Utah Divorce Blog

Brown Law — Our Story, 8 Years and Counting

By |2018-12-10T11:46:13+00:00December 10th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

As we end 2018, I realized Brown Law’s been around for 8 years. We started in October 2010, and have things changed since then. The Beginning of Brown Law — New Mexico The Brown Law story started, not in Utah, but in Farmington, New Mexico. That’s where my wife (Demaree), son (Elliot), and I lived. I [...]

Steve’s Getting Divorced — What Now?

By |2018-12-07T09:02:09+00:00December 7th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Steve married his wife what seems like forever ago. That was a time of such joy and hope. Back then, Steve felt like he was on top of the world and that his life had such potential. Steve and his wife got through school and had kids. These births were, of course, filled with joy and [...]

How Do You Deal with Non-Vested Pensions in Utah Divorce?

By |2018-12-05T09:39:17+00:00December 5th, 2018|Categories: Property Division|

A few months ago, Steve’s wife came to him and said she wasn’t happy and was thinking about ending their marriage. Steve was, needless to say, surprised. Since then, Steve and his wife have worked on things and have tried counseling. Nothing’s worked. Eventually, Steve’s wife filed for divorce. One of the issues Steve is trying [...]

Sarah’s Getting Divorced — How Did this Happen, and What Now?

By |2018-11-30T09:22:16+00:00November 30th, 2018|Categories: Alimony, Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce Mediation, Flat Fees, Property Division, Uncategorized|

Sarah married her husband what seems like forever ago. That was a time of such joy and hope. Back then, Sarah felt like she was on top of the world and that her life had such potential. Sarah and her husband got through school and had kids. These births were, of course, filled with joy and [...]

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The “Free” Utah Divorce Attorney Consultation That Isn’t

By |2018-11-26T13:42:02+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Finding a Utah divorce attorney is difficult. You probably started your search by going to the internet and doing general research on divorce. After a while, you started focusing in on particular attorneys you may want to meet with. That’s tough, though, because divorce attorneys almost always say the same things on their websites. Mostly, what [...]

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What To Wear to Court in Utah

By |2018-11-26T08:40:25+00:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

You’re getting divorced, and you have a court hearing coming up. It’s the first time you will have ever been in court. That’s a scary feeling. You’re nervous, unsure about what to say and what to do. Heck, you don’t even know how to find the courtroom. And you don’t know how to dress for court. [...]

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The Ethics of Getting Paid

By |2018-11-24T22:51:57+00:00November 24th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

Getting paid. Lawyers talking about it is like discussing religion, politics, or how much you make per year. You’re not supposed to do it in polite society. So, we for the most part don’t. This reluctance was taught to us by the same institutions that teach lawyers that we should give away our services for free. [...]

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Attorneys, Get Paid Like a Casino Boss

By |2018-11-23T09:26:02+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|

You’ve been on a case for a year. Your clients always been a bit of a pill, but you can handle it. It’s not that bad, really. Over the past couple months, though, you’ve had trouble getting paid on time. You follow up with your client, and there’s always a promise to get you money. Those [...]

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