How Utah Courts Interpret Ambiguous Language in Contracts
Contracts – we “sign” them all the time (does the phrase “I agree to these terms and conditions” sound familiar?), or more correctly – “click” the button. But how often do we really take a good look at the terms that we become bound by. Sometimes this works toward our detriment. For example, a contract […]
Do Grandparents Have a Right to See Their Grandchildren?
Grandparents will sometimes find themselves in a situation where one or more of their grandchild’s parents are not permitting the grandparent to visit the grandchild. Such a situation might arise from a death of a parent, a divorce, a termination of a parent’s parental rights, a strained relationship, etc. Grandparents in these situations often wonder, […]
“Income Imputing” Part 2: In a Utah Divorce, when is a Party’s Unemployment (or Underemployment) considered Voluntary?
In our last blog, we discussed the basics of imputing income in Utah Divorce and Parentage cases. We explained that sometimes, a Utah court will impute a higher income to a party in a Divorce or Parentage case, for purposes of calculating child support and/or alimony. Sometimes the question of whether income should be imputed […]
“Income Imputing” Part 1: What does it mean to “Impute Income” for purposes of Calculating Support?
When a Utah Court decides how to award child support and/or alimony in a divorce or parentage case, the Court takes into consideration each party’s income. The Court wants to know the income of each parent or party before it calculates and decides how to determine child and/or spousal support. However, if one of the […]
How do Utah Courts Handle the Relocation of a Parent?
If you received a child custody order by a Utah Court, resulting from either a divorce, parentage, or child welfare case, but now you (or the other parent of your child) intend to move to a new location that is more than 150 away from the residence of the other parent, you might be wondering, […]
In my Utah Divorce, How will My Business be Divided?
If you are getting a divorce and you own all or a portion of a business, but your spouse does not own any portion of that business, you might wonder, Will my business be considered a marital asset, to be divided between my spouse and I, even though my spouse wasn’t involved with the business […]