Utah Divorce Blog

How To Get Back Child Support from Your Ex

By | 2018-01-21T11:33:43+00:00 January 21st, 2018|Categories: Child Support|

Nothing is more frustrating than going through an entire divorce, negotiating everything under the sun, from furniture to child custody, and then having your ex not pay child support. There really is no excuse for failing to pay child support. There’s a kid. The kid needs support. Your ex should pay a fair share. So, if [...]

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Can I Test my Spouse for Alcohol after We Get Divorced?

By | 2018-01-19T17:23:24+00:00 January 19th, 2018|Categories: Child Custody, Uncategorized|

Addiction is a very real problem in Utah. So many people are addicted to alcohol and drugs, and those addictions lead to a good many Utah divorces. The problem of alcoholism is especially bad when you have kids. We can’t have kids exposed to alcoholism unless we want to endanger them and vastly increase the likelihood [...]

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Can I Drug Test my Spouse after We Get Divorced?

By | 2018-01-19T17:07:46+00:00 January 12th, 2018|Categories: Child Custody|

Addiction is a very real problem in Utah. So many people are addicted to drugs and alcohol, and those addictions lead to a good many Utah divorces. The problem of drug addiction is especially bad when you have kids. We can’t have them exposed to drug behavior, or to drugs themselves (you’d be surprised how many [...]

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What Is the Right of First Refusal?

By | 2017-12-22T13:33:39+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

https://youtu.be/PVM8juEzY3Q Hi, I'm Marco Brown from Brown law divorce attorneys in Salt Lake City, Utah. I wanted to take a moment and answer a question that question is what is the right of first refusal the writer first refusal is the idea that it's better that children are cared for by their parents than by [...]

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Does the Right of First Refusal Apply to Stepparents?

By | 2017-12-22T18:44:48+00:00 December 21st, 2017|Categories: Child Custody|

https://youtu.be/pZGZE5oKcnw Hi, I'm Marco Brown from Brown Law, divorce attorneys in Salt Lake City, Utah. One of the questions we get asked pretty often about the right of first refusal is whether or not it applies to stepparents. What I mean by this is whether or not you can leave your kid alone with your [...]

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Do We Pay Taxes if We Divorce and Split the IRA?

By | 2017-12-19T17:02:25+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Categories: Property Division|

Divorce turns a marriage into a business transaction. That’s an unfortunate but true statement. A big part of that business transaction is splitting assets — including retirement assets. One of the most common type of retirement asset we deal with in Utah divorces is money in the IRA. Almost no one has a pension anymore, so [...]

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Do We Pay Taxes if We Divorce and Split the 401(k)?

By | 2017-12-19T14:24:58+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Categories: Property Division|

Divorce turns a marriage into a business transaction. That’s an unfortunate but true statement. A big part of that business transaction is splitting assets — including retirement assets. The most common type of retirement asset we deal with in Utah divorces is money in the 401(k). Almost no one has a pension anymore, so it’s usually [...]

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What Is Imputation of Income and what Does It Have to Do with Utah Divorce?

By | 2017-12-12T11:59:06+00:00 December 12th, 2017|Categories: Alimony, Child Support|

When you think of the word “income,” you probably think about actual money you earn from a job. That makes sense, and that’s what income means most of the time. Sometimes in Utah divorces, however, income isn’t income because it’s imputed income. What Is Imputed Income? Imputed income is income someone should earn but doesn’t. Let’s [...]

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I Think my Utah Divorce Lawyer Is Overcharging me; What Should I Do?

By | 2017-12-09T10:13:56+00:00 December 9th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

Problem #1: Hourly Billing Some prices are easy to understand. Some are not. Paying $1 for a Coke is easy to understand. You pay $1 and you get a Coke. That’s it. That’s all. Transaction done. Paying for most Utah divorce attorneys, on the other hand, is not easy to understand. Most attorneys bill by the [...]

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Who Is the Best Ogden Divorce Attorney?

By | 2017-12-09T10:05:29+00:00 December 7th, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

When people search on the internet for divorce and family law attorneys, they often type in something like “best ogden divorce attorney” or “best ogden family law attorney.” The results that pop up on Google usually pop up because a page on a website contains the words “best” “ogden” “divorce” and “attorney” in close proximity. So, [...]

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