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Understanding Modification Cases in Utah. Modification litigation is a fairly common form of family law…

How is Spousal Support Calculated? Spousal support is essentially the same term as alimony, although…

What can I do if my spouse hid marital assets? Family courts are here to…

How long will my Divorce Take? It is important to keep in mind that no…

Everything a Step Parent Needs to Know about Adopting a Child In many family dynamics,…

Can I Withhold Visitation if my Ex-Spouse Doesn’t Pay Child Support? Many parents that have…

How does a Divorce affect my Will? Family law cases usually take a large toll…

How to Deal with Property Foreclosure in a Divorce It’s already tough enough to face…

How Can a Lawyer Help with Child Support? A family court experience can be a…

How can Parental Rights be removed in Utah? What does it mean when someone has…

Child Support in Utah When reading this article lets’ assume one thing.  That is, both…

Do I need a prenuptial agreement? A common misconception is that prenuptial agreements are only…

How to Reach a Fair Alimony Settlement with your Spouse? Alimony is essentially a payment…

A Father’s Paternity Rights Explained According to a Pew Research Center study on the rise…

The signs are more subtle than you think. Before we begin we want to bring…

Did you know divorce season is upon us? Every family law firm knows one thing…

Start the New Year Right With a Shared Custody Schedule Divorced parents often have trouble…

How Can Meditation Help You During a Divorce? Divorce can leave us feeling lost, abandoned,…

When you pass on, your estate may have to go through a court process to…

How You Can Officially Adopt Your Stepchild As the step-parent of a child, you likely…

Need Help with Alimony? Get Help from a Spousal Support Lawyer Spousal support, or alimony,…

7 Ways to Prepare for Divorce Divorce is a daunting process that can seem overwhelming…

Understanding Postnuptial Agreements What is a Postnuptial Agreement? A postnuptial agreement is a written and…

10 Most Common Reasons for Divorce Being in a healthy relationship is hard work, and…

How Much Does a Utah Divorce Really Cost? Many people want the bottom line.  How much…

Should I Get a Prenup? Did you recently become engaged? Are you planning a wedding…

It’s the Divorce Time of the Year It’s that time of year. January has unofficially…

Deck the Halls with Divorce As the song goes, “It’s the most wonderful time of…

Giving Thanks for Divorce As Thanksgiving draws nearer we reflect on our lives, the things…

My Divorce is Final: What Do I Do Now? Your divorce has been finalized. It may…

Co-Parenting With a Ghost Parenting with a co-parent that’s scarcely there can be downright spooky, possibly making…

Filing First: Is There a Benefit to Being the Petitioner? The person who makes the…

What Is a “Simple” Utah Divorce? Often potential clients call and think they just need…

Should I Hire a Divorce Attorney or Do It Myself? It seems that often people…

Getting Divorced: How to Break the News to Your Parents If divorce is the right choice for…

What Type of Child Custody Should I Seek? Child custody is one of the most contested…

What if My Lawyer and Opposing Counsel Are Friends? You may notice at some point…

How to Find the Right Utah Divorce Attorney At the first sign of divorce, you may…

The Burton Law Firm Success Rate It’s not uncommon for a client or potential client…

The Value of Compromise During Divorce I won’t sugarcoat it, divorce is hard. It is driven…

Am I Ready for Divorce? There are many positions you can take in divorce, depending on…

How to Derail Your Attorney (part 4 of 4) In the three previous articles we…

How to Derail Your Attorney (part 3 of 4) Continuing our 4-part series, the following…

How to Derail Your Attorney (part 2 of 4) The following are some more ways you…

How to Derail Your Attorney (Part 1 of 4) Take a moment to think about…

What Happens if My Ex Files Bankruptcy? You may panic if you receive a bankruptcy…

How to Co-Parent Successfully Good co-parenting requires both parties to have their children’s best interest in…

How NOT to Co-Parent Co-parenting can be a difficult adjustment, for both yourself and your children….

Handling Family Events After Divorce You and your spouse divorced, but that doesn’t mean your family…

How to Handle Religious Differences with Your Ex-Spouse Even if you and your spouse maintained…