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…

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…

Child Support in Utah 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…

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…

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…

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…

The signs are more subtle than you think. 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,…

Did you know divorce season is upon us? 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…