Salt Lake City, Utah DUI Lawyers

A DUI attorney is the help and rescue you need when a drunk driving charge has come against you. Hiring a DUI attorney is not an option if you value your freedom. In the case of drunk driving a strong DUI attorney and drunk driving defense is the only real chance you have of keeping your license and staying out of jail. If you have been charged as a DUI drunk by police in Salt Lake County, then that makes your need Read More

DUI Penalties in Utah

If a motorist is found to have been operating a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol or drugs, they will be arrested and charged with DUI (driving under the influence). A DUI is a serious crime, punishable by multiple penalties, which include jail time, community service and the suspension of the motorist’s driver’s license. There are a few ways in which a motorist may be charged with DUI. The first is by Read More

Child Support Calculator in Utah

We receive a lot of phone calls asking about child support. As Attorneys that work with child support and child custody we understand the confusion of child support calculators. There are different types of child support calculators in Utah; Joint Custody child support calculator Sole Custody child support calculator Split Custody child support calculator All of these calculators take into account income, parent Read More

Divorce Attorneys in Utah

Divorce Attorneys in Salt Lake City, Utah What are you looking for when looking for a divorce attorney in Utah? Usually people are looking for an attorney that is willing to fight for what they believe to be right. Whether that is a child custody issue, or a divorce, they want an attorney that is on their side. At Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins Attorneys, we will take the time to listen to what you want. At our Read More

Bankruptcy Attorney or Lawyer Fees Bankruptcy Advice

How much do attorneys charge for a bankruptcy? In Utah, your attorney costs are usually between $800 and $1500 depending on the complexity and issues in your particular case.  Some of the factors to think about are back taxes owed, whether you will have a means test issue, significant assets that were conveyed, the number of reaffirmations etc. Free Bankruptcy Advice or Consultation? Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins Read More

Family Law Court in Utah

Family Law Court - Lawyers in Utah If you are having a divorce or family law issue it is very likely that at some point in time you will enter a court room and will have to convince a judge or commissioner that you are right. Going to family law court can be stressful and unsettling. The lawyers at Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins Attorneys are in Court every day. We have the experience you need to deal with your Read More

Child Custody in Utah: Best Interest of Child

Utah Child Custody Attorneys What is one factor that the Courts will look at when deciding custody of a child or children? "Best Interest of the Child" What does best interest of the child mean? "Controlling factor in custody proceedings is the best interest and welfare of the child." Tuttle v. Henderson (Utah 1981). "Court must, in a custody dispute, give highest priority to welfare of children over desires of Read More

Grounds for Annulment in Utah

Grounds for Annulment of Marriage There are a few Utah Statutes that control Annulments in Utah. Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins Attorneys is a family law firm that has attorneys that can help you with your annulment and will be able to sit down and provide you with information in helping you with your annulment in Utah. The first statute in Utah is UCA 30-1-17 "When there is doubt as to the validity of a marriage, Read More

Utah Divorce: Recording Phone Calls

Can I record phone calls or statements made by my spouse without their knowledge? YES   Utah Code § 77-23a-4 (Offenses — Criminal and civil — Lawful interception), Subsection (7) (b): “A person not acting under color of law may intercept a wire, electronic, or oral communication if that person is a party to the communication... unless the communication is intercepted for the purpose of committing any criminal Read More

Child Custody Attorneys in Utah

Factors in Child Custody in Utah There has been a lot of press popping up around the country concerning child custody and obesity. The obesity revolves around the child or children and the parent care. Below is an excerpt from an article on the Wall Street Journal going over this idea and how it has been used recently. by ASHBY JONES and SHIRLEY S. WANG The nation's waistline is expanding, and so too is the role of Read More