visitation

Parent-Time: Keep it Simple

By |July 20th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , |

Divorce is hard. Figuring out how to extricate your life from your spouse's is hard. Figuring out what to do with the kids is hard. It's all hard. And when things are hard, people tend not to do them. Sure, we might stick with hard stuff for a while, but, eventually, we lose energy. Diet Think [...]

Comments Off on Parent-Time: Keep it Simple

Do I Have to Pay Child Support if I’m Not Getting Visitation?

By |January 20th, 2016|Categories: Child Custody|Tags: , , , , , , |

Let me describe a scene. You pay your child support every month like clockwork. You always take your parent-time (i.e., visitation) with your son. Then, you get a new girlfriend. Your ex doesn't like her at all and says she won't have her son around the new girl. So, she doesn't allow you visits anymore. This [...]

Comments Off on Do I Have to Pay Child Support if I’m Not Getting Visitation?

How Far apart Can Parents Live and Still Have 50/50 Custody?

By |January 16th, 2016|Categories: Child Custody|Tags: , , , , |

When people divorce, they fight about two things: money and kids. Money, honestly, is relatively easy most of the time. Kids, on the other hand, not so much. And parent-time arrangements is often one of the most contentious issues. A highly sought after parent-time arrangement is 50/50. This is where both parents share an [...]

Comments Off on How Far apart Can Parents Live and Still Have 50/50 Custody?

Christmas Visitation: When Does it Begin and End?

By |December 24th, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , |

Christmas is upon us again. And when it's Christmas, it's time to talk about Christmas vacation and parent-time. Hopefully, you started planning Christmas parent-time long ago. If you haven't, however, this will answer the most common questions regarding when vacation begins and ends. Christmas visitation in Utah is handled in one of two ways. The first [...]

Comments Off on Christmas Visitation: When Does it Begin and End?

Children Need the Input of Both Parents

By |May 1st, 2013|Categories: Child Custody|Tags: , , |

We often hear the lament that fathers are not always treated fairly when it comes to issues surrounding the children. One Salt Lake City father claimed that he has not been allowed to see his children in close to two years, and that there has been no sufficient justification as to why he has been denied [...]

Comments Off on Children Need the Input of Both Parents