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Todd Peterson

About Todd Peterson

Todd Peterson has been with Salcido Law firm for a number of years and specializes in Family Law practice. He is dedicated to helping people through the very difficult and highly emotionally charged times when they need a family law attorney.

Retirement and Divorce

The New York Times wrote an article recently about retirement and divorce, stating that a later in life divorce can cause serious havoc for individuals retirement plans. Hopefully the more you think about this statement the more intuitive it becomes … Continue reading

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What to Expect from Mediation

In Utah, mediation is required before a court will allow a divorcing couple to set a trial date. Due to this statutory requirement it is a good idea for individuals to prepare themselves for the possibility of mediation in their … Continue reading

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Protective Orders and Custody

One of the difficult things about protective orders is that after a party requests the protective order, a temporary protective order is normally immediately issued and if the party requesting the protective order is married to the named respondent or … Continue reading

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New Bill Would Make for Even More Divorce Education Classes

20 years ago the Utah legislature passed an innovative and unique law for the time. The new law required that individuals with kids who were going through a divorce had to take a two-hour divorce education class. The class focuses … Continue reading

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Property Division at Mediation

One of the biggest issues in divorce is money and property and understandably so, as people split up they have to start thinking about how they are going to make it on their own. While everyone characterizes property division as … Continue reading

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Taking Your Divorce to Trial

The first thing potential lawyers learn when they get to law school is that practicing law is nothing like how it’s portrayed in movies and t.v. The classic movie scene of an attorney is being in trial before the judge … Continue reading

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Grounds for Divorce

As divorce attorneys we hear a lot of complaints from clients about their spouse that they are divorcing and they can get pretty outrageous. A recent report from the Huffington Post however has a spouse complaining that her husband eat’s … Continue reading

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Divorce and the Holidays

Everyone knows the cliches about the difficulties that come with spending time with family around the holidays but the reality is that the holidays do put a serious strain on relationships. With the financial pressures of Christmas and fights over … Continue reading

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Ex Husband Uses Craigslist to Sell Wedding Ring

A Pennsylvania man ended up with his ex wife’s engagement ring after the divorce and as is the case with most recently divorced individuals he didn’t want to keep the ring to remind him of the experience. Instead the man … Continue reading

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Protective Orders and the Divorce Process

A lot of divorce cases begin with a fight, sometimes a serious fight that results in domestic violence charges. In these more serious cases the alleged injured party is usually referred to Legal Aid Services or some other free legal … Continue reading

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