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How Property is Divided in a Divorce

In any divorce, both parties have property that must be divided. In Utah, the general rule for dividing property is equitable, not necessarily equal. There are two types of properties, both of which are divisible in some way: marital property and separate property. Marital Property This is property that belongs to the marriage, or in other […]

MODIFICATION OF ORDER

A Court enters an Order, sometimes called a “Decree”, after a trial or settlement. The terms of that Order become the law of the case. Property settlement, debt allocation, child custody, parent-time, child support, alimony, and other aspects of a divorcing party’s duties to each other and to the Court are thus established until further […]

A LICENSE TO PARENT

In our society, we need a license to drive a car on a public street. We need a license to practice law or medicine, to be a professional contractor, electrician or plumber, to hunt deer or to fish a public stream. Even a dog or cat needs a license to survive these days. You need […]

CHOOSE YOUR LAWYER WELL

In the old days, we duked out our differences. Then we hired surrogates to fight for us—Knights on white horses, perhaps. Now we hire lawyers as our surrogates. If you are establishing parental rights, getting a divorce, seeking a modification, defending or enforcing a protective order, you will do better if you retain a competent […]