5 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Deciding to Adopt

Adopting a child is a huge, absolutely life-changing decision to make, and it is not only your life that is going to be impacted. Before you take that leap, here are five questions you should ask yourself before deciding to adopt to ensure you’re making the right choice:    Are You Eligible? First of all, are you even eligible to adopt a child? In Utah, you have to be 21 or older to adopt. Also, you Read More

Utah Divorce: Understanding the Division of Property

Whenever going through a divorce in Utah, the ideal solution for splitting up assets is to work together to come up with a way to divide everything up that works for both parties. This may be able to be done using a mediator or other resource. If you can’t come to an agreement, however, the courts will step in and work with you to decide how the division of property will be executed. Utah is an ‘equitable Read More

Family Law Expert

Family Lawyers Who Really Win! Having a custody law expert for your family can become very useful when you need legal consultation. There're times, however when you will need to seek an outside professional to fulfill your needs. The very best legal representation can be within your reach if you review the following general directions. A decent custody law expert will always respect other family lawyers who're Read More

Utah Supreme Court Update, Baird v. Baird, March 7, 2014

INTRODUCTION ​The Utah Supreme Court decided Baird v. Baird on March 7, 2014. In this case, the Court clarified the approach to determining whether a party has suffered “emotional distress” for purposes of obtaining a stalking injunction. Proof of the element of emotional distress is necessary to obtain a stalking injunction under Utah’s Stalking Statute. The Utah Supreme Court vacated and remanded the district Read More

Fault and Alimony in Utah Divorce

Fault and its effect on divorce is always a hot topic. We have a lot of our divorce clients that ask our family law attorneys about the effects of fault in their divorce. Usually, these questions revolve around infidelity, or alcoholism. This question can also be related to drug use, and/or a history of abuse. Utah recently enacted legislation that defines fault so that the District Courts when assessing fault as it Read More

Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act | PKPA

The family law lawyers at Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins understand that every custody situation can be very stressful. At Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins Attorneys, we pride ourselves on educating our clients in hopes that they will be a part of the process as much as possible when it comes to making major decisions concerning custody. Parental Kidnapping Prevention Act | PKPA In 1980, Congress enacted PKPA which Read More

Parenting Plan Requirement in Utah Divorce

The Divorce Lawyers at Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins offer a free consultation (30 minutes) concerning Divorce or Paternity cases. Our family law attorneys will educate you on the issues in your case in order to help you make a better decision. Our legal team will make sure your rights are protected and argued in any court in the state of Utah. Parenting Plan When filing a Utah Divorce, you want to make sure you Read More

Divorce Case Attorney in Salt Lake City, UT

The divorce lawyers in Salt Lake City of Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins understand that your divorce is important to you as it will shape your future until your last child is 18 years old and graduated from high school. It may also affect costs and alimony longer. The divorce attorneys in our Salt Lake City office will educate you on the law concerning your divorce and custody situation in order for you to make Read More

Divorce Attorney in Brigham City, Utah

If you are looking for a divorce lawyer in Brigham City, Utah then the divorce attorneys at Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins can help you with your claims and protect your rights. Our divorce lawyers are trained in divorce law and can protect your rights in your divorce. In a divorce your children and the custody of your children come first. Custody is a very important legal issue in Utah. There are very specific Read More

Steps to file a Divorce in Utah

Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins has divorce lawyers in its Salt Lake City Utah office that are here to navigate and protect you through the divorce process in Utah. The divorce courts in Salt Lake City can be confusing and intimidating but the divorce attorneys at Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins will make sure that your rights are protected and argued. Divorce in Utah will control the rest of your life as it pertains Read More