Celebrating Halloween During COVID-19 This Halloween, most families likely won’t be trick-or-treating with their kids, instead deciding to stay at home to avoid the risk of exposure to COVID-19. Halloween is typically a very social time with parties, trick-or-treating, and other social gatherings. When thinking about spending time with their children, parents should use their…

Common “Last Straws” in Marriage When we think of a “last straw” in marriage we tend to think of some giant issue or uncovered truth where it is impossible to come back from.  Hollywood has programmed us to think of images of someone cheating or hiding large sums of money from their spouse.  While it…

Things Couples do that may Cause a Divorce Much of our content focuses on how to help people once they are facing or are certain divorce is going to take place.  As a family law firm, our natural response is to provide guidance during these troubling times.  Despite the fact that we provide legal counsel…

When To Seek Second Opinions for your Divorce Case Doctors and attorneys are both professionals that share many things in common.  Perhaps most relatable of all is that most people do not enjoy talking to either one, and will avoid it if possible.  This must be due to the negative connotations that accompany speaking either…

Same-Sex Divorce in Utah Giving same-sex couples the option to wed has brought about individuals from the LGBTQ people group in Utah and the nation over accessing benefits that have consistently been anything but difficult to access for straight couples. This has likewise implied that LGBTQ couples have someone of kind difficulties to explore when…

Divorce: Getting Started Burton Law Firm Consultations Video Video Transcript  Question: How do I get the divorce process started? Answer: Getting divorced can be overwhelming, so where do you start? I recommend that you sit down with yourself and ask what are your expectations? What are your goals? What do you want out of this…

Alternatives to a Divorce in Salt Lake City Every marriage is just as unique as the individuals who got married.  It only stands to reason that if a relationship is ending, the way it ends will be just as unique.  The most common way that a married couple can legally end the marriage is by…

How Having a Child can affect Your Marriage. It should go without saying that having a child together is one of the most challenging and rewarding things a couple can do together.  Whether having a child was planned, or a happy surprise, new parents are in for obstacles they could never have imagined.  Many people…

The National Divorce Rate is Decreasing, Except for Utah. Local news station KUTV has recently reported that divorce rates have declined throughout the United States, except in New York and Utah.  On average divorce rates are down by almost 20 percent.  In Utah, divorce rates have slightly increased over the last 10 years by nearly…

Can text messages be used in my divorce case? Communication via text, social media, email and more can have a serious impact on your case. This video will give you several tips and things to be aware of when communicating with an opposing party. Video Transcript: Title: Can text messages be used in my divorce…