What you need to know about alimony in Utah

Many people have one simple question, “how does alimony work in Utah?”  Seeking a divorce is usually an emotionally challenging process, but it can also have large financial implications.  Alimony, also known as spousal support is basically when one spouse pays compensation to another after a divorce has taken place.  The goal of this payment is to […]

Understanding Modification Cases in Utah

Modification litigation is a fairly common form of family law issues on court dockets.  In Utah, they happen almost as frequently as divorce cases or paternity.  Let’s take a deeper look at what modifications are looking to achieve, and what you can do if you need to respond to a modification case. What are family law […]

How is Spousal Support Calculated?

Spousal support is essentially the same term as alimony, although that is a somewhat antiquated term.  In Utah, awarding spousal support is determined by the court, and the terms are up to their discretion.  The court will generally request a financial statement from both parties in order to determine several factors.  This includes but is […]

Utah Divorce Lawyers Help Clients Get Fair Spousal Support Settlements

Ogden, Utah (July 24, 2013) – The family law attorneys at Burton Law Firm are helping clients get fair spousal support settlements in Utah divorce cases. They provide personalized legal counsel and representation throughout the complex process. Under the law, a person may be obligated to provide financial support, or alimony, to his or her spouse […]

Why Do I Have To Pay Spousal Support?

It is quite difficult to accept the fact that although the marriage has ended, a person may still be required to make financial contributions to their ex-spouse for a significant period of time, if not permanently. Spousal support, also known as alimony, is often one of the most difficult issues faced in a divorce. There are many financial […]