Child Support

I Think my Ex Makes More Money now; Can I Change Child Support?

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Child Support|

You’ve been divorced for a few years now. Your ex was ordered to pay you child support, and he’s been paying the same amount every month. But you heard he got a new job, and you’re pretty sure he makes more money now than he did when you divorced. He takes more trips. He has a [...]

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Should I not Get a Second Job during my Divorce to Save Money on Child Support and Alimony?

By |September 27th, 2019|Categories: Alimony, Child Support|

When you’re going through a divorce, you’re often afraid about the future. How much time will I have with the kids? How much debt will I have? Will I have enough money to live on? About that last question, when people crunch the numbers, they often find that after child support and alimony, they won’t have [...]

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My Spouse is in Prison; Can I still Receive Child Support and Alimony?

By |September 26th, 2019|Categories: Alimony, Child Support|

A spouse going to prison is one of the hardest things anyone will ever have to deal with. The effect on families is terrible. In fact, most families don’t make it through a spouse’s prison sentence. Divorce is the almost inevitable result. So, what happens with child support and alimony when one spouse is in prison? [...]

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

By |November 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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What Costs Do We Share when We Have 50/50 Custody in Utah?

By |April 26th, 2018|Categories: Child Custody, Child Support|

50/50 custody is becoming more popular in Utah, although, it’s far from the norm. The more popular it becomes, the more people have questions about how 50/50 works in real life. One question that comes up regarding 50/50 custody is: what costs do we share when we have 50/50 custody? The answer is: quite a few. [...]

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Does Mileage Reimbursement Count as Income for Child Support and Alimony in Utah?

By |April 24th, 2018|Categories: Alimony, Child Support|

In Utah, people get paid in all sorts of interesting ways. Sometimes they get money. Sometimes they get benefits. Sometimes they get stuff. And sometimes they get paid mileage reimbursement. Mileage is designed to reimburse for the wear and tear on your car. That’s not how people use it, though. They never set aside that money [...]

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Does Per Diem Count as Income for Child Support and Alimony?

By |April 24th, 2018|Categories: Alimony, Child Support|

In Utah, people get paid in all sorts of interesting ways. Sometimes they get money. Sometimes they get benefits. Sometimes they get stuff. And sometimes they get paid per diem. Per diem, technically, is supposed to reimburse an employee for travel expenses, e.g.: food, hotels, gas, etc. But, often, instead of spending money on per diem, [...]

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My Husband Filed for Divorce and Defaulted Me while I Was on Deployment; What Can I Do?

By |March 16th, 2018|Categories: Alimony, Child Custody, Child Support, Military Divorce|

Divorce never happens at an opportune time. In fact, it always comes at the worst time. For a member of the military, that worst time is on deployment. You’re homesick, isolated, lonely, bored, sometimes scared. Then, bam! You get divorce papers. You’re supposed to respond within thirty days, but you just don’t have it in you, [...]

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My Wife Filed for Divorce and Defaulted Me while I Was on Deployment; What Can I Do?

By |March 16th, 2018|Categories: Alimony, Child Custody, Child Support, Military Divorce|

Divorce never happens at an opportune time. In fact, it always comes at the worst time. For a member of the military, that worst time is on deployment. You’re homesick, isolated, lonely, bored, sometimes scared. Then, bam! You get divorce papers. You’re supposed to respond within thirty days, but you just don’t have it in you, [...]

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