Five Signs of Oncoming Marital Problems

There are many small signs in life that indicate how the future will unfold. If you worry your partner isn’t saying what they truly feel or believe something is wrong with your marriage, then you may need to keep your eyes open. Here are five indicators that there may be problems in your marriage: 1. You and your spouse don’t […]

How To Tell Your Adult Children That You’re Divorcing

You and your spouse considered getting a divorce years ago. Because your children were so young, you agreed to wait until the children were grown. Though your children are now adults, telling them that you are getting a divorce may still be difficult. That’s why It’s very important that you and your spouse talk with them together.  Approach the discussion […]

Seeking To Keep Your Marital Standard of Living Through Alimony

For many people, divorce isn’t about just losing a spouse (whom they may be more than happy to part with) but losing their lifestyle. While divorce can affect everyone financially, it’s often hardest on the lesser-earning spouse, who is still more often than not the wife. Alimony, or spousal support, is intended to help remedy the discrepancy in earning power […]

Has You Ex Begun Interfering in Your Relations With the Kids?

Most parents will find shared custody challenging when they first separate or decide to divorce. However, the vast majority of parents will eventually find ways to cooperate with each other for the well-being of their children. With the exception of situations involving neglect or abuse, children typically need the love and support of both parents while adjusting to life after […]

Custody Considerations For Special Needs Children

Having a child who’s medically fragile or who has special needs is often challenging for the parents. In some cases, the parents will go through a divorce. Trying to work out a child custody arrangement for a child who has special needs isn’t always easy.  There are many factors that parents of children with special needs must consider for child […]

Do You Have to Sell Shared Property When You Get Divorced?

Going through a divorce is difficult emotionally, mentally, and financially.  When you have worked hard to build up significant assets with your spouse, you’re going to want to make sure your share is protected.  One asset that many couples have is property, the division of which can get complicated.  The situation divorcing spouses find themselves in is wondering whether they […]

Two Things You Shouldn’t Post on Social Media During a Divorce

When two adults meet and fall in love, they hope to live happily ever after. Unfortunately, some marriages end in divorce. If you are currently going through a divorce, amicably or not, it is important that you pay attention to your social media activity.  Here are two things you need to avoid posting online while your divorce is underway, especially […]

How is Child Custody Determined in Utah?

When Utah couples divorce, one of the most important subjects they will need to address is the child’s custody and living arrangements going forward. And as you can imagine, child custody can be a contentious subject, especially if parents cannot put the best interests of the child ahead of their own.  However, with the right help (from an independent mediator […]

Understanding Fault-Based Divorce in Utah

In many states, you can divorce for “irreconcilable differences.” If this is what you claim, it is considered a no-fault divorce.  In fact, there are many areas where fault-based divorces have been eliminated completely. However, this is not the case in Utah.  If you have legally-recognized grounds for a divorce, you can file for a fault-based divorce in the state.  […]

When Should You Litigate a Divorce?

Divorce has long lost most of its social stigma, but has it also lost all its rancor, as well? In the past, it was common to think of divorce as a largely adversarial situation, with both parties aiming to “win” in the proceedings. Now, it’s an era that focuses more on communication, co-parenting and even “conscious uncoupling,” divorcing spouses often […]