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Gray Divorce: What You Need to Know

While divorce rates have declined in the population at large over the past few decades, they have doubled for Baby Boomers and others over the age of 50. Divorce is difficult for couples of any age, but it poses unique challenges for those in this… Read More
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Will I Get Alimony in My Divorce?

One of the questions many people ask when facing the end of their marriage is, “Will I get alimony in my divorce?” For Utah residents, the answer is, “Quite possibly.” Let’s take a look at the law around alimony (also c… Read More
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Categories: Alimony
Parenting To Do List: Sticky Notes on Steering Wheel

Online Tools to Make Co-Parenting Easier

Divorce is hard, but it ends. Co-parenting, on the other hand, lasts forever. Even after your kids are grown, there will be graduations, weddings, grandchildren’s birthday parties. If the thought of having to interact with your ex for decades t… Read More
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What's the Difference Between Marital and Separate Property?

One of the thorniest parts of divorce is the process of dividing up your property. If you have researched Utah law on the subject, you will have read that the court is supposed to divide all marital property in an equitable manner. Sounds reasonabl… Read More
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What is the Difference Between Custody Evaluators and Private Guardians ad Litem?

Custody can be the thorniest aspect of any Utah divorce case. Even when a couple is generally amicable in unwinding their relationship, there may be a great deal of tension around how custody and parenting time are configured. Each parent may thin… Read More
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Categories: Child Custody
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Can You Get Custody of Your Child if You are Undocumented?

Being an undocumented immigrant living in Utah, or anywhere in the United States, has its share of uncertainties. Many people prefer to live “below the radar,” avoiding contact with the legal system to avoid drawing the attention of the a… Read More
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Categories: Child Custody
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Can Grandparents Get Visitation Rights in Utah?

For most grandparents, there’s no love like the one you have for your child’s own child. Many of the grandparents we know describe the experience of spending time with their grandchildren as being even more enjoyable than parenting, since… Read More
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How Will Tax Reform Affect Alimony?

Congress recently passed the most significant tax reform in decades, and many people are wondering how it will affect them. Much attention has been paid to what deductions will be available to taxpayers, but some deductions haven’t received muc… Read More
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Categories: Alimony

Your Quick Guide To Utah Holiday Parent Time

Holiday parent time can be confusing.  The confusion stems from the fact that holidays  alternate from parent to parent depending on odd and even years.  Thornier still is that holidays take precedence over regular parent time.   Despite the pot… Read More
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Helpful Parenting Tips Now That Your Child is Back in School

When you are in the midst of a divorce or custody dispute, navigating your parent time and your children’s schedules can be difficult. It takes time for parents and children to accustom themselves to a new schedule that involves two homes and split… Read More
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