Tips for a Healthier Co-Parenting Schedule Every parent wishes to spend most of their time with their children. However, once the marriage comes to a divorce, parents push even harder to be an integral part of their children’s lives. Many studies show how shared parenting should be standard for any child after a divorce.  It’s…

Rediscover Your Joy After a Divorce Most can expect divorce to take a toll on both physical and mental health, which is why all of us need to find ways to deal with stress and other overwhelming emotions when we are adjusting to a new life. The following strategies can help you cope with the…

Will I Lose Custody for lack of Child Support Payment? Child support is an argumentative issue between divorcing parents. But once the court has ordered you to pay support, you are legally bound by this directive and must make all the payments until the order is terminated or modified. If you should not, there can…

Parental Rights Termination FAQ There are many responsibilities and rights to anyone who has a child. Parents have the obligatory responsibility to provide food, water, shelter, healthcare, and entertainment to their children. Education and religion are also important decisions that parents have the right to make for their children. These rights and responsibilities and how…

The National Divorce Rate is Decreasing, Except for Utah. Local news station KUTV has recently reported that divorce rates have declined throughout the United States, except in New York and Utah.  On average divorce rates are down by almost 20 percent.  In Utah, divorce rates have slightly increased over the last 10 years by nearly…

Understanding Alimony Awards in Utah One of the most important jobs a Utah divorce lawyer has is to help their client separate the emotional aspects of their case from the financial ones.  For example, let’s say someone was wronged because their partner was unfaithful during their marriage.  This obviously has a large emotional impact on…

Things To Avoid When Co-Parenting Co-parenting can be a difficult undertaking. This video provides examples of what kind of behaviors to avoid in order to provide the best situation for you and your children. Video Transcript: Title: Things to avoid when co-parenting How to Stop the Cycle of Negative Co-Parenting Is your co-parenting beginning to…

Utah Residents Cite the Most Common Reasons for a Divorce Utah residents cite the most common reasons for a divorce Whether you have been married and in a relationship for just a few years, or decades you know that couples can have their ups and downs.  Although the overall rate of divorce has recently decreased,…

Can I Reduce or Cancel Child Support in Utah? The Office of Recovery Services (ORS) is an agency located within the Utah Department of Human Services. Within ORS, Child Support Services (CSS) is responsible for collecting child and medical support.  They offer a wide range of services designed to help both children and parents dealing…

Part 4 of 5 questions you should ask a Utah divorce attorney This is the fourth part on our series of questions that may be relevant to your divorce case during your initial consultation.   These are questions that are typically asked, or areas that are often confusing to newcomers to family law matters.  Part I,…