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Marriage Annulment in Utah

Most people who want to end a marriage in Utah need to do so through divorce. But in certain limited circumstances, there is another option: annulment. Annulment is the declaration that a marriage was null and void. Unlike a divorce, which terminates… Read More
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A Guide to Postnuptial Agreements in Utah

Most people are familiar with the idea of prenuptial agreements, which help couples understand each other’s financial position and values before marriage, and if necessary, simplify the process of divorce down the road. But fewer have a solid under… Read More
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Debt and Divorce: Am I Responsible for My Spouse’s Debt?

Divorce is sometimes referred to as “unwinding” a marriage, because it involves separating two lives that have grown together. Think about it: in a marriage, you may share a home, a social circle, children, assets, and debt. And while your divorc… Read More
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Categories: Assets & Debt
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Uncontested Divorce in Utah

Divorce is never easy, even when both spouses agree that it’s necessary. That said, some divorces are easier than others. An uncontested divorce is probably one of the easiest ways to unwind your marriage—and often one of the least expensive, too… 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 COVI…

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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Categories: Child Support
Coronavirus and Your Pare…

Coronavirus and Your Parent Time: What You Need to Know

In less than a month, the novel coronavirus has gone from a news story about a few cases in faraway countries to a global pandemic. As you read this, it’s likely that you know someone whose health or family member has been affected. Aside from the… Read More
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How Divorce Affects Your…

How Divorce Affects Your Income Tax Filing Status

The year after you divorce is filled with a number of “firsts” to navigate: figuring out a parenting time schedule, establishing new holiday traditions, planning family vacations with a family that doesn’t look like it once did. Then there’s… Read More
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Categories: Assets & Debt
What is a QDRO (And Why D…

What is a QDRO (And Why Do I Need One)?

If you are contemplating divorce, you already know that one of the issues you will need to navigate is the division of property. Chances are, you are thinking in terms of who gets what: who will stay in the house you’ve shared, who will take which… Read More
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Five Secrets You Shouldn…

Five Secrets You Shouldn’t Keep From Your Divorce Lawyer

It is human nature to want others to think well of us, especially those who are in a position to help us. That’s why even honest people might fudge a little bit when the doctor asks “How many drinks do you have per week?” or “How much exercis… Read More
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