For whatever reason, if you are thinking about divorce, you might not know where to get started. Kristina B. Otterstrom, a divorce attorney Salt Lake City trusts gives answers to some of the most common divorce questions.
If you want a divorce, but your spouse does not, there is no way to prevent it in Utah. Also, Utah has a no fault divorce law so one side does not have to prove fault before being able to get a divorce.
The length of time it takes to get a divorce varies. If you and your spouse agree on the terms, the divorce would take at least 90 days because there is a waiting period after filing for a divorce before it is granted. If you do not agree, then the divorce could take months or even years. Utah divorce lawyers can help you complete the divorce as quickly as possible.
Divorcing parents must take two classes. A divorce orientation class and a divorce education for parents class.
You do not need an attorney to get a divorce; however, it helps to have someone familiar with the court and law to assist you to make sure you get what is fair. Additionally, you and your spouse cannot necessarily have the same attorney because there is likely a conflict of interest. However, there are certain circumstances in uncontested divorces where one lawyer could provide representation during the divorce proceedings. Contact a divorce attorney Salt Lake City can rely on for help with your divorce today.
Utah divorce lawyers at Shumway Van & Hansen always offer free consultations and often times can schedule an appointment within 24 hours. For more information please continue to utilize www.shumwayvan.com, call us at (801) 478-8080 or stop by our offices in Salt Lake which are located at 8 East Broadway, Suite 550, Salt Lake City, Utah 84111.