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SALT LAKE CITY – Divorce in itself can be challenging, but add kids to the mix and a lot of those challenges become emotionally charged – especially when it comes to custody. Questions such as who gets the kids, when the other parent gets to see them, and how much time the children will spend with each parent are typically answered by a judge. But all too often, parents don’t follow the determined guidelines. Many Utah dads claim to be the victims of so-called custodial interference. So is there a …

The following factors help a judge determine what is in the best interests of a child: the child’s school, community, religious, or other activities, the availability of both parents to care for the child, the developmental needs of the child, and the child’s emotional bond with each parent. The judge may also look at each parent’s parenting skills, the shared interests between the child and parents, the distance between the parents’ homes, and the preference of the child. Younger children may have a different parenting schedule than older children, but …

Report says access to civil and family law courts is too limited and complicated. Justice system access unequal The report, released in October, describes access to justice in Canada as being profoundly unequal, especially in civil and family law courts. The problem is particularly acute in family law cases where issues such as child custody and support are sometimes unfairly decided because people do not have access to legal representation. Another Toronto Star article on the report described a growing number of people who make too much money to qualify …

Utah’s Department of Health reports that approximately 32 percent of homicides in the state were connected to domestic abuse in 2011. More than 3,400 women, men and children sought protection in shelters to flee abusive environments. Instances and threats of domestic abuse must be taken seriously. Help is available for those who find themselves in these situations. One legal remedy is to request a  protective order . Utah Protective Order Basics Utah state law  allows domestic abuse victims to file for protection with a Request for a Protective Order. A protective order is designed to …

During the divorce process, many Utah parents wonder how their decision to end their marriage will impact the relationships they have with their children. In order to protect their children’s well-being, parents will either be awarded joint or sole custody once their divorce is finalized. Sole custody In sole custody arrangements, according to the American Bar Association, one parent is responsible for taking care of his or her children the majority of the time. This parent is also responsible for making major decisions about his or her children. However, when sole custody is awarded, …

It is a story that frequently unfolds in the lives of Utah parents. Mother and father are married, have children, the couple separates and finally divorce. Parenting by each is provided by the decree, and then the parent with primary residential custody decides to relocate. The other parent sees his or her relationship with the children and parenting rights at risk. The recent decision of Taylor v. Elisonby the Utah Court of Appeals is instructive on the road map for courts to decide whether to allow the relocation. In Taylor, the divorce decree …

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