We are often asked if it is more difficult for a father to win a Utah child custody case. Last week, KSL specifically addressed this question. See “Are fathers getting short end of the stick in Utah custody cases?” on KSL.com.
At the law offices of Pearson, Butler & Carson, PLLC, our Utah divorce attorney team has represented both mothers and fathers in child custody matters. Divorce can be very stressful, and adding what appears to be a bias for mothers having child custody in Utah can add emotional and financial pressure on fathers who are going through a divorce. Child custody procedures can also be very confusing. On the official Utah State Courts website, the court concedes that you “are not required to hire an attorney, but custody and parent time can be complicated. Consider talking to an attorney to go over your problems.” See Utah State Courts – Child Custody.
What is Utah Child Custody?
Utah child custody cases include 2 types of custody, physical custody (where the child live) and legal custody (which parent has …