From Family Lawyers : Legal Advice and Answers

What Happens in a Divorce With a Prenup vs. Without a Prenup?

In this blog, you will learn… Prenup Meaning What Does a Prenup Do? Things a Prenup Cannot Do: Don’t Have a Prenup Should I Get a Prenup? How To Get a Prenup? Prenups (prenuptial agreements) were once typically used only by the wealthiest couples. But, over the past couple of decades, this legal agreement has become more and more common. People planning their marriages naturally want to protect their spouses and themselves from unexpected future difficulties. Getting a prenup is…

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Can a Stepparent be Required to Pay Child Support?

A stepparent may support his or her spouse’s children for years while married to their parent. But, there is no obligation under Utah or U.S. federal law for the stepparent to pay child support for the spouse’s children born from a previous relationship. However, a stepparent can impact the amount of child support that his or her spouse, the biological parent, is required to pay. This can, in effect, cause the stepparent to incur costs from resulting child support increases.…

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November is National Adoption Awareness Month

When people think about November, they often think about a month that is set aside for Thanksgiving. Even though it is true that November is a month that is filled with turkey and football, it is also true that November is National Adoption Awareness Month. It is important for everyone to think about what this month means, that countless children that still need to be adopted, and the legal process to have to be completed in order for someone to…

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Denial of Visitation Rights

When can you deny a parent from seeing their child? This may be an uncomfortable question, but it’s a necessary one when it comes to working out the details of visitation rights. Understanding the rules has a lot to do with how the courts view the topic. At Wall & Wall Attorneys at Law, P.C., we understand the nuances behind every divorce, which is why this topic can be more complicated than it first appears. We’ll look at the premise…

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Handling Time-Sharing During the COVID-19 Pandemic FAQ

When you have a child custody order for time-sharing, you may be confused as to what to do during the COVID-19 pandemic. Should you keep your children with you or let them have the court-ordered time with your former spouse? The simple answer is to let your children spend time with your former spouse as withholding visitation is violating the court order. We Both Agree to Suspend Time-Sharing. What Do We Need to Do? If you both agree to suspend…

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