Advice for Teenagers Going Through A Divorce Parents struggle during the divorce process; however, not much advice is given to the teenagers and children going along with it. Our attorneys at Burton Law find it essential to give children any means to cope with this process, that at the end of the day, they did…

Halloween: Holiday Parent-Time Halloween has come, the falling leaves, pumpkin spice, and trick-or-treaters. With the fun also comes questions about custody during Halloween time for quality parent-time. However, the questions arise because, unfortunately, Halloween is treated differently than all of the other holidays included in Utah Code Ann. 30-3-35, which provides a default schedule for…

5 Tips to Prepare for Mediation It’s a long and challenging road to decide to get a divorce, but once it happens, you will need a detailed plan to ensure a smooth transition to the next chapter of your life. You will find that mediation can help in more ways than one.  The goal of…

What Happens to My Children Should I Pass Away? In hearing of the recent, horrific accidents that have occurred on Utah’s roadways during the last couple of weeks, my heart is heavy for the victims, their families, and loved ones left behind. So many lives were lost too early, some leaving children behind without parents….

Tips for a Healthier Co-Parenting Schedule Every parent wishes to spend most of their time with their children. However, once the marriage comes to a divorce, parents push even harder to be an integral part of their children’s lives. Many studies show how shared parenting should be standard for any child after a divorce.  It’s…

Tips for Effective Co-Parenting Divorce can harm everyone involved, especially the children. A report by the Ottawa-based Vanier Institute of the Family found that kids who have lived through an ugly divorce are more likely to suffer from anxiety, depression, self-esteem issues, and drop out of school. One strategy that can help reduce the likelihood…

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…

Tips to Consider Before Becoming a Blended Family Starting a blended family can prove to be a massive adjustment. Even though this could be an exciting time for you and your couple, it’s crucial to prepare for all potential challenges you may face in the future as you start sharing stressful responsibilities. Before you take…

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 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…