How Can a Lawyer Help with Child Support?


A family court experience can be a trying time. Ease your burden by working with a child support attorney if support becomes an issue. Child support negotiations can be complicated enough, and high emotion can lead to unproductive meetings and poor decisions. Your child support attorney can represent the best interests of your family in a calm, professional, and […]

How can Parental Rights be removed in Utah?


What does it mean when someone has their parental rights removed from their children?  As the name may imply, that parent will no longer have the ability to do or perform any of the actions a parent will perform for their children.  Most notably this means the parent will not have the rights to see […]

My Ex Wants Custody to Avoid Child Support Payments


When reading this article lets’ assume one thing.  That is, both parents want what is best for their children and are not looking to unjustly cutback on the quality of life for their children.  When one parent is required to pay child support to another, it is supposed to be for the benefit of the […]

Do I need a Prenuptial Agreement?


A common misconception is that prenuptial agreements are only for the wealthy. However, anyone who has any personal assets, liabilities, property, or children from a previous marriage should consider a prenuptial agreement. A prenuptial agreement clarifies the financial responsibilities of each party during the marriage and the distribution of property in case of divorce or death.  […]

How to Reach a Fair Alimony Settlement with your Spouse?


Alimony is essentially a payment from one ex-spouse to another to help maintain a lifestyle that is comparable to the standard of living they had during their marriage.  Courts take several factors into account when they determine what the terms, and timeframe the alimony settlement may be.   Unlike child support, alimony settlements are not mandated by […]

A Father’s Paternity Rights Explained


According to a Pew Research Center study on the rise of new family types, 41 percent of children today are born to unwed parents. This means many unwed parents are dealing with legal issues like visitation rights, custody, child support, and more. Courts presume that children benefit from having strong relationships with both parents, so unwed fathers […]

Signs you are in an abusive relationship


Before we begin we want to bring a few items to light.  The first is that this is an emotional and touchy subject.  Secondly, we are a law firm, not a therapist or couple counseling center.  This means that we are not trying to give relationship advice, rather our goal is simple, to help you […]

Why is January – March Known as Divorce Season


Every family law firm knows one thing about this time of year.  It is the time when most divorce filings happen.  Perhaps this is news to you, or you simply have never considered if divorces have a peak time of year.  Although some reasons for a spike in filings might seem predictable, there are a […]