate, gift, and GST tax rate is 40 percent. Estate and Gift Tax Applicable Exclusion Amount. The applicable exclusion amount for estate and gift taxes is [...]

The Attorneys

Lyle Hillyard

Lyle Hillyard

Family Law, Personal Injury, Criminal Defense

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Gary Anderson

Gary Anderson

Business Law, Estate Planning, Pension Plans, Civil Litigation

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Herm Olsen

Herm Olsen

Personal Injury, Municipal Law, Criminal Defense, Collections

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Dale Siler

Dale Siler

Business Law, Commercial Law, Estate Planning, Tax Law, Real Estate

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R. Christian Hansen

R. Christian Hansen

Criminal Defense, Family Law, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation

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Jonathan M. Nash

Jonathan M. Nash

Civil Litigation, Business Law, Personal Injury, Family Law

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Monica Nelson Howard

Monica Nelson Howard

Estate Planning, Business Planning, Taxation, Family Law

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Ashley E. Bown

Ashley E. Bown

Civil Litigation, Family Law, Adoption, Criminal Law, Juvenile Law, Real Estate

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