Our State is considered one of the toughest of all when it comes to DUI convictions and vehicle insurance requirements. In fact, following a conviction in the State, the dreaded SR-22 auto insurance is mandatory for a period of three years.
The state of Utah recently passed a law colloquially referred to as the "free range parenting law." The bill was introduced in January by Utah State Senator Fillmore. What the law actually does is change the definition of child neglect.
Despite what many people believe, Utah is not a true common law marriage state. Instead, Utah has a petition process by which a couple can become legally recognized as married.
Utah’s legal system has been carefully crafted to protect its citizens and maintain order. There are numerous titles in the Utah code that address almost every possible situation that can arise.
Most Utah judges believe that it is in the best interest of children to have a relationship where their parents share their custody. Judges, however, can have their opinions swayed in individual cases if they believe that the best interest of the child is met with only one parent getting custody.