Family Law Attorney

Provo attorney Kelly Peterson specializes in Previous Order Modification cases and holds a Child Welfare Law Specialist designation. Kelly has handled hundreds of cases and successfully represented many clients throughout Utah County.

Divorce

Divorce

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. Read More


Paternity

Paternity/Custody

When parties who are unmarried have a child, and disputes arise over the establishment of paternity, custody, visitation and support, the type of suit filed depends on the status of the father.

 

Presumed Father. A presumed father is one who is legally presumed under the law to be a child’s father, although that presumption can often be legally challenged and/or rebutted in a court of law. Read More


Modification of Previous Order

Modification of Previous Orders

  • Custody, Visitation
  • Alimony, child support

Interference with visitation by one parent does not constitute change of circumstance for purposes of changing child support, but could be a change of circumstance for purposes of modifying custody or visitation.

 

Provo Attorney Kelly Peterson has successfully handled Modification of Previous Order cases throughout Utah County. Having earned the CWLS (child welfare law specialist) designation, Kelly Peterson is uniquely qualified to help you obtain a modification of a previous order.

 

To schedule a consultation, please call (801) 899-6977 or fill out the consultation request form.
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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


Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence and Protective Orders

Several states have different laws pertaining to domestic violence. In a number of states, people are entitled to refuse testimony against their spouse in a court proceeding. Utah Code § 76-5-109.1 deems it is a crime for anyone to commit domestic violence in the presence of a child.

 

Utah County attorney Kelly Peterson protects clients involved in domestic violence proceedings, allowing them to get the help they need to move on. Every divorce, dissolution of a relationship or child custody dispute involves pain and disappointment. It is not surprising, then, that domestic violence is often an issue. If abuse or an accusation of abuse is an issue in your family, secure the legal protection you need in order to move forward with confidence. Read More

Call For Details (801) 899-6977

Based out of Provo and serving clients in Utah

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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