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February 28, 2021

Co-Parenting Goal: Consistency is key

Hitting co-parenting goals won’t happen overnight. It is something that takes patience and energy, but well worth the time spent in terms of setting your kids up for success. Today’s co-parenting goal is to help you better understand why consistency is key, when it comes to helping your children cope.

Divorce has a tendency to uproot the foundation kids have come to know. When it comes to co-parenting having a sense of consistency with rules and rewards between households provides a constant. (more…)

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January 28, 2021

Does alimony increase if my spouse had an affair?

While every case is different, the short answer to your question is: Yes. You may be eligible for more alimony if your spouse had an affair.

In 2019, the Supreme Court of Utah agreed with Read & Read when we argued before them in the case of Gardner vs. Gardner, on the issue of fault and alimony. The Supreme Court of Utah, also, agreed with our attorneys that adultery and other considerations should impact the amount of spousal support paid each month. (more…)

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October 29, 2020

Utah’s Mandatory Divorce Education

Utah’s Mandatory Divorce Education and Divorce Orientation Courses are for any couples going through a divorce with minor children.

Since a certificate of completion is needed for the court to make a judgement on your case. This is not a step you want to postpone.

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October 24, 2020

Social Media, Technology, and Your Divorce

For the many ways technology has made our lives easier, when it comes to social media and divorce. There is a lot you should know!

First, it is important to understand anything from texts and emails to social media posts can become evidence in your case. (more…)

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October 22, 2020

Is Your Spouse Hiding Financial Assets?

Are you in the midst of divorce, and suspect your spouse is hiding financial assets?

If you feel your spouse is hiding financial assets from you, don’t panic. There are ways to obtain this information. (more…)

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October 19, 2020

What is the difference between sole vs. joint custody?

Now that you know the difference between legal and physical custody, you might be wondering. “What is the difference between sole vs. joint custody?”

Not unlike understanding the difference between legal and physical, the difference between sole vs. joint custody is a common question. (more…)

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October 16, 2020

Are you a stay-at-home parent facing divorce?

Worrying about finances when you’re a stay-at-home parent facing divorce is emotionally draining. But you have more options than you realize. (more…)

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October 14, 2020

What is physical vs. legal custody?

If you are asking yourself, “What is physical vs. legal custody?” You’re not alone. In our experience, it is rare to have a client already well versed with the Utah courts definition custody. (more…)

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October 12, 2020

Co-Parenting Goal: Let Them Love You Without Guilt

Following the guidance of a co-parenting goal is not always easy. However, the anger and frustration you feel toward your ex should not become your children’s burden too. It is essential to let them love you both without guilt. (more…)

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August 24, 2020

Can my spouse demand I leave my home?

The division of property can be very contentious, and it is not uncommon for us to be asked, “Can my spouse demand I leave my home?”

The quick answer to this question is. No, your spouse cannot evict you from your home. In fact, no one in a divorce dispute can kick the other person out of their marital home. The only person with the authority to make such an order, is a family commissioner or judge.  (more…)

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