Utah Family Law Blog

Utah Code Holiday Parent-Time: Halloween

It's that time of year. Falling leaves, pumpkin spice, and Halloween school parades. With the fun also comes questions about Halloween parent-time. The questions arise because Halloween is treated differently than all of the other holidays outlined in Utah Code Ann....

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Creditors Can Sue You- Names Don’t Matter

As you may have realized already in reading this blog, in Family Court in Utah, both parties are liable for the debts of the other party if the debt was incurred during marriage and is not a student loan. In other words, all marital debt will be added up, regardless...

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5 Tips To Prepare For Mediation

  Our attorney mediator Stacy Roberts shares how to prepare for your mediation to ensure the best possible experience.   http://youtu.be/55YPjMYuPYk For more information or to schedule a session, visit our Utah mediation...

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Utah Holiday Parent Time 2014

How Will Your Child's Winter Break Period be Divided this Year for Parent Time? As we are already in the month of December, that means holiday schedules and children out of school for winter break. Below are a few reminders about the even year parent time schedule...

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What does a mediator DO at mediation?

I often find myself telling parties what I do NOT do as a mediator in their case. I am not a judge, jury or attorney to advise them.  I am not the decision maker or the advice giver. After that I can see it on their face, that awkward question… “but then what DO you...

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Understanding Utah’s 90 Day Waiting Period

In Utah there is a ninety day waiting period before decree of divorce may be signed by a judge. This ninety day waiting period begins the day the complaint (or petition) for divorce is filed with the court. To determine when your ninety day waiting period will end,...

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