What are the Primary Concerns in Resolving Parenting Issues? When it comes to resolving parenting issues, there are a few primary concerns that need to be taken into account. The first is the well-being of the child. This means that the child’s needs must be taken into account and given priority in any decisions that…

How to Financially Win in a Divorce When it comes to divorce, the two most important factors are usually child custody and finances. Often, the deciding factor in who wins financially is who can best present their case to the court. Here are a few tips to help you stand a better chance of winning…

Tips on Choosing the Best Attorney for You Choosing to go through with a divorce is not a decision made lightly, so your choice for legal representation shouldn’t either. However, finding the correct attorney option can prove to be difficult, especially when your case is high risk. Our attorneys have created the following tips to…

Utah Courts Embracing Virtual Hearings I am not positive, but can most likely guess your response to the notion that the majority of us are overwhelmed with the effects of COVID and the fall-out it has caused.  Quite frankly, I am tired of hearing, and worrying, about it.  That said, I do believe there are…

Dealing With an Abusive Spouse Throughout a Divorce It has been a rough couple of years due to the COVID-19 pandemic. We have gone from highly sociable and out-going to an introverted and germophobic society. This isolated environment that we have exposed ourselves to remain safe during these trying times has created many toxic environments…

January: The Beginning of Divorce Season With the end of the holiday season, we enter the beginning of a new one – the season of divorce. January, The Divorce Month January has been widely considered the “divorce month” due to the consistent divorce filings every first Monday of the year (“Divorce Monday”). Lasting until early…

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…

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…

Can text messages be used in my divorce case? Communication via text, social media, email and more can have a serious impact on your case. This video will give you several tips and things to be aware of when communicating with an opposing party. Video Transcript: Title: Can text messages be used in my divorce…

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…