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How is Child Support Determined in Utah?

Whenever married parents of minor children divorce or unmarried parents separate into different households, child support becomes an issue. Unlike many issues in divorce, like property division and alimony, child support is not something that parents… Read More
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The Importance of Establishing Paternity

When a child is born in Utah to a married woman, the law presumes that her husband is the child’s father. In most cases when the parents are not married, however, establishing paternity is necessary. From a legal standpoint, what that means is to h… Read More
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Can I Get Retroactive Child Support in Utah?

The answer to the question “Can I get retroactive child support in Utah?” depends on the circumstances of your situation. My Ex is Behind on Child Support. Can I Get Back Payments? When many people ask if they can get retroactive child support, t… Read More
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Motion for Temporary Relief in Utah Divorce Matters

During your marriage, you and your spouse lived in the same household, had a system for paying your shared bills, and spent time with your children. You probably didn’t think about it much; it all unfolded naturally. And after your divorce is final… Read More
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Your Annual Bonus May Affect Child Support Payments

Whether you’re paying child support in Utah or receiving it, you have a vested interest in making sure that the amount of child support payments is fair—both to you and your child. As you may know, child support in Utah is determined using the Ut… Read More
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When Can Child Support Deviate From the Utah Child Support Guidelines?

In Utah, both parents have a duty to support their children financially. When parents are divorced or never married each other, that support is allocated using the Utah child support guidelines. The guidelines take into account the parents’ adjuste… Read More
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I Lost My Job Due to COVID-19. Can I Modify Child Support?

The COVID-19 pandemic is hitting everyone hard. Even if you haven’t contracted the virus, your movements have been limited by it, and so have everyone else’s. In order to limit the spread of the virus, many businesses have been closed, hopefully… Read More
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