10 Most Common Reasons for Divorce Being in a healthy relationship is hard work, and divorce seems to be more and more common. There are multiple factors at play, including a diminishing stigma surrounding divorce and the increasing complexity of modern life. Here are the 10 most common reasons for divorce. 1. Infidelity There is…

How Much Does a Utah Divorce Really Cost? Many people want the bottom line.  How much does a divorce in Utah really cost?  Often, clients want an estimate of what their case is going to cost. Due to the unknown variables of every case, it’s simply impossible for an attorney to know what your case will cost. According to…

Should I Get a Prenup? Did you recently become engaged? Are you planning a wedding this holiday season? When preparing for a wedding there are many items to consider before the big day, including prenups. Couples may be hesitant to place this item on their list, but they can be very helpful when planning a future…

It’s the Divorce Time of the Year It’s that time of year. January has unofficially been dubbed “Divorce Month” due to the high number of divorces that are filed in comparison to other months. So, if one of your New Year’s resolutions is to have a fresh start, now is the time to consider meeting with an attorney. Take…

Deck the Halls with Divorce As the song goes, “It’s the most wonderful time of the year…”. But you may be asking yourself why you feel so awful. December is a month that many people consider their future and what it entails. This may include reflecting on your marriage. If you’re considering divorce, you aren’t alone….

Giving Thanks for Divorce As Thanksgiving draws nearer we reflect on our lives, the things we are most grateful for and the trials and accomplishments we have experienced during the year. Divorce can be challenging and painful; but it can also bring surprising gifts such as independence and perspective. Finding gratitude will aid you on…

My Divorce is Final: What Do I Do Now? Your divorce has been finalized. It may have been a long, emotionally draining process. Now that it’s over you may not be sure what to do with your time and this new chapter of your life. One moment you may feel relief or excitement while at other…

Co-Parenting With a Ghost Parenting with a co-parent that’s scarcely there can be downright spooky, possibly making you like a single parent. So how do you handle co-parenting with a ghost? Here are some tips to keep you and your children grounded, even if you ex floats in and out of the picture. Encourage Time Though the…

Filing First: Is There a Benefit to Being the Petitioner? The person who makes the initial filing in a Utah divorce is called the petitioner, and from that point in the legal proceedings, they are referred to by that title. The responding party is referred to as the respondent. Often times in a divorce, both…

What Is a “Simple” Utah Divorce? Often potential clients call and think they just need a quick appointment to understand the basic process of divorce. Phrases like “it’s a simple divorce”, “I don’t want this to go to court, we’ll just keep it civil” and “this should be an easy case” are spoken all too often…