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Chris Salcido

About Chris Salcido

Chris Salcido is a founder and owner of St George Divorce Attorney.

The Financial Declaration in a Utah Divorce

If you are involved in a contested divorce in Utah, you are required to provide the other party with a financial declaration and initial disclosures. This is governed by Rule 26.1 of the Utah Rules of Civil Procedure and everyone … Continue reading

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Does Utah Law Recognize Marriages from Other Countries?

The short answer is yes. Let’s say you are married on a tropical island in the Caribbean somewhere. You return home and want to have your marriage recognized in Utah but you are worried you may have to do something … Continue reading

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Requesting a Change in Alimony

Post divorce life can be a long journey. Things often change financially for the parties to a divorce later down the road. The payor spouse may fall on hard times that are not temporary in nature and thus require a … Continue reading

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The Discovery Process in Divorce

One of the most important phases of litigation in a contested Utah divorce is the discovery process. The discovery process is the means of learning everything about the other side’s position and the evidence they would produce at trial. It … Continue reading

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Avoiding Custody Disputes During the Holidays

The holidays can be stressful for many of us. For divorced parents managing the holiday parent times issues can add a whole other level of stress. Not surprisingly, many divorced parents tend not to agree on all the child related … Continue reading

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A Successful Divorce Mediation Requires Preparation

In Utah, the law requires parties to a divorce attend at least one session of divorce mediation in good faith prior to going to trial. Mediation can be an effective means of reaching a settlement agreement, even in hotly contested … Continue reading

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Rights of Unwed Parents With No Court Orders

We frequently get calls from unwed mothers and fathers who have never been to court, have no court orders, and want to know what their rights are with their children. Often they ask things like, “can he/she keep my child … Continue reading

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Keeping Your Separate Property…Your Separate Property

Sometimes one person enters a marriage with considerably more assets and wealth than the other party. Unfortunately for some of those people, a divorce later follows and they leave the marriage with considerably less than they started out with. Nothing … Continue reading

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Common Law Marriage in Utah

A man and woman involved in a relationship can have their relationship declared a marriage if a number of elements can be proven by the parties. The statute refers to these as unsolemnized marriages but is more generally referred to … Continue reading

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Jurisdictional Issues in a Utah Divorce

Jurisdiction refers to a court’s authority over a case or authority over a person. In order to meet the court jurisdictional authority in a Utah divorce, at least one of the parties must have been a bona fide resident of … Continue reading

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