What is the waiting period for divorce in Utah? What is the waiting period for divorce in Utah? When considering a divorce, it is important to understand the waiting period in your state. In Utah, the waiting period is 90 days. This means that you must live separate and apart from your spouse for 90…

How Long Does Spousal Support Last? What is Spousal Support? Spousal support is financial assistance that one spouse can provide to the other following a divorce. It is often granted when one spouse earns significantly more than the other and can help to ensure that both parties can continue to live in a similar fashion…

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…

What to Expect from an Initial Consultation No matter how you decided to seek the help and guidance of a family law attorney, it’s completely common to feel nervous and lost. You will definitely have many questions and concerns for your lawyer. You may even start feeling overwhelmed. Feeling 100% comfortable with your attorney is…

Does a DIY Divorce Actually Save Money? Most Utahns think they can save a lot of money if they represent themselves in court instead of hiring an expert divorce attorney. On paper, it’s true. However, it is likely that a DIY divorce will end up costing more in the long run. Below are some reasons…

Divorce: To DIY or Not to DIY? If you are entering a divorce, it may feel quite overwhelming, especially if you take into account the cost of a divorce. Sometimes, the idea of filing for a divorce on your own sounds promising and affordable. However, this isn’t always the case, as a DIY (“Do It…

Do You Need Permission to Travel? If you’re planning a family vacation for the summer, you may want to consult the time-sharing agreement to understand the availability for your children to travel. Sometimes, depending on your child custody arrangement, traveling with your children can be easy to schedule, however, most of the time it can…

Impact of Divorce Obviously, the impact of a divorce is devastating physically, mentally, financially, and perhaps spiritually depending on your religious conviction.  It is certainly not a decision that should be taken lightly.  These impacts are evident not only towards the divorcing couple but can also impact children, family members, friends, and loved ones. The…

Marital Statistics in Utah The recent pandemic has been difficult for most everyone, including married couples.  It has been widely discussed that the pandemic has caused a higher rate of divorce than typical.  In fact, the statistics have been quite sobering. Post COVID,  4 in 10 adults have reported additional anxiety and a depressive disorder….