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…

What do I do with my Decree? This video outlines important steps to take once you have a divorce or custody decree. Video Transcript: Title: What do I do with my decree? So you have a decree, now what? Know it Read your decree often. Become familiar with the terms outlined in it and abide…

Does it matter who files for divorce first in Utah? Over the years of serving the local community, we have found that many people are concerned if there are any benefits to being the first one to file for a divorce.  In a technical sense, it does not truly matter who is the first to…

Dividing the home in a divorce When a couple seeks a divorce there are usually two items that are the most concerning for people.  The first is if children are involved in the relationship.  Typically parents are concerned with parental right issues regarding where the children will primarily live and how visitation will be established. …