Family Law Attorney in Salt Lake City, Utah

Family relationships can be such a blessing. Watching a child grow up, or joining hands in marriage, or spending quality time with loved ones — these things make life meaningful. But the source of great joy can also be the source of great sadness. Dealing with a family issue can bring about mixed feelings, hurt emotions, and buried pain. Whether you’re concerned about child custody, worried about the adoption process, or considering a legal separation or divorce, my law firm provides you with the legal services and support you need. Let Preston Day, PLLC help you find joy in your family again.

Practicing Family Law

It’s important to have an understanding of family law before attempting to navigate the family court system. Don’t hesitate to reach out to an experienced attorney today. As an experienced family lawyer serving Salt Lake City, Provo, and the rest of Utah County, I am ready to help you find the path to a favorable resolution. The family legal issues I might cover include:

  • Divorce
  • Alimony
  • Child custody and child support
  • Adoptions
  • Enforcement or modification of family court orders

As a skilled prosecutor, I know what it’s like to fight for the rights of family members in court. In these difficult times for you and your loved ones, rely on the experience of a knowledgeable family law attorney.

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Divorce

Divorce can be a painful and uncertain time, but it doesn’t have to be. I will guide you through every aspect of the divorce process, helping you understand your rights. I will represent you through complex property division proceedings, negotiation of alimony issues, and questions of relocation. Divorce is a part of life in Salt Lake City and beyond, but you shouldn’t have to face it without an experienced attorney in your corner.

Child Custody

With children, the stakes are high. This is one of the most urgent matters to resolve in family cases, and one of the most deeply emotional. I can give you valuable guidance in protecting your parental rights and the best interests of your children in custody and visitation matters. Judges in Utah determine child custody by taking the best interests of the child into account. There are a variety of factors considered by the judge to contribute to a child’s best interest, including:

  • Past conduct of the parties involved
  • The geographic proximity of the parents’ homes
  • Physical, psychological, and emotional needs of the child
  • Any history of child abuse or domestic violence

Each family situation is different, and many unique factors come into play — including the wishes of the children. In Utah, the child’s own wishes are considered in child custody cases, and the judge will listen to any child mature enough to have an independent, intelligent preference.

Adoptions

In Utah, you will need an experienced, patient attorney to help you navigate issues of adoption. As in child custody cases, Utah courts look to the “best interests of the child” in adoptions. In addition, like other states, Utah regulates adoption requirements, so you’ll need guidance on the process. If you and your loved ones are moved to adopt a child in Salt Lake City or Provo, I will stand by your side throughout the journey.

Why Hire Preston Day, PLLC?

Whether you are considering a divorce, trying to determine your child custody plan, or hoping to adopt, you need a knowledgeable family lawyer who can help you understand and evaluate your options. Don’t wait to get help with your family situation. With Preston Day PLLC, rest assured that your case is resting in good hands.

Family Law Attorney Serving Salt Lake City, Utah

Attempting to navigate the family court system alone can make it difficult to get your desired result. When you need a skilled lawyer to guide you through this emotional time, allow me to advocate for you. You deserve the lasting joy that comes from family. Serving Salt Lake City, Provo, Utah County, and Davis County, Utah, as a dedicated family law attorney, I’m ready to schedule a free initial consultation with you today.