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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 […]

Child Custody Safety Exchange Zones

Police and sheriff’s departments across the country are setting up safe exchange zones, where child custody exchanges can occur under video surveillance to ensure the safety of all parties involved. Below is a list of safe exchange zones located in the area. WEBER COUNTY: Roy City Police Department 5051 South 1900 West Roy, UT 84067 Located on the […]

How to Handle Co-Parenting with a Difficult Ex

Sometimes marriages end on mutual terms and relatively free from drama.  In ideal situations, people can obtain a divorce cordially.  Perhaps being able to walk away wishing the best for their ex-spouse.  In other cases, divorce can be an ugly thing filled with anger and resentment.  This type of situation can extremely difficult when the […]

Spending Time Together as a Family

Have you heard of the series of little skits entitled SGN (Some Good News) done by actor John Krasinski (Jim from The Office)?  John Krasinski felt the world needs some good vibes during this difficult time, and we tend to agree.  Consequently,  this article is not going to address the increased divorce rate or domestic […]

How will a criminal conviction affect my custody case?

Family courts have traditionally been charged to make a decision that will be in the best interest of the child or children.  This means that they have a lot of discretion and power in child custody cases.  When parents become ex-spouses it can sometimes be difficult to establish where the child is going to live, […]

How to Help Keep your Child Custody Case on Track

In a perfect world, your family law custody attorney and you should be working as a team for the same goal.  When children are involved the stakes can be particularly high, so it is important that you help keep your case on track.  This doesn’t just mean keeping things moving as quickly as possible, it also means […]

How long will my Divorce Take?

It is important to keep in mind that no one can tell you with 100 percent accuracy how long your divorce will take.  Each and every case is going to be different.  However, an uncontested divorce is going to take less time, than a highly contentious marital split.  An uncontested divorce occurs when both parties […]

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 […]

Is January the Right Time to Divorce?

If the new year suddenly has you itching to get divorced, you’re not the only one. Divorce rates take a big jump in January, according to a recent University of Washington study. So, what is it that has everyone thinking about divorce? There are several factors that may be reasons people choose to end things in January. […]

How the Grinch Stole Parent Time

The holiday season is probably full of events you and your ex want your child to attend. Family parties, religious events, and other commitments fill your calendar. What is the best way to discuss parenting time with your ex? Do it in writing It’s always a good idea to make any requests in writing in case it […]