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  • Can he force me out of our home? Or keep me from the Harley?

    My husband and I are divorcing and just recently he told me I have 30 days to get me and our children out of the home. My name isn't on the deed but we have been married for 5 yrs. he gave me the impression that he put the deed in someone else's n...

    Ryan’s Answer

    He cannot force you and the children out of the home at this point. The ultimate determination for who is awarded the home will depend on a variety of factors, but at this point he cannot simply kick you and the kids out. If the Harley was purchased during the marriage, even if it is only in his name, it is still a marital asset subject to the equitable property division in the divorce. Your best avenue right now might be to file the divorce and ask for temporary orders. At a temporary order hearing, the court can determine who should live in the marital home, what custody should be, what child support and spousal support should be, and who gets temporary use and possession of certain assets, like the Harley, all on a temporary basis during the proceedings which will last until you either reach a resolution or go to trial.

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  • Ors case closes

    How does this work? I've been receiving child support for last almost 10 yes. My ex's behavior and Acton's has got into trouble he is incarcerated in federal prison 5-6 yes. So ors just closes my case. I don't think that's right. What options do I...

    Ryan’s Answer

    ORS closing the case doesn't extinguish his obligations to pay child support.
    If he terminated his rights, or you can terminate them because of abandonment, he would not have an ongoing obligation for child support, but would still owe the arrears.
    If you do want to terminate his rights, you may need to have a step-parent adoption done so the court would approve the termination. If there isn't an adoption being done as part of the process, you risk the Court not approving the termination so the child isn't left without two parents.

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  • Is it possible for a divorce decree to be enforced through the Office of Recovery Services without the signature of a judge ?

    It has been 3 years since my divorce. I am the respondent. I decided to read over the copy of the decree that I received after the divorce was final. I see no signatures from any judge or court official on my decree. State Official signature lines...

    Ryan’s Answer

    It may be that your copy isn't signed by the Judge. You will want to check with the Court for a copy to see if it was signed. If it was never signed then it may not have been properly submitted. Once you check with Court, if it isn't signed, then you'll need to likely consult an attorney about the status and what needs to be done.

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  • I would like to know how I ask the judge on a open family law case for grandparents visitation. when they go back with their mom

    I called the police on my daughter because she left her 6 year old home alone for 3 hours... CPS removed all 3 kids from her care...its been 9 months and they are starting to transition them back in her care.. the judge on the case gave visitation...

    Ryan’s Answer

    Recent case law in Utah makes it very difficult to get any grandparent visitation once the children are back in her care. The courts have given broad discretion to a parents choice in allowing or disallowing grandparents to visit the children. If you feel strongly about it, then you may want to still pursue it anyway, even if your chances or prevailing are slim.

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  • My husband filed for divorce and with in minutes after the 20th day his attorney filed default what happens next

    My husband filed for divorce I answered within then 20 days my attorney sent me a email saying it was filed w/ a minute to go. My spouses attorney filed a default? What's next

    Ryan’s Answer

    Sounds like you have an attorney, so the first step would be to meet with that attorney.
    In my experience, if the court has not yet signed the Decree, they will likely count your answer, and the case will proceed forward as a contested divorce.

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  • What is the relocation schedule for a parent that has moved out of state

    For example, the parenting plan simply says Wednesday to Sunday for the Thanksgiving holiday. Are their specific times or is it wide open for interpretation.

    Ryan’s Answer

    The relocation statute is UCA 30-3-37. Assuming your decree provides for the statutory provisions for relocation, the statute provides specific instructions as to what the parent-time is and how it operates. It also addresses costs for transportation for parent-time. The following is a link to the statute: http://le.utah.gov/code/TITLE30/htm/30_03_003700.htm

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  • My ex was given every other yr for taxes, I now have sole legal custody, does this mean I don't need to split the tax yr up

    divorced in 2004, amended because of daycare bill in 2009, asked for sole custody instead of the money

    Ryan’s Answer

    If the decree did not change the provision that divided the deduction for taxes, then that provision is still in effect, and your ex would still be permitted to claim the deduction every other year for taxes. Your decree may contain a common provision though that your ex must be current on support obligations in that tax year in order to be able to claim the deduction, so you'll want to closely read the decree for that point of further clarification.

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  • What can i do to see my son?

    My son's mom wont let me see him at all all i want is 2 see him atleast for the weekend.

    Ryan’s Answer

    If the two of you were not married, you need to file a Parentage action, or a Suit for Paternity. Through that court case, you can establish an enforceable custody arrangement, and set child support.

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  • What is a law and motion?

    This is pertaining to a divorce

    Ryan’s Answer

    It may be a law and motion calendar for Judges and Commissioners. Those are the time slots that you can schedule hearings with the court on motions that are filed, like a motion for temporary orders. Some more context to your question would help to be able to give you a more definitive answer.

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  • What is the quickest way to have my husband forced from our home prior to a final divorce?

    He has begun taking meth, and I want him out. The house is only in my name, I make the payments, he has no job.

    Ryan’s Answer

    If you have already filed for divorce, you can file for temporary orders, and ask the court to award you the house temporarily until there is a final order in the case.
    You could also consider calling the police if you know that he is using meth and there is evidence to substantiate it. The only problem you could run into is the police investigating and finding meth, and then attributing the meth to you. Because that is a possibility, you really should file for temporary orders right away.

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