Utah Family Law Blog

Utah Protective Order Overview: The Basics

Protective Orders in Utah are governed by the Cohabitant Abuse Act which begins with section 78B-7-101 of  Utah Code Annotated. Any victim of past or potential future violence or abuse by a current or past “co-habitant” may request a protective order from a Utah...

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Asset and Debt Distribution in a Utah Divorce

This blog entry is not a statement of law, but offers an example of how the court may view things generally.  There are many many reasons why, in any particular case, a court may do things much differently than portrayed here.  However, this will give readers a...

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FAQ 4: Alimony

Who can get alimony, court considerations, duration, contracts, types of awards, and tax considerations.

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Divorce Education For Children

For one year, Salt Lake District Court has been offering a pilot program of divorce education for children ages 9 to 12.  This program is entirely voluntary and is intended to help children learn how to better communicate their feelings during the trying time of...

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