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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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What are Stepparents’ Rights in Utah?

Despite how stepparents are portrayed in fairy tales, in real life, they often have excellent relationships with their stepchildren—in some cases, a better relationship than the child has with his or her natural parent, especially if that parent ha… Read More
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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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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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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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