Have you ever heard of the phrase “pit bull” attorney? Perhaps you have heard someone say that they want an attorney who is a “pit bull”.  Undoubtedly when someone says this they mean that they want an attorney who isn’t afraid to fight for their rights.  Images arise in their head of someone going after…

How will a criminal conviction affect my custody case? Family courts have traditionally been charged to make a decision that will be in the best interest of the child or children.  This means that they have a lot of discretion and power in child custody cases.  When parents become ex-spouses it can sometimes be difficult…

Utah Residents Cite the Most Common Reasons for a Divorce Utah residents cite the most common reasons for a divorce Whether you have been married and in a relationship for just a few years, or decades you know that couples can have their ups and downs.  Although the overall rate of divorce has recently decreased,…

How to Protect Your Family Business During a Divorce? You may have noticed that one of the largest headlines this year in business news was the divorce of Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos.  After a 25 year marriage, the Amazon founder and CEO recently agreed on a divorce settlement.  The total settlement comes in at a…

How to Live After a Divorce A divorce is generally regarded as one of life’s most difficult and stressful events.  Even if a divorce happens on mutual terms, it is a change that comes with its own set of challenges.  Each divorce is just as unique as the individuals who were married.  Perhaps it was…

Can I Reduce or Cancel Child Support in Utah? The Office of Recovery Services (ORS) is an agency located within the Utah Department of Human Services. Within ORS, Child Support Services (CSS) is responsible for collecting child and medical support.  They offer a wide range of services designed to help both children and parents dealing…

Child Custody Safety Exchange Zones Police and sheriff’s departments across the country are setting up safe exchange zones, where child custody exchanges can occur under video surveillance to ensure the safety of all parties involved. Below is a list of safe exchange zones located in the area. WEBER COUNTY: Roy City Police Department 5051 South 1900 West Roy,…

How to Handle Co-Parenting with a Difficult Ex Sometimes marriages end on mutual terms and relatively free from drama.  In ideal situations, people can obtain a divorce cordially.  Perhaps being able to walk away wishing the best for their ex-spouse.  In other cases, divorce can be an ugly thing filled with anger and resentment.  This…

How to Avoid a Divorce Affecting your Career Think back about how you felt when you were first getting married.  As a hopeful couple with lots of great plans ahead, you probably never thought divorce would be in the future.  However, time can surprise us and relationships can change for the worse.  It may come…

What can I do if my Utah Divorce Settlement is Unfair? The weeks following the initial breakup from marriage is typically one of the most trying times a person can go through.  It is common for people to feel a huge range of emotions such as, confusion, sadness, shock, and even anger.  Although it may…