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Child Custody

Understanding How Custody Is Determined

By | Child Custody

When people get divorced there are often arguments about which party should have which property.  But a child isn’t property. The only way to divide a child is to divide the time they spend with each party. This can be complicated. Perhaps you and your ex are both great parents….

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Custody and the Chameleon Kids

By | Child Custody

Just as a chameleon changes its appearance to blend in, a child can behave in radically different ways depending on their environment. A chameleon kid is one who can tell you how much they love you, and say they never want to be away from you. Then this same child…

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Co-Parenting During the COVID-19 Pandemic

By | Child Custody

Set Rules The COVID-19 Pandemic has given us an opportunity to fine-tune our co-parenting skills. With your child going back and forth between households, it’s important to set up consistent rules to be followed by both households in order to keep everyone safe. If you’ve been staying home, aggressively washing…

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Dog Custody

Who Gets the Dog in the Divorce

By | Divorce, Dog Custody

Our Pets Are Important In the past, pets have been considered property in a divorce, where one party is awarded the pet like an asset. But today, with pet-custody battles increasing, courts are looking at pets less like a couch, and more like a child. Factors based on animal best-interest…

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Child Custody Coil Law

Utah Summer Parent Time Broken Down

By | Child Custody

By Jill L. Coil for CoilLaw, LLC If you are reading this article it is because you most likely have an order regarding your summer parent time here in Utah and probably wondering why it is so confusing.  Well, that is because our legislators, who are the ones that write…

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