A document that expresses your desires for what should happen to your personal items following your death.


  • Easy to create
  • Less expensive than a trust
  • Creditors face cutoff
  • The ability to name a Guardian
  • No transfer of property required


  • Must go through probate
  • Doesn’t transfer property upon incapacitation


A Trust is an agreement where an individual holds legal possession of funds or assets that belong to another person, the beneficiary.


  • Avoids probate
  • Good if you have property in another state
  • Immediately transfer property upon incapacity
  • Protects privacy
  • May help avoid death taxes


  • Can’t designate a guardian of children unless you have an accompanying will
  • More expensive than a will
  • More paperwork
  • Must transfer property to the trust

Estate Planning

If it has to do with estate planning we can help!.

Having a plan and being ready for the future brings a lot of piece of mind which is why we love this area of law.  At Cannon Law we have a broad range of experience when it comes to estate planning.  Here are some of the services we can help you with…
  • Adoption
  • Business Succession Planning
  • Estate Planning
  • Gifting / Planned Giving
  • Inheritance Issues
  • Probate
  • Trust Administration
  • Trusts
  • Wills

The Cannon Law

Call Today For  a FREE Consultation: 801-255-7475


We’re well versed in planning for your future.  If you are looking for help in safeguarding your family and possessions we would love to assist you.


Trust is built with consistency.  We’ve been building trust with our clients for 40 years.


When it comes to estate planning details are extremely important.  We are meticulous and thorough when preparing your trust or will.