Will I Lose Custody for lack of Child Support Payment? Child support is an argumentative issue between divorcing parents. But once the court has ordered you to pay support, you are legally bound by this directive and must make all the payments until the order is terminated or modified. If you should not, there can…

Parental Rights Termination FAQ There are many responsibilities and rights to anyone who has a child. Parents have the obligatory responsibility to provide food, water, shelter, healthcare, and entertainment to their children. Education and religion are also important decisions that parents have the right to make for their children. These rights and responsibilities and how…

What if Your Ex-Spouse Tries to Sabotage your Summer Plans? It is not unheard of that one particular ex-spouse may be challenging to work with after a divorce and custody agreements have been made. Legal documents such as custody orders or parenting plans are designed to address information, so there is no confusion. Perhaps one…

How Does Domestic Violence Affect Child Custody? Research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveals that one in three women in Utah will experience domestic violence, compared to one in four nationwide. Domestic violence is a severe problem that more people than just the victims. Each state implements laws to protect children from…

How Parents can Share Visitation During COVID-19 This coronavirus outbreak is still ongoing; some medical professionals say that we should expect more cases in the coming months. While most a hopeful for the new vaccinations, many understand that it will not be readily accessible to the general population for quite some time. COVID-19 has resulted…

How Does The Pandemic Change Visitation? We all know that visitation rights and times can be a confusing and sensitive topic, and that is without the added complications that come from being in a global pandemic. It is essential to keep in mind that this isn’t just new territory for parents, but the courts. Allow…

Grandparent Visitation Rights The relationship between grandparents and grandchild can be one of happiness, generosity, respect, and joy. However, sometimes events such as a parent’s death or divorce can alter relationships. After an event like this, the child’s parent can block any further contact with grandparents, who may in turn take legal action to maintain…

Family Law During COVID-19 The COVID-19 stay at home order has gone and people are now rampant and raiding all their favorite hangouts. Social distancing is now basically nonexistent and even though most businesses ask for people to wear masks, there are still a lot of people not wearing masks, some of these even being…

Parenting Plans in Utah In case you’re a parent who is petitioning for legal separation, it’s imperative to get a temporary parenting arrangement set up. Truth be told, an impermanent parenting plan is fundamental with regards to ensuring your inclinations and saving your privileges as a parent. What’s a Temporary Parenting Plan? Like other impermanent…

Custody Cases in Utah with a Criminal Record Having criminal charges on a person’s record can bring many unique challenges to someone’s life.  For those who have a record, or know someone who does, you are probably familiar with the obstacles a felony or misdemeanor can bring, even after that person has served time or…