Kristina Otterstrom


Kristina Otterstrom is a member of the Utah State Bar and her legal practice focuses on divorce, child custody and adoption. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa and summa cum laude from Texas A&M University with a degree in Journalism. She subsequently received her JD from Brigham Young University’s J. Reuben Clark Law School.  

Kristina has been published in the Utah Bar Journal and writes on a variety of topics including child support, custody, and the financial aspects of divorce.  

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Articles By Kristina Otterstrom

Who Will Care for My Child If ICE Arrests or Deports Me?
Learn more about making custody arrangements for your child in the event you are an undocumented immigrant who is arrested or deported.
How Guardianships Work FAQ
Learn more about the guardianship process.
What Are Child Support Arrears?
Learn what happens when parents don't pay child support, how to get help collecting unpaid support from your child's other parent, and what you can do if you owe child support arrears but can't pay.
Annulment vs. Divorce
Although getting an annulment might seem like a straightforward way to end your marriage, annulments are available for only a small number of marriages.
Separation vs. Divorce
Divorce isn’t the only option when you think your marriage is over. Find out if separation might be a good solution to your marital problems.
How do I find a good divorce attorney?
Finding the right divorce attorney is essential to your case.
Guardianship for Your Children
Parents usually don’t want to think about the unthinkable happening, but it’s important to have a plan in place for your children. Establishing a guardian for your children now can avoid conflict down the road if for some reason you were unable to raise your kids. Find out how to and why it’s essential to establish a guardian for your children.
Do I have to force my child to visit his mother if he doesn't want to?
What will a judge do when a child refuses to go with a parent during a scheduled custody visit? Find out more about each parent’s role in visitation.