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

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

Divorce and Military service can be complicated.

We understand that if you are active or retired Military that there are issues in a divorce that most attorneys will not understand. We understand because we have represented active and retired military in their divorces. By having an office close to Hill Air Force Base, we have had a lot of clients use our services ranging from divorce to DUI defense. Some common issues involving the military and divorces Read More

How do you prove Cohabitation in Utah

Myers v. Myers has finally been decided by the Utah Supreme Court and it has given us some answers and guidance as to what is cohabitation in Utah as it pertains to getting rid of alimony. In Myers the Court stated that a common domicile (house) needs to be established and that the relationship needs to have the "hallmarks" of a marriage. The key here is the work "hallmarks" and the use of that word with the Court. Read More

Child Custody in Utah

Child Custody is the most fought over aspect of a divorce in Utah. At Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins Attorneys, we understand your stress because we have helped other clients reach their goals concerning child custody in their divorce. You need to remember there are two different categories of child custody; Legal Custody Physical Custody It is true that child support will be based off how much time the Read More

Divorce Court in Utah can be confusing

How is Divorce Court handled in Utah? Divorce Court is first handled by a judge that is called a Commissioner. A district court judge oversees the Divorce Court or your specific Divorce case, but a Commissioner is who you will appear in front of the whole time unless your case goes to trial. Divorce Court in Utah can be difficult and hard to work your way through it. For example, every time you file a motion in front Read More

Divorce Process in Salt Lake City, UT

Divorcing in Salt Lake City can be stressful and time consuming. The Divorcing process in Utah involves certain steps and documents that must be filed with the court. Such questions of "have I lived in Utah long enough to start the divorce process" can be confusing but you have to make sure you are getting the right answers. Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins Attorneys can provide the answers to those questions. We Read More