In Utah, the courts take the needs of children whose parents are going through a divorce very seriously. In fact, if the divorce petitioner and respondent have children together who are under-aged, the parents are required to take divorce education classes that other divorcees may not have to attend.
Although everyone makes mistakes, not all of them have far-reaching consequences as committing crime does. Unfortunately, one slip-up with the law can have a lasting detriment on all aspects of your life. While people like to say that you are not what you have done, it seems not to apply to those with a criminal history.
If you are among the many Americans suffering from drug addiction, you may have firsthand knowledge about just how hard it can be to kick your habit once and for all. Statistically, without undergoing treatment and having someone or something hold you accountable for your actions, your chances of staying clean are relatively slim.
Your wife will likely use anything she can in your divorce case to make things go in her favor. Therefore, you need to be very careful of what you do and say to avoid getting yourself into trouble. One area you need to be extra cautious with is social media.
Alternative dispute resolution approaches such as mediation continue to gain popularity as methods of negotiating legal issues in a structured environment outside the court setting. In the realm of family law, many use divorce mediation to resolve disputes about issues including spousal support, property division, custody and more.
Abuse is not limited to beatings and violence. Abuse comes in many forms. While you may know that your spouse has claimed that you're committing abuse against her, the fact is that you don't believe that's true. Here are four kinds of abuse that can take place in a home. It's possible to seek protection against these kinds of abuse, which could impact a person's parental rights.