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...Read More
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...Read More
How Do You Get An Annulment In Utah?
In Utah, and in the United States as a whole, the most common way to end a marriage is through a divorce. However, in some very specific circumstances, it is actually possible to get an annulment instead. While annulments are less common, they may be a better option for your specific situation and may save you...Read More
Going To Trial
Some family law cases go to trial despite attempts to settle beforehand. At Christensen Law, the Salt Lake City family law attorneys have experience with custody and annulment cases in Utah. We have experience with both amicably settling cases and taking cases to trial. Below, we provide some tips for those who are going to trial now or maybe going...Read More