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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 not ask for. Below are some suggestions […]

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 holiday parent-time. Almost […]

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 mediation is to reach an agreement […]

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 one.  Only sick people need doctors, and only people […]

How Social Media Relates to Divorce

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 in this new technology, while others have found that it […]

Things your Family Law Attorney Can do for you

For some people, the prospect of working with an attorney for legal issues comes naturally.  For others, attorneys may seem cold, or intimidating and may even consider handling the legal issue on their own.  While we can completely understand this sentiment (especially if this is your first time needing an attorney) it might not be […]

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 together. Many individuals have the […]

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 a look at some of the reasons […]

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 your journey to healing […]

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 time your ex is […]