Divorce Mediation

What is A Contested Divorce?

By |September 18th, 2015|Categories: Divorce Mediation|Tags: |

When you decide that divorce is the best option, there is a lot of new legal jargon that will be thrown your way. This might be overwhelming at the start, but soon you will know which terms you need to understand and which are not as important. One of the most common questions that arise is [...]

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Making the Most of Mediation Sessions

By |August 6th, 2015|Categories: Divorce Mediation|Tags: |

For Utah couples, the end of a marriage means going through divorce proceedings. Taking the process to court for litigation means unnecessary court fees and an often long trial. Couples can usually go through divorce mediation to either shorten the litigation or avoid it altogether. In fact, Utah law requires all couples to go through mediation [...]

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Why Must I Disclose My Financial Information in A Divorce?

By |July 8th, 2015|Categories: Divorce Mediation|Tags: |

In divorce proceedings, Utah law requires the spouses to disclose certain information about their assets and debts. This requirement can be very frustrating to people going through a divorce. It may seem pointless to disclose information that your spouse already has access to. Moreover, it may seem like an invasion of privacy to be required to [...]

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Research Shows Money Dispute Leads to Divorce Issues

By |June 29th, 2015|Categories: Divorce Mediation|Tags: |

Fighting with your spouse over financial challenges contributes to more than just emotional stress. According to the results of a survey, it will likely lead to divorce. Researchers concluded that arguments about money and financial issues were indicators of other problems in the marriage. A dispute about money carried with it undertones of bigger relationship problems [...]

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Utah Couples Must Wait 90 Days to Get Divorced

By |June 18th, 2015|Categories: Divorce Mediation|Tags: |

Every married couple argues. In the heat of the moment, it may be tempting to want a divorce as quickly as possible. But as we all know, sometimes we make hasty decisions when we are upset. To address this issue, most states require couples to go through a cooling off period before they can get divorced. [...]

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Divorce Mediation Frequently Asked Questions

By |June 10th, 2015|Categories: Divorce Mediation|Tags: |

When it comes to saving time and money during a divorce, mediation can be the way to go in Utah. You potentially save on certain fees, plus you can amicably find an agreement for splitting assets. While the process is pretty straightforward, there are some nuances that can become confusing. What’s the role of the mediator, [...]

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Going through Divorce Mediation

By |April 23rd, 2015|Categories: Divorce Mediation|Tags: , , , , , , , |

For many Utah couples who are facing divorce, mediation is extremely beneficial. Not only do couples usually spend less on their divorce while being more in control of how their property or assets are divided, mediation often allows couples to come to an agreement without major conflict. What makes mediation work so well in many situations [...]

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Divorce Mediation Offers an Alternative to Court Proceedings

By |April 17th, 2015|Categories: Divorce Mediation|Tags: , , , , , |

Divorce mediation offers an alternative to court divorces for Utah couples, which can save them money and allow them to work together in the best interests of their children. Mediation can be especially helpful for ex-spouses trying to establish parenting plans because it can help them to learn to communicate with each other within the boundaries [...]

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Divorce Mediation and Utah Marriage Law

By |April 3rd, 2015|Categories: Divorce Mediation|Tags: , , , , , |

Divorce mediation has become an increasingly popular method of resolving differences and crafting compromises in Utah couples who decide to divorce. Especially where children are involved, mediated divorce confers the advantages of a neutral third party who can step in with suggestions and a safe space in which all parties can make their desires and wishes [...]

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Divorce in Utah Requires Mediation

By |October 6th, 2014|Categories: Divorce Mediation|Tags: , , , , |

While television shows and movies make it seem as though all divorce cases end up in court, action has been taken in Utah to keep this from actually happening. Since 2005, state law requires couples to seek out divorce mediation prior to ending up in court. Once a couple enters mediation, it is expected that they [...]

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