What Type of Child Custody Should I Seek? Child custody is one of the most contested matters within divorce. It’s a long-lasting decision that should be made with a firm understanding of what you are seeking and the terms that go hand in hand with it. Utah custody can be confusing, especially if it’s your first…

What if My Lawyer and Opposing Counsel Are Friends? You may notice at some point in your case, your attorney and the opposing counsel seem to be on friendly terms. While this can seem alarming, in most cases it’s completely normal. Most of us have a preconceived notion about attorneys. You think you need a…

Handling Family Events After Divorce You and your spouse divorced, but that doesn’t mean your family did. It’s likely that you still have family events together. Although they may feel awkward, attending these events can help your kids to know you still support them. Whether it’s a birthday party, school event, or family dinner, it’s important to still…

I Don’t Want to Get Divorced Divorce can be particularly painful when you want to remain married. In most cases, one party initiates the divorce even though the other party may not be agreement. You may have seen it coming for years, or it may be a complete shock to know your spouse has filed for…

Modifying a Child Support Order in Utah Have circumstances changed since your child support order was issued? Are you having trouble making payments, or if you receive support, are you having trouble making ends meet under the current arrangement? If there has been a substantial change in you or your ex’s work or living situation, the existing…

How Do You Get an Annulment in Utah? We are often asked about the legality of annulment in Utah. Marriage annulment is legally possible in our state, but only if your marriage qualifies under certain conditions. Unfortunately, most couples are not able to meet the legal requirements to have their marriages annulled, and will instead…

Who Gets What In a Divorce? During your divorce, you may wonder who gets what? How are premarital and marital assets divided? Division of Assets – A Rule of Thumb The general rule and there are always some exceptions, is that anything acquired during the marriage is marital property. General speaking, the division date for marital property is…