Utah Divorce Blog

Utah Has a new Divorce Rule: Utah Rule of Civil Procedure 109

By |2019-02-07T09:01:49+00:00February 6th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Look, I know rules of civil procedure aren’t sexy. In fact, they’re down right boring. Heck, most people (including many lawyers) don’t know they exist. What they do is tell Utah divorce lawyers how a case should proceed. That’s about it. But here’s the thing: the rules of civil procedure are seriously important. If your attorney [...]

I’m Going Through Divorce and My Spouse just Died; What Do I Do?

By |2019-02-04T11:30:18+00:00February 4th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

After years, you finally decided to divorce. That was a difficult decision. And going through divorce wasn’t much easier. It never is. Then, one day in the middle of your divorce, you get a call. The person calling tells you your spouse died of a freak accident/drunk driving/drug overdose/heart attack/whatever. You’re devastated. Your kids are devastated. [...]

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Marco Polo and Utah Divorce

By |2019-02-03T08:36:33+00:00February 3rd, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

Everyone knows that technology always changes. Not a day goes by that there aren’t 1700 new apps to download and play with. Almost none of them actually become popular, though, so we never get to know them or remember their names. Marco Polo seems to be an exception. Marco Polo is a video messaging app that [...]

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Christmas 2018 Utah Parent Visitation Schedule: How To Reduce Conflict with Your Ex

By |2018-12-18T07:32:44+00:00December 18th, 2018|Categories: Child Custody|

When it comes to divorced parent visitation, there are holidays and then there are holidays. Pioneer day is a holiday. It’s kind of cool, but it’s usually not a huge deal for Utah divorced families. No one fights about Pioneer Day visitation. Christmas is a holiday. Christmas is incredibly important for most Utah families because it’s [...]

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Kids Holiday Travel after a Divorce: 5 Tips

By |2018-12-15T18:57:06+00:00December 15th, 2018|Categories: Child Custody|

It’s been a while in the making, but you’re finally divorced. And, as if that weren’t enough, your ex moved to another state. So, now you have to navigate your kid’s travel back and forth between Utah and “that other state” during the holidays. Travel can be daunting (mainly because coordinating travel can devolve in to [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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