Divorce Attorney

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.

Custody/Visitation

Custody/Visitation

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


Property/Debt Division

Property/Debt Division

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

Alimony

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


Child support

Child support

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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Serving Clients in Provo, UT and Surrounding Areas

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.

Testimonials

  • "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
  • "Kelly has consistently proven himself to be a highly skilled litigator. His pre-trial preparation is among the most thorough that I have ever seen. What perhaps has been the most surprising aspect to me is how efficient his methods are. Time is not wasted, and quality work product is ..."

    – F. Richards Smith
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