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Factors to Consider When Discussing Child Support

Factors to Consider When Discussing Child Support

Negotiating child support can be one of the most challenging parts of divorcing. While your jurisdiction's laws will provide some guidelines, it is still a complex issue with long-term ramifications for you, your child, and your former spouse. Having the best...

Alimony Q and A: Everything You Need to Know

Alimony Q and A: Everything You Need to Know

Alimony can be confusing, but if you are getting divorced it is an important concept to understand. Whether you end up paying or receiving alimony, it will significantly impact your finances for years or even decades to come. Also referred to as spousal support,...

Why You Need an Attorney

Don’t DIY your Divorce: Why You Need an Attorney

Divorce disrupts nearly every aspect of your life, including your finances. It can be tempting to forgo an attorney to avoid the extra cost. However, divorcing without an attorney has many disadvantages and may even cost you more money in the long run. Let’s look at...

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How do you tell your kids about your divorce?

Divorce is never an easy solution to ongoing marital discord, but unfortunately it’s a fact of life for many families. And often, the people who least understand why it’s happening - the kids - are the ones who suffer the most. There’s a certain amount of grief and...

Understanding Equitable Distribution

Not Equal But Fair: Understanding Equitable Distribution

When ending your marriage, one of the most significant sources of stress is the distribution of assets. Who will walk away with what, and how do the courts decide what is fair? If you file for divorce in Utah, the concept of “equitable distribution” guides those...

How to File for Divorce

How to File for Divorce in Utah

Rules and procedures for filing for divorce vary by state and it’s critical you follow your state’s rules. Failure to do so could create delays or additional expenses. There are specific requirements for everything from what forms to use to who is even allowed to file...