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Part 2 of 5 questions you should ask a Utah divorce attorney This is the second of a 5 part overview of the essential questions that every client should consider asking a divorce attorney during their consultation.  Part I is avaliable now, and the future posts will be avaliable shortly.  As stated before, the main…

Part 1 of 5 questions you should ask a Utah divorce attorney Over the following couple of weeks, we will concentrate on the inquiries you should ask you’re a divorce attorney.  Ideally, these questions should take place during a consultation, or as you are making decisions about which attorney you are going to work with. …

Mental illness and divorce in Utah Dealing with mental issues is one of the most challenging issues a person and the people that love them can face.  These issues can be compounded psychological issues lead to a divorce or child custody issue.  This article is designed to address issues and considerations that one may make…

Common questions and answers with divorce Q:    Does it matter who files first for divorce A:    Generally, it makes little or no difference who files the petition for divorce. The party who files the Petition for Divorce will be designated the “Petitioner” in all further pleadings filed in the case, and the other party will…

Are you considering divorce due to your spouse’s addiction problem? Earlier this month our firm released an article dealing with child custody and drug use.  In this article, we will discuss how to divorce a person who is dealing with addiction issues.  Addiction can affect anyone regardless of their race, religion, education, or socioeconomic class….

What can I do if my spouse hid marital assets? Family courts are here to help pick up the pieces after a marriage has ended.  Although it is usually difficult, the goal is to mitigate the impact a divorce has on the lives of those affected.  For this to happen, marital assets and debts must…

How long will my Divorce Take? It is important to keep in mind that no one can tell you with 100 percent accuracy how long your divorce will take.  Each and every case is going to be different.  However, an uncontested divorce is going to take less time, than a highly contentious marital split.  An…

How does a Divorce affect my Will? Family law cases usually take a large toll on your patience and mental stability.  Your life can be changing so quickly that it may be difficult to deal with day to day issues.  During divorce litigation, long term goals and planning often takes a backseat to what is…

How to Reach a Fair Alimony Settlement with your Spouse? Alimony is essentially a payment from one ex-spouse to another to help maintain a lifestyle that is comparable to the standard of living they had during their marriage.  Courts take several factors into account when they determine what the terms, and timeframe the alimony settlement…

Did you know divorce season is upon us? Every family law firm knows one thing about this time of year.  It is the time when most divorce filings happen.  Perhaps this is news to you, or you simply have never considered if divorces have a peak time of year.  Although some reasons for a spike…