Back Child Support Lists

A new way to punish parents who owe back child support is by placing them on a list for all to see. The Louisiana Department of Children and Family services did just that recently and the list included close to 800 names. The worst part of this list it, all the parents are from Webster […]

I Don’t Want to be Married. Is a Common Law Marriage an Option?

Relationships are complicated, to begin with, and then you add moving in and combining assets to the mix, things are about to get even more complicated. For couples who make it through the first couple years of cohabitation but do not wish to get married may seek to petition the court for a common law […]

Same-Sex Couples and Adoption

Each year laws change to move towards inclusion but as laws catch up, stereotypes and discrimination don’t always follow the lead. The only way to get the upperhand during the adoption process is to hire a Salt Lake City adoption attorney. They know every new adoption law and can avoid any types of discrimination being […]

Facts About Divorce in Utah

If you are thinking about untying the knot in Utah, there are a couple of things you should keep in mind. Just like in every state, Utah has some laws you should be familiar with in order to better prepare for your divorce. Divorce is a complicated process and even more so when you attempt […]

Reconnect with your child after a divorce

Divorce can take a toll on your relationship with your child. All the spontaneity and the fun times spent together soon become a thing of the past. You may also need time for yourself to recover from the physically draining child custody & child support battles and to heal your emotional wounds. Children need their […]

When divorcing a narcissist

  Some people are embarrassed to go to court because they feel they are exposing their private life. The truth is that most divorce cases will not end up in court. Only 5% of couples will actually go in front of a judge. Most of them come to an agreement otherwise it can be very […]

Can Prenups Protect me from Future Debt

There are several misconceptions about prenuptial agreements. People assume they are only for wealthy individuals who want to protect their assets in the unlikely event of divorce. Couples who are not extremely wealthy and do decide to establish a prenup often forget to include a debt clause in the agreement. Couples acquire several forms of […]

Spousal Support and Alimony During a Divorce

Alimony and spousal support are very different for tax purposes. Spousal support is what the payment amounts are prior to the divorce decree and alimony is the name it takes after the divorce decree has been entered. A Salt Lake City divorce attorney can assist you in getting the fair amount during your divorce. Ending […]