Utah Family Law Blog

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Steps to Take After Divorce is Final

The legal process to obtain a divorce can be a long road — even if both spouses agree on all the issues that must be decided to end a marriage. Once your divorce has been finalized, you might breathe a sigh of relief. However, after the divorce dec… Read More
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How to Financially Protect Yourself During a Utah Divorce

Marriage isn’t just an emotional relationship — it’s an economic one, too. When you choose to part ways with your spouse, it can have a major financial impact on your life. However, there are a variety of ways you can safeguard your assets in a… Read More
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How to Choose the Best Divorce Lawyer for Your Case

If you are considering parting ways with your spouse, you may be wondering how to pick the best divorce lawyer for your case. Every attorney takes a different approach and it’s important to carefully select one who you know is looking out for your… Read More
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What is a Retainer and Why Do I Have to Pay It?

Family law attorneys provide services to clients to assist them with resolving a wide variety of issues, including matrimonial, child custody, child support, property division, and alimony matters. However, before the attorney will commence their rep… Read More
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Social Media Do’s and Don’ts During Divorce

Social Media Do’s and Don’ts During Divorce

Social media and divorce don’t always mix well. While many people take to platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other social media to provide their friends and family members with updates about life events, your divorce case is not so… Read More
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What Not to Do When Going Through a Divorce

The divorce process isn’t easy — there are many legal, financial, and practical details that must be sorted out before the judge can issue your final decree. While tensions often run high during this time, it’s important to avoid doing anything… Read More
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What Can You Do if Your Ex Refuses to Pay Child Support Payments?

Child support can be important to ensure your child’s basic needs are met. Once an order has been issued by a judge, a parent cannot simply stop making payments or reduce them without the court’s permission. But what happens if your ex refuses to… Read More
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Categories: Child Support
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Tips for Making Smoother Parenting Time Transitions

Living in two houses can be tough for a child, and one of the most difficult aspects of splitting time between parents is the transition. Children need routine — depending on their age, moving between parents can impact their sense of stability and… Read More
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Divorce and Life Insurance: What You Need to Know

Divorce changes a lot of things—some obvious, and some less so. One of those less-obvious things is what happens to your life insurance. Some people don’t even think about life insurance after divorce until a tragedy happens, making the issue sud… Read More
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When (and How) to Modify Child Custody

There are some parts of a divorce decree that generally cannot be modified, but a child custody order is always modifiable. Why? Because Utah law requires that an order for child custody be “in the best interest of the child,” and what is best fo… Read More
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Categories: Child Custody