3 Tips For Fathers On How To Connect With Your Child After Divorce

For any parent, one of the most painful things about their divorce is how it affects their relationship with their children. Correct me if I’m wrong but fathers feel this pain more acutely than mothers for several reasons: Gender stereotypes and biases in the family court system in Utah cause fathers to lose child custody […]

More Women Paying Alimony And Child Support

When people think of alimony and child support, they usually assume it is the man who is paying them. A new survey may tell us that times are changing. In a recent survey of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, 54 percent of the attorneys said they see an increase in the number of mothers […]

Even Celebrities Go Through Child Custody Problems

We would not normally bring you a story about celebrities, but the recent child custody battle between superstars Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie shows us that divorce and child custody can become a messy situation for everyone, despite how famous or rich they are. Their child custody case is playing out on the national stage […]

Understanding the Types of Child Custody

When you begin a divorce process, the situation is not likely to be an enjoyable one. When children are involved, the process becomes even more emotional. We understand that there may be some things you’ve never had to think of before when it comes to custody of a child. After all, nobody plans divorces in […]

Signing Away Parental Rights To Avoid Paying Child Support

Statistics shows that roughly half of all kids in the United States witness the separation of their parents. After the divorce or breakup, most of these parents split into two categories: custodial and non-custodial. That means one of the parents has to pay child support to the custodial parent while being allowed to see his/her […]

Utah Child Custody Arrangements – Could an Informal Trial Be a Suitable Option?

If we are entirely honest, even when you have your children’s best interests at heart, and both you and your former spouse are dedicated to keeping matters civil, divorce and, particularly, coming to an agreement about child custody is not a fun pastime. Who could avoid being even slightly upset by the thought of methodically […]

What Happens When You Can’t Decide on Child Custody Arrangements?

If you have been through a divorce, or are about to embark on the journey, you will know that it is never an easy prospect. When you entered into the marriage, you thought it was forever, and that you and your spouse would eventually enjoy your retirement today – til death do us part, after […]

Free Range Parenting Law Adopted in Utah – Is It a Good Idea?

You may have heard of the free-range parenting trend, which is based on the philosophy that children should be allowed to explore and discover the world for themselves, but did you know that Utah has recently become the first state to adopt legislation supporting the hands-off parenting method? Under the new law, which was passed […]