Meet Our Paralegals At Burton Law Firm, we pride ourselves on our ability to offer exceptional client care. A large part of our ability to have such a high level of client care is because of our outstanding paralegals. Your paralegal will have a large role in your case, so we feel it’s important to be…

My Friend’s Divorce Was Easy—Why Isn’t Mine? Each divorce is unique. Many factors play into the length and difficulty of a case, including how contested each matter becomes. Some of the factors that can affect the difficulty of your case include: Number and age of children Income of parties Assets of parties Debts of the…

Legal Separation Can Have a Lasting Impact A couple may sometimes try a trial separation before proceeding with divorce. In some cases, the couple is attempting reconciliation while separated. In other cases, they have made the decision to no longer move forward as a couple, but aren’t ready to divorce. Although separation can sometimes provide the…

Protecting Your Rights during Legal Separation Like a divorce, a legal separation, or separate maintenance, as it is called in Utah, provides couples with the opportunity to live apart while dissolving their marital obligations to each other. The main difference between divorce and statutory separation is that the couple is still technically married and unable to…