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 […]
In Utah, what’s the Difference between Protective Orders, Restraining Orders, Stalking Injunctions, and the like?
If you are scared for your safety because you reasonably believe someone might try to physically or sexually harm you, your children, and/or other people associated with you, you will likely have a lot of questions as to what type of protection order you should try to obtain. Your questions might include: What’s the difference […]
That Fence Has Been There For Years – What Do You Mean The Property Isn’t Mine??
For the vast majority of those of us who own land, we can usually determine the boundary lines of our property by referring back to our deed. The deed is the legal document that conveyed, or transferred, the property to us from the previous owner. There are however, situations where the boundaries of the property […]
If I am Not a Resident of Utah, Can I Still be Sued in Utah Court?
Sometimes, residents of states other than Utah (and businesses located outside of Utah) will find themselves being sued in a Utah state court. They might wonder: Can I be sued in Utah, or do I have to be sued in my home state? The lawyerly response to that question is: “it depends.” It is typically […]
If Circumstances have Significantly Changed Since my Divorce, Should my Alimony Obligation Change Too?
Many people who undergo a divorce in Utah are either ordered to receive alimony (“spousal support”), or to pay it. Usually alimony is paid for a certain number of years at a set monthly amount. Unless the decree states otherwise, a monthly alimony obligation will terminate if the receiving ex-spouse either dies or remarries. However, […]