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...Read More
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
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