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When securing your fee is not a priority

When securing your fee is not a priority

A recent case before the Utah Court of Appeals saw a law firm challenge a trial court’s ruling that a judgment creditor’s right to a set off takes priority over the firm’s right to rents under an assignment.  The court of appeals ultimately disagreed with the law firm’s argument that, as an assignee, the firm had priority over a judgment creditor.  The appellate court concluded that the law firm merely “stood in the shoes of its assignor,” and, because the […]