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  • Items your Attorney will need in order to help you through your Divorce

    Financial Information This would include your taxes (probably the last three years), wage information (W-2), bank account information (you may want to collect at least the last three months of bank s

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  • Joint Custody Considerations in Utah

    Custody of your children during or after a divorce is the most important factor in your divorce if it involves children. There is nothing worse than not having your children. Joint Custody is when both parents both parents at least have 111 nights with the child/children a yea...

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  • Divorce Mediation in Utah

    Mediation is a great tool in Divorce cases in Utah. Mediation can be intimidating to people that have never experienced it, but it is a great way to find out what the other side is looking for in the divorce. You will quickly find out what items or issues are important to the oth...

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  • Parenting Plan Factors in Utah

    In Utah there are certain objectives that the court considers as important when deciding what the parenting plan should be; 1) Provide for the childs physical care; 2) Maintain the childs emotional stability 3) Provide for the childs changing needs as the child grows and matures ...

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  • Recording Phone Calls in your Divorce - Utah

    Can I record phone calls or statements made by my spouse without their knowledge? YES Utah Code 77-23a-4 (Offenses Criminal and civil Lawful interception), Subsection (7) (b): A person not acting under color of law may intercept a wire, electronic, or oral communication if th...

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  • Child Custody in Utah

    We have helped clients with their child custody needs. This is something that is very important, this defines your schedule with your children moving forward. There are two types of custody in Utah Physical Custody This can be joint or sole. There may also be primary physica...

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  • When to File for Divorce in Utah - Arnold & Wadsworth

    When is the right time to file for divorce? This is a question that we often hear. The answer depends on your situation. Because every divorce is unique there is always a better time to file for divorce than others. Some things to consider include; Is there children involved?...

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  • Divorce in Utah - First Step - Arnold & Wadsworth

    First, you have to decide that you want or need a divorce. Chances are that if you are reading this you are either trying to decide whether to file for divorce or try to work on your relationship with your spouse. There are always a lot of things to consider; children, money, ass...

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  • Divorce in Utah - Second Step - Arnold & Wadsworth

    Next, you need to file the Petition for Divorce. I will discuss later how to answer a Divorce Petition if one has been filed and served upon you. In order to file for a Divorce you need to be prepared to know where to know where your spouse is in order to serve them with the Divo...

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  • Divorce in Utah - Step 3 - Arnold & Wadsworth

    After filing the Divorce Petition you may want to do what is called Temporary Orders through the court. This is what is done to establish child support, alimony, and asset division during the pendency of the divorce, or until the divorce is final. The reason you would want to mov...

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