Divorce Settlement Agreements And Court Approval The divorce has been hard enough, and now there might be a trial? Trials may look good on television, but in most cases a settlement outside of court proceedings can be a better way to go. If you and your spouse can agree on the important issues in your… Continue reading Divorce Settlement Agreements And Court Approval
Debt And Marriage: When Do I Owe My Spouse’s Debts? Whether you and your spouse are responsible for paying each other’s debts will depend primarily on where you live. If your state follows common law property rules, spouses are only liable for their own debts, with a few exceptions. For instance, both spouses must pay… Continue reading Debt And Marriage: When Do I Owe My Spouse’s Debts?
Cohabitation And Its Effect On Rise In Divorce Rate According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, divorce rates in Utah is among the lowest nationwide. With the exception of people over the age of 50, who are getting divorced more often than younger couples, divorce rates in Utah have continued to drop… Continue reading Cohabitation And Its Effect On Rise In Divorce Rate
Can We Use A Prenup To Keep Child Support Payments Reasonable? When a couple decides to marry, their thoughts very naturally turn to happy things—like the well-wishes of family and friends, wedding planning, and dreams of a warm and romantic honeymoon destination. But before they marry, it’s prudent for each prospective spouse to consider his… Continue reading Can We Use A Prenup To Keep Child Support Payments Reasonable?
Can Non Biological Parents Get Child Custody Or Timesharing In case the biological parent and the non-biological parent are on good terms, custody problems will not be an issue. However, what happens when the relationship between the biological and non-biological parents starts to deteriorate? Alternatively, what happens when both biological parents are absent, unfit or… Continue reading Can Non Biological Parents Get Child Custody Or Timesharing
Can I Relocate My Kids Out Of State During Divorce Proceedings? Over the years, we’ve had numerous clients in the divorce process express a desire to relocate away from their spouse while taking one or more of the kids with them. We’re not talking about packing up and moving into an apartment within the same… Continue reading Can I Relocate My Kids Out Of State During Divorce Proceedings?
Can I Pick Who Adopts My Child? With Utah Adoptions, one of the first steps in the adoption process is for adoptive parents to fill out an Adoption Planning Questionnaire, or APQ. This is a simple set of questions that helps the agency and adoptive parents determine which adoption situations fit best with their family.… Continue reading Can I Pick Who Adopts My Child?
Can I Pay Alimony Directly To My EX? You endured the stresses and difficulties of divorce proceedings and fought to ensure that you got the alimony you felt you deserved. But your ex is now simply ignoring the requirement and not making their payments to you. What can you do? Here are the steps you… Continue reading Can I Pay Alimony Directly To My EX?
Can I Get Custody Even If The Divorce Was My Fault? Talk of divorce is usually preceded by a very complex set of circumstances for many couples. From a personal standpoint, each spouse will typically have an opinion as to why the marriage ended, and the explanations provided across our community can range from lack… Continue reading Can I Get Custody Even If The Divorce Was My Fault?
Can I Get Alimony While Still Married Before filing for divorce, learn all about alimony (or spousal support): what it is, how it works, and how it’s enforced. Spousal support—also called “alimony” or “maintenance”—isn’t automatic and isn’t ordered in every divorce. On the other hand, it isn’t exactly rare either. If you’re planning to request… Continue reading Can I Get Alimony While Still Married