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Does Domestic Violence Affect Your Divorce?

Divorce is never easy. But when a marriage involves domestic violence, divorce can be much more complicated. Domestic abuse may be the reason that one spouse decides to divorce. Sometimes, the high emotions of the divorce process contribute to one pa… Read More
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Wedding rings placed on top of dollar bills. How to keep divorce costs down.

How to Keep Costs Down in Divorce

One of the things people dread most about divorce, besides the process itself, is how much it will cost. There is no doubt about it: divorce does cost money, and much of the cost comes from attorney fees. If you are thinking about divorce, you are pr… Read More
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financial mistakes during divorce

Common Financial Mistakes Made in Divorce Settlement

You have probably heard that it makes more financial sense to reach a divorce settlement with your spouse than to go to trial. That is usually true. In addition to giving you more control over the outcome, reaching settlement shortens the divorce pro… Read More
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do it yourself divorce

Why a DIY Divorce Will Actually Cost You

The internet has made it a lot easier to do some things yourself. Want to fix the jammed ice maker in your fridge? There’s a YouTube video for that. TikTok can teach you new recipes, and Pinterest holds an array of craft and decorating ideas. In sh… Read More
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stepparent rights

What Rights Do Stepparents Have After Divorce?

For many children, a loving stepparent is just like a parent. Maybe the stepparent came into their life when they were very young, and the child cannot remember a time when they didn’t live with the stepparent. Maybe the child’s natural parent wa… Read More
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no fault divorce

Should I File a Fault or No-Fault Divorce?

Once upon a time, most states, including Utah, required proof of fault by one spouse in order to grant a divorce. The requirement of fault to grant a divorce served the public policy of preserving marriage and preventing impulsive divorces. Unfortuna… Read More
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divorce mediation

The Advantages of Divorce Mediation

When we were children, most of us couldn’t wait to grow up. It wasn’t so much the responsibilities of adulthood that we were after, but the ability to have control over the details of our lives. We wanted to set our own bedtimes, choose our own c… Read More
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Utah Divorce: The Pretrial Conference

Most people who go through the Utah divorce process have never been through a divorce before. In addition to the other emotions divorce stirs up, not knowing what to expect can be anxiety-provoking. Understanding what is involved in the legal process… Read More
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Two broken golden wedding rings

The Average Cost of Divorce

There’s one thing almost everyone contemplating divorce wants to know: what is the average cost of divorce? That is a totally valid concern, especially since getting the act of getting divorced itself changes your cost of living and financial situa… Read More
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Divorced couple fighting for money

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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