Family Law & Divorce Blog

Child Custody for Unmarried Parents in Utah

Child Custody for Unmarried Parents in Utah

It's complicated. If that's the status of your relationship with your child's other parent, things can become even more complex when your relationship ends. You aren't married, so you aren't divorcing. But you are still determining who has what rights,...

Is falling out of love enough grounds for divorce?

Is falling out of love enough grounds for divorce?

When the sparks are gone, should the marriage be done, too? Not in some states. In many parts of the country, falling out of love is not a sufficient reason to file for divorce. When is it acceptable? What are some of the common grounds for divorce? A few lawyers...

Non-Custodial Parenting in Utah

Non-Custodial Parenting in Utah

In Utah, both of a child's parents have specific rights, including spending time with their children through custody or visitation. Even if you are a non-custodial parent, you are still legally entitled to have an active relationship with your child. What that looks...

When is Divorce the Best Option?

When is Divorce the Best Option?

Wanting to keep your family intact is an admirable goal. Often, counseling, coaching, or working with a mentor or religious leader can repair rifts in a relationship. Sometimes, divorce is the only option for restoring peace and allowing healing. How do you decide...

How soon can I file for divorce after marriage?

How soon can I file for divorce after marriage?

Unfortunately, “I do” can turn to “I don’t” faster than expected. How soon after the wedding bells stop chiming can a divorce be filed? Are there laws that come into play here? Some lawyers and law-affiliated professionals shared their insights below. Keep reading to...

Understanding the Rights of a Child After Divorce

Understanding the Rights of a Child After Divorce

Contrary to popular belief, divorce is often the best thing for a child. It is better for them than growing up in a home full of tension and stress, where their model for future relationships is unhealthy. Divorce will be an adjustment for any child, but as long as...