Few human experiences are more difficult and emotional than the issues leading to family legal problems.
Since 2002, the bulk of Kelly’s practice has included complex family law matters.
The Law Office of Kelly Peterson, PLLC, accepts debit and credit card payments as a courtesy to our clients.
The breakdown of a marriage is almost always a difficult emotional experience. The idea of going through a long and complicated legal process can often seem overwhelming. There are many important issues, which must be resolved. Experienced divorce lawyer Kelly Peterson will help you from the beginning through the end of the divorce process.
There are 3 basic types depending on the number of children. There is legal custody, which essentially means the ability and the rights and the responsibilities to make decisions regarding medical care, educational, religious decisions, and those kinds of things for a child. Read More
There is not a rigidly fixed formula for the division of debts in a divorce. (Note: if the parties are not married, but are living together, the Court will not divide the parties’ debt by court order unless the parties reach a written agreement). There is a rule of thumb or a tradition that the court will begin with the assumption that all marital debt should be divided equally. Read More
Alimony can be determined at trial (by the court), or during negotiations (by the parties). The parties typically negotiate based on what the court would do. Before awarding alimony, court generally divides property and sets child support first and sets debt, because debt plays into ability to pay. Read More
Regardless of whether you will be paying or receiving child support, it is important that your child support order be fair and based on accurate information. Under Utah law, the court will issue an order for child support based on the Utah Child Support Guidelines. Read More
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At Kelly Peterson Law, we care about our clients. Our team isn't just solely focused on resolving their legal disputes -- we also sit down with them and listen to their concerns. We want to find the ideal solutions that can help each of our clients to rebuild their lives, and move forward to a more positive, and peaceful future. Our team is equipped to provide families with the most effective, and affordable legal services, regardless of what the legal disputes might be.
Contact us to make arrangements for a consultation: (801) 899-6977.
"He is an extraordinary attorney, and stands out among the attorneys in this area. In my experience, Mr. Peterson has always been well prepared for any case in which he takes a position. He does his homework, meets with his clients, and is reasonable, as well as smart in his..."– Lori Fowlke
"I am impressed by Kelly’s work ethic and efficiency. He works extremely hard and is always ultra prepared for his court hearings and trials. He has refined his system of investigating and case preparation to be extremely efficient and effective. Kelly is respected by the..."– R. John Moody