The best definition of physical custody comes right from the Utah Courts’ Website: “Physical custody means where the children live; legal custody means which parent has the right to make important decisions about the children.” But what does that mean for your case?
Marriages are not always built to last. Divorce can be the only option left when infidelity, abuse or other negligent behavior from one or both spouses have created a toxic relationship. It can also turn into an expense and lengthy process.
Having been a divorce lawyer in Salt Lake City since 1979, I’ve seen a lot of people try a do-it-yourself divorce. I have been asked repeatedly if I can help somebody with a do-it-yourself divorce, sometimes called a “DIY” divorce. I have had to tell them that it is hard because as a lawyer I am either all the way in, or all the way out.