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If you’re interested in learning more about Utah divorce laws, take a look at the Utah information, links, and resources provided below. This list is not meant to be exhaustive, but it will point you in the direction of further research, such as referencing the applicable Utah statutes on divorce law. You might also simply decide to consult an attorney specializing in Utah divorce law.


Utah Divorce Resources:

Utah Directory of Divorce Mediation & Mediators: This is a directory of mediators and arbitrators in Utah who are available to help for family law issues both within and without the court system. “Alternative dispute resolution” is the blanket term for the type of service that these professionals provide; it is an alternative to litigation in court. 

Utah Courts: Court Forms: This website links to many of the forms that would be necessary for representing yourself in any case relating to divorce or child custody issues, including protective order forms and guardianship forms.

Utah Domestic Violence Crisis and Support Resources: Contact information for Utah domestic violence shelters, crisis centers, safe houses, and violence prevention programs. The site also offers links to Utah resources for legal aid, legal forms, Utah attorney general, law enforcement, child abuse, child support, social services, finding a lawyer, finding a counselor, and more. 

Free Advice Divorce Articles:

Common Law Marriages
Dividing Up Property in a Divorce: Community Property vs. Equitable Distribution
The Divorce Process: From Separation to Final Judgment
Ending a Marriage or Taking a Break
Effect of Premarital Agreements on Divorce
Effect of Divorce on Taxes
Effect of Divorce on Estate Planning/Wills

Utah Family Law Statutes (Code):

Utah Legal Separation: 30-3-1

Utah Divorce:
Grounds/Fault – No-Fault: 30-3-1
Residency/Where to File: 30-3-1
Mediation: 30-3-4
Annulment: 30-1-1, 30-1-2, 30-1-3

Utah Divorce and Finances:
Property Division/Debts: 30-3-5
Spousal Support: 30-3-5

Utah Divorce and Children:
Child Custody: 30-3-10
Child Support: 30-3-5, 30-3-5.1

Utah Divorce/Child Support/Child Custody Lawyers:

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Utah Online Divorce Services:

LegalZoom.com – An online documentation service that helps users file for divorce.
CompleteCase.com – Offers an affordable way to file for uncontested divorces online.

Utah Divorce Laws: Click below to find the Utah Divorce laws you’re looking for:

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