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Family Law Case Update – October 2019

Gardner v. Gardner, 2019 UT 61

Supreme Court of Utah

Attorneys: Robert W. Hughes, Julie J. Nelson, Erin B. Hull, Jill L. Coil, Luke A. Shaw, Kyle O. Maynard, David W. Read

Summary: The marriage was 22 years. The court gave wife alimony based on a reasonable need, rather than her actual need based on the standard of living. It also only gave her 10 years of alimony instead of the length of marriage. Both decisions were based on an equitable result since it found that her alleged affairs substantially contributed to the demise of the marriage. Affirmed.

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Family Case Law Update

This case law update has a significant amount of information about many family law subjects such as custody, protective orders, alimony, and attorney fees.

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Family Case Law Update

This case law update includes information about protective order violations, accumulated interest on premarital property, and several termination issues. Enjoy!

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Family Case Law Update

SLlaw done-37The court has focused on the right to counsel in private termination cases and has also given helpful clarifications around protective orders and stalking injunctions. Enjoy!

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Family Case Law Update

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This case law update has a summary of all of the family law decisions from the Utah Supreme Court and the Utah Court of Appeals since the last update. There is a particularly helpful summary on proceeds from civil litigation, whether or not they are marital or separate property, and a helpful discussion about the UCCJEA. Enjoy!

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Family Case Law Update

The case law update gives important information on relocation, custody, civil procedure, attorney fees, and retirement. Enjoy!

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Family Case Law Update

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This case law update includes an important Utah Supreme Court case regarding grandparents’ rights, the Court’s discretion with custody evaluator recommendations, important civil procedure pit falls, and more. Enjoy!

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Family Case Law Update

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Here are Utah family law case summaries for April and May of 2015. Enjoy!

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Family Case Law Update

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This legal update provides family law case summaries from the Utah Supreme Court and the Utah Court of Appeals from the second half of 2014. In addition to an awesomely insane case involving astronomical attorney fees (Dahl), this summary breaks down the courts’ rulings on: custody, alimony, child support, child care, medical expenses, abuse and neglect, protective orders and stalking injunctions, retirement benefits, pensions, stocks, and investments, debt, paternity, termination of parental rights, real property, personal property, grandparents’ rights, contempt and orders to show cause, attorney fees, domesticating cases, intervening parties, and some fancy information about civil procedure. Enjoy!

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