Navigating Post-Divorce Modifications in Utah

At Christensen Law, we understand that divorce is more than just a legal process—it’s a deeply personal journey marked by both challenges and opportunities for growth for families. As seasoned family law attorneys, we’ve walked alongside countless clients through the ups and downs of divorce proceedings, offering support and expert guidance every step of the...

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Time is Money: The Timeframe for Resolution in Litigation vs. Settlement

In the realm of legal disputes, time is a valuable commodity. Every moment spent embroiled in litigation carries costs, both financial and emotional. However, the decision to settle prematurely can also have lasting repercussions. At Christensen Law, we understand the delicate balance between expediency and thoroughness in resolving legal matters under Utah law. In this...

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Winter Sport Accidents in Utah: Guidance with Christensen Law

Utah’s majestic mountains and renowned ski resorts draw countless winter sports enthusiasts seeking thrills and adventure. However, amidst the beauty and excitement, the risk of skiing and other winter sport accidents looms large. Here at Christensen Law, we recognize the challenges individuals face in the aftermath of such incidents. Allow us to be your trusted...

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High Asset Divorces: Navigating the Maze

Divorces, especially those involving high assets, can resemble a labyrinth. Each twist and turn present new challenges, requiring expert guidance to navigate effectively. At Christensen Law, with over three decades of experience, we understand the intricacies of high asset divorces and offer exclusive insights to help you emerge from the maze unscathed. A Tailored Approach...

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Understanding Child Abandonment: How Long Does A Father Have to Be Absent To Lose His Rights in Utah?

Child Abandonment: A Delicate Issue Child abandonment is an incredibly sensitive and complex subject for parents. The thought of parting with their cherished children is unimaginable for most. Nonetheless, within the realm of the legal world, child abandonment often arises as a contentious matter in divorce cases and custody disputes. We frequently hear from concerned...

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How to Get an Annulment in Utah

Marriages in Utah may come to an end through either divorce or annulment. The distinction between the two is vital, and this article aims to shed light on their differences, while also providing insights into obtaining an annulment in Utah and the implications it carries. An annulment nullifies a marriage, deeming it to have never...

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File for Divorce in Utah

In Utah, divorces can be either uncontested or contested. Uncontested divorces occur when both spouses agree on all matters, leading to quicker and more affordable resolutions. The required documents for an uncontested divorce include, among other things, a verified petition for divorce, an affidavit of jurisdiction and grounds for divorce, a vital statistics form, and...

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3 Reasons Against Giving A Special Master Broad Powers In A Custody Case

It has become common in recent years for attorneys to agree to the appointment of Special Masters. This development is unexpected especially in light of the provisions for Masters in Utah Rules of Civil Procedure 53(b). It states: “A reference to a master shall be the exception and not the rule. . . . in...

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12 Tips for Preparing a Custody Order

Every custody case is different. Some parents get along, and some don’t. Disagreements over custody and parent time can cause enormous stress for the parents and the children. A well-drafted custody order can help prevent future disagreement and, hopefully, prevent future litigation. Although no list can address all issues, here are 12 provisions of a custody order that can...

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