Family Law

Adult Adoption In Utah

There are many reasons why an adult would want to be adopted by another adult. The parties may want legal recognition of an existing parent-child relationship which for one reason or another could not be formalized while the adoptee was still a minor. Some may want the adoption for estate planning purposes. Whatever the reason, …

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Is There Such A Thing As A “Quickie” Divorce In Utah?

The decision to get a divorce is a personal and significant decision, typically made after much thought and consideration over a long period of time. However, once made, the spouse seeking a divorce typically wants the legal process to begin and end as quickly as possible. They often wonder, ‘how long will this take?’ The …

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Adoption: When is the biological father not entitled to notice?

Parental rights are some of the most protected rights in American law. It makes sense then that, in most cases, each natural parent must receive notice of an adoption petition and an opportunity to contest the adoption. However, under specific circumstances in Utah, a biological father is not entitled to receive notice of an adoption …

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Divorce: An Overview

Going through a divorce can be one of the most stressful times of a person’s life. Olsen Skoubye and Nielson can help you through this difficult and emotional process. As parties move through a divorce, issues including division of property, alimony and child support, and child custody issues often seem daunting and uncertain. For that reason, our lawyers are prepared to guide you though this process to understand your rights and responsibilities.

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