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. …

3 Things you should never do during a divorce Humans are known to be creatures that act on behalf of emotions.  Any family law issue will come with its own set of challenges and obstacles.  Divorce, in particular, can be extremely emotional and life-altering.  Whether you have known that a divorce has been a long…

Utah Residents Cite the Most Common Reasons for a Divorce Utah residents cite the most common reasons for a divorce Whether you have been married and in a relationship for just a few years, or decades you know that couples can have their ups and downs.  Although the overall rate of divorce has recently decreased,…

How to Protect Your Family Business During a Divorce? You may have noticed that one of the largest headlines this year in business news was the divorce of Jeff and MacKenzie Bezos.  After a 25 year marriage, the Amazon founder and CEO recently agreed on a divorce settlement.  The total settlement comes in at a…

How to Live After a Divorce A divorce is generally regarded as one of life’s most difficult and stressful events.  Even if a divorce happens on mutual terms, it is a change that comes with its own set of challenges.  Each divorce is just as unique as the individuals who were married.  Perhaps it was…

How to Avoid a Divorce Affecting your Career Think back about how you felt when you were first getting married.  As a hopeful couple with lots of great plans ahead, you probably never thought divorce would be in the future.  However, time can surprise us and relationships can change for the worse.  It may come…

What can I do if my Utah Divorce Settlement is Unfair? The weeks following the initial breakup from marriage is typically one of the most trying times a person can go through.  It is common for people to feel a huge range of emotions such as, confusion, sadness, shock, and even anger.  Although it may…

How to Help Keep your Child Custody Case on Track Social media has changed the manner in which people throughout the world are connecting with each other.  With a few clicks of a mouse, we can be chatting with someone who is in another country but shares similar interests together.  Some people find great benefit…

Help Your Children to Live in Two Homes After a Divorce One of the most difficult challenges for children after a divorce can be getting used to living in two different homes.  This sometimes scary and confusing change can be made easier when parents help their kids make the transition.  One of the most important…