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Divorce Attorney Utah

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Divorce can be one of the most challenging and emotional processes an individual can go through. Let our experienced divorce attorney Utah to help you protect your family relationships and preserve your assets through the divorce process and relieve the stress of the process.  We understand first-hand that divorce is stressful, emotionally draining, and complicated. Let us help you minimize the stress and maximize your results.

rest easy that your interests will be protected at every turn with a trusted divorce attorney Utah in your corner. We will guide you through the entire process of divorce, child custody, property division, and any support issues in your case.

Serving Utah

We serve all of central and southern Utah from Salt Lake, West Jordan, Lehi, Saratoga Springs, Orem, Provo, Springville, Spanish Fork, Payson, Heber, Nephi, and St. George. Regardless of whether your case is a simple uncontested divorce, a complicated contested divorce, or somewhere in between we can help you relieve your stress and make sure you are as protected and comfortable with the process as possible.

We will work tirelessly to ensure that your needs and goals are met and keep you appraised of the progress of your case along the way. We know how to strategically pursue your case, so that you obtain the best results possible. Divorce and all legal issues associated with this pivotal life event can be resolved through dynamic trial representation, negotiation, or mediation.

Contested Or Contested Utah Divorce

If there are disputes that can’t be resolved, we can help you through the process to ensure your rights are protected. We focus on achieving the best results with the least amount of attorney’s fees possible to maximize your satisfaction. We also offer an affordable uncontested divorce option. Our trusted attorney will help you every step of the way.

Resolving Issues Between The Parties

In family law & divorce matters each of the parties are generally responsible for their own expenses–including attorney’s fees. When disputes arise during a divorce or following a divorce without resolution the more court time and more attorney’s fees the matter becomes. When the parties can agree or find quick resolutions the cheaper the matter is. We also find that the more the parties can agree the higher the satisfaction of the parties. We always seek to find common ground or quick resolutions first to keep our fees as low as possible. When the parties can’t agree, however, rest assured that we will aggressively defend your interest.

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You've Agreed To All the Terms of Divorce?

$1000 Uncontested Divorce

If you and your ex have agreed to all the terms of property division, custody, child support & maintenance and only need an attorney to draft the paperwork to make the agree legal, our flat-fee uncontested divorce can help. 

We understand that attorneys sometimes complicate your agreement to increase their fees. Not us! Our flat-fee uncontested divorce will affordably draft and file all the necessary paperwork to quickly finalize your divorce–if you have already agreed to the terms.

Divorce Process Utah

In Utah, the divorce process involves several steps and requires adherence to specific laws and regulations. The state recognizes both no-fault and fault-based grounds for divorce, and the process is designed to address issues such as property division, child custody, and spousal support.

Divorce Process

  1. Filing for Divorce The divorce process begins with the filing of a Petition for Divorce. This document is submitted to the district court in the county where either spouse resides. The petitioner must serve the respondent with the divorce papers, formally notifying them of the divorce proceedings.

  2. Responding to the Petition Once served, the respondent has 21 days (if residing in Utah) or 30 days (if residing outside Utah) to file a response. Failure to respond within the designated timeframe may result in a default judgment, granting the petitioner the terms they requested in the petition.

  3. Temporary Orders Either party can request temporary orders to address immediate concerns such as child custody, support, and property division. These orders are in effect until the final divorce decree is issued and are intended to provide stability during the divorce process.

  4. Mediation Utah requires mediation for most divorce cases. A neutral third-party mediator assists the couple in negotiating and resolving disputes outside of court. If mediation is unsuccessful, the case proceeds to trial.

  5. Trial If mediation does not result in an agreement, the divorce case goes to trial. A judge hears evidence and makes decisions on contested issues, such as asset division, custody, and support.

  6. Finalizing the Divorce Once all issues are resolved, the judge signs the final divorce decree. This legal document outlines the terms of the divorce, including property division, custody arrangements, and support obligations. The divorce is legally finalized when this decree is issued.

For more information on Utah Divorce, a free initial consultation is your best next step. 

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For more information on Utah Divorce, a free initial consultation is your best next step. 

GET THE DIVORCE ANSWERS YOU NEED BY CONTACTING US TODAY.

Utah Divorce FAQs

Child support in Utah is based on a formula that can easily be calculated if the income of both spouses is known. You can use the calculator at Office of Recovery Services locate at Office of Recovery Services  – (utah.gov).

Your property will be categorized as either a non-maritital asset or a marital asset. If the property was acquired during the marriage it will generally be a martial asset.

Each party will receive their separate property. Marital property will generally be divided equitably. 

Alimony is a remedy awarded to help a financially weaker spouse become self-sufficient. In Utah alimony is discretionary and is not awarded in every case. Factors that a court will consider in determining if alimony should be awarded and if so how much includes: 

  • Income and financial resources of both parties
  • Age
  • Emotional & physical condition of each party
  • Standard of living during the marriage
  • Length of the marriage
Other factors can impact alimony such as “cause” such as an affair during marriage, cohabitation after divorce and employment.

Each party typically is responsible for his or her own legal expenses and costs associated with divorce. In some case, the court may award attorney’s fees.

In Utah if the divorce is contested (an answer is filed), then mediation is required. In some cases more than one mediation will be necessary to resolve all the issues.

For more information on Utah Divorce, a free initial consultation is your best next step. 

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