Key Changes in Utah Alimony Law: Imputation of Income for Recipient Spouses

Alimony in Utah Family Law Cases

Understanding the latest changes in Utah family law is essential for anyone involved in alimony cases. One significant update focuses on how the courts determine the imputation of income for recipient spouses. These changes are designed to ensure fairer outcomes for individuals who have reduced their workplace experience due to family responsibilities or disability. Here’s…

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What Does it Mean to Impute Income in a Family Law Case?


In Utah family law cases, the imputation of income refers to the process by which a court assigns or attributes income to a party for the purpose of calculating child support or alimony obligations. This imputed income is used when the court believes that the party could earn more than they currently do but is…

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Understanding Vocational Assessments in Utah Family Law Cases

Determining one's income in family law cases

In the realm of family law, particularly in cases involving child support and/or spousal support (alimony), vocational assessments can play a crucial role in determining a fair and equitable outcome. But what exactly is a vocational assessment, and why might one be requested in a divorce case? Let’s delve into these questions and explore the…

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