Utah Divorce Education Classes
There are two classes that parents with children must take before they will be granted a Utah divorce. The classes do not need to be taken together, but both parties must take the classes. Instructions on taking the classes can be found here.
Utah Divorce Orientation Course
The orientation course educates parents about divorce in Utah and its alternatives. The course informs parents about:
Utah Divorce Education Course
The Utah divorce education course teaches parents to understand their children's reactions to their Utah divorce and to help their children adjust. Parents learn how children of different ages express their pain and loss and the best parenting methods for helping them cope during and after the divorce. Some of the topics discussed are:
My Spouse Refuses to take the Utah Divorce Courses
If your spouse refuses to take the courses and is inhibiting the Utah divorce from going through, you may request that the courses be waived as to your spouse by filing the appropriate Motion. If the court waives the courses it will generally revoke the non-complying spouse's right to court redress. This means if the complying spouse refused to give the non-complying spouse the children for parent-time, the non-complying spouse would have no recourse through the courts until he/she took the courses.
The Utah divorce process can be difficult and requirements for a divorce can be confusing. Contact Pearson Law Firm today for a free consultation with an experienced Utah divorce attorney, 801-888-0991
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