Child Custody

5 Tips to Plan for Summer Vacation After Divorce

By | 2017-06-12T20:18:00+00:00 April 10th, 2017|Categories: Child Custody|Tags: |

Perhaps, last summer, you and your spouse were still together. You may not have been happy, but you were living together and so planning for summer vacation for your grade-school aged children wasn't all that hard. You just tackled it like you had in the past. This year, you're divorced. You have to figure out exactly [...]

Comments Off on 5 Tips to Plan for Summer Vacation After Divorce

Tips for Helping Your Child Adjust to Divorce

By | 2017-06-12T20:18:24+00:00 September 28th, 2016|Categories: Child Custody|Tags: , |

Divorce is a difficult adjustment for parents, but it's nothing compared to what your children must face. They never asked to have two parents living in separate households, disrupted schedules, and periods of tense emotions in their daily lives. How children react to divorce and its aftermath will vary depending on their age and personality. However, [...]

Comments Off on Tips for Helping Your Child Adjust to Divorce

How Does Church Attendance for the Kids Work?

By | 2017-06-12T20:18:41+00:00 September 5th, 2016|Categories: Child Custody|Tags: , , , , |

Religion is a big component of people's lives. It affects decisions like where to live, who to marry, whether you get divorced, etc. When people divorce, they have to extricate every facet of their lives together, including religion. In doing this, there can be some tricky things to navigate, like where do the kids go to [...]

Comments Off on How Does Church Attendance for the Kids Work?

How to Navigate Child Custody Disputes

By | 2017-06-12T20:19:01+00:00 August 30th, 2016|Categories: Child Custody|Tags: |

If you find yourself trying to navigate the rough waters that surround child custody issues, you have undoubtedly experienced many different challenges and emotions. Child custody issues often become quite heated, but in the end there really is no winner and great care should be taken to handle these issues in a way that has the [...]

Comments Off on How to Navigate Child Custody Disputes

How Bad Does It Have to Get Before I Can Go back to Court and Ask for Custody of My Kids?

By | 2017-06-12T20:19:16+00:00 August 14th, 2016|Categories: Child Custody|Tags: , , , , |

When you get divorced, you agree on how child custody and parent-time. In other words, you agree where the kids live and how much time they spend with each parent. And I say agree because about 98% of divorce cases are negotiated and agreed-on before trial. Usually, things go pretty smoothly after divorce in the sense [...]

Comments Off on How Bad Does It Have to Get Before I Can Go back to Court and Ask for Custody of My Kids?

What Are the Steps of a Custody Evaluation?

By | 2017-07-19T15:28:42+00:00 July 31st, 2016|Categories: Child Custody|Tags: , , , , |

When people fight in divorce, they fight about two things: kids and money. When kids are involved, things can get complicated. This is because figuring out custody and parent-time depends on lots of different things. To help the judge sort out everything, you usually hire a custody evaluator. In this post, I won't explain generally what [...]

Comments Off on What Are the Steps of a Custody Evaluation?

How Much Parent-Time Do We Each Get?

By | 2017-06-12T20:19:55+00:00 June 23rd, 2016|Categories: Child Custody|Tags: , , |

When people envision life after divorce, their minds turn to two main areas: kids and money. Money is incredibly important, and often intertwined with custody of the kids, but I want to talk specifically about kids for a moment. Where the kids live (custody) and how much time they spend with each parent (parent-time) are the [...]

Comments Off on How Much Parent-Time Do We Each Get?

What to Know About Child Custody Orders

By | 2017-06-12T20:20:11+00:00 May 10th, 2016|Categories: Child Custody|Tags: |

Getting divorced can be a stressful and life altering path for the adults involved, but what if there are children to consider? Custody arrangements are a large part of family law, and a very important consideration for anyone getting divorced. If you are getting divorced in the state of Utah, here are a few things you [...]

Comments Off on What to Know About Child Custody Orders