How to Collect Child Support Payments If Your Ex Goes to Jail

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If your ex-spouse is incarcerated, collecting child support payments can be challenging. However, you can do a few things to make the process easier. This blog post will discuss how child support payments are handled when one parent is in jail. We will also provide tips on getting the money you deserve! When a parent […]

What Happens if My Child Turns 18 but my Ex Still Owes Child Support?

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  If you are a parent who is owed child support, and your child turns 18, you may wonder what happens next. The good news is that the obligation to pay child support does not end simply because your child has reached adulthood. The bad news is that collecting overdue payments can be more complicated […]

How Long Does Spousal Support Last?

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What is Spousal Support? Spousal support is financial assistance that one spouse can provide to the other following a divorce. It is often granted when one spouse earns significantly more than the other and can help to ensure that both parties can continue to live in a similar fashion to how they did during the […]

How To Lower Your Child Support

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When a court-ordered child support arrangement becomes hard to fulfill, due to loss of income or any other serious issues, it may become possible to change the agreed-upon payment amounts. Any parent has the ability to petition for a child support modification. Here are some tips you can use to help you modify your child […]

Understanding Child Support in Joint Custody Cases

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Child support and custody is usually one of Utah’s most significant and most complex portions of divorce. This is because no two cases are alike, and outcomes depend on various factors. Many parents have assumptions about joint custody and, therefore, child support payments. For example, it may make sense to some to assume that if […]

Can You Lose Child Custody for Failing to Pay Child Support?

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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 be severe consequences, including jail. However, it’s extremely unlikely to […]

How is Child Support Calculated in Utah?

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Divorce can be such a traumatic time for a family, especially when children are involved.  In an effort to help lessen this impact, both parents will want to consider what is best for their children and consider ways to help minimize change to the schedule, lifestyle, and habits.  One consideration is child support.  How is […]