Common Family Law Problems

In this video, Ogden divorce lawyer Brian Arnold is discussing marital property, trial and the marital estate, and the possibility of discovery or trial. Read More

Child Custody Laws in Utah

Child Custody laws in Utah can be confusing. The lawyers at Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins can help you through the child custody laws of Utah. In Utah, the best interest of the child is always the determining factor with the court that has the most weight. There a certain factors that the court will consider in order to figure out what the best interest of the child is; 1) Whether the physical, psychological, and Read More

Attorneys for Family Law

Family law encompasses a lot of different areas. At Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins Attorneys, we have attorneys that understand and that can help with family law legal issues. Family law can be very emotional. Whether it is a Petition to Modify your divorce decree or a child custody petition our family law attorneys can help. One issue that usually comes around is how to deal with the holidays in a joint custody Read More

Utah Personal Bankruptcy Information

What is Personal Bankruptcy? In opposite to business bankruptcy, personal bankruptcy falls into three categories: Chapter 7 (straight bankruptcy), Chapter 13 (personal reorganization), Chapter 11 (for business or high income/debt individuals). Chapter 7 Straight Bankruptcy A Chapter 7 involves three main entities: you, the trustee and your creditors.  In a Chapter 7, all of you non exempt property is placed in the Read More

Salt Lake City Divorce Lawyers

We are a divorce law firm with an office in Salt Lake City, Utah. With a Salt Lake City office, we are able to serve our divorce clients quickly whether in Salt Lake County or Weber County. We have clients from Ogden to Provo with Salt Lake City being a main hub for our clients. With two locations it provides you with legal representation that can get your case going in a prompt manner. We know how serious and Read More

Underemployment and Child Support

Being underemployed can affect your child support. Have you lost a job and had your child support change? Has a judge stated you are underemployed? If a judge has found you underemployed it is very important as to whether it is voluntary or involuntary. With the economy the way it is there are a lot of working people that are not making as much as they usually do. However, there have been cases where judges still Read More

Protective Orders and Divorce

In Utah, I see protective orders used a lot in divorces. It seems like an easy way for people to grab a house and the children in a simple way. The other side of that coin is that I see them abused and used when they shouldn't be. Because the Courts are so busy it will be at least 2 to 3 weeks before they get into Court and therefore the house and children have been taken from the other parent. Protective orders Read More

Possession of a Controlled Substance

Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins Attorneys can help you if you have been charged with Possession of a Controlled Substance. This usually involves possessing drugs, i.e. marijuana. While marijuana is usually the drug that is possessed when someone is charged, it is not the only drug that can be possessed in order to be charged. Possession of controlled substance is not something you want on your permanent record. By Read More

Family Law legal counsel in Utah

If you are facing a family law legal issue the attorneys at Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins can help. Divorce help is hard to come by but Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins Attorneys offers a free consultation in order to educate you so that you can make the best decision in your family law situation. When it comes to family law there are no easy decisions. Use our free consultation in order to make the best decisions. Read More

Good Divorce? Child Custody can be a difficult topic

Is there such a thing as a good divorce. The NY Times had an interesting article discussing divorce and whether it can be done in a good way. The article also discusses child custody and a little bit out the evolution of joint custody in the court system. Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins Attorneys is a law firm with attorneys that practice in the area of divorce, child custody and general family law. Below is a link Read More