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Best Family Law Attorneys in Utah

Lawyer Legion created this list of the top picks in 2024 for the best family law attorneys in Utah To rank the top family lawyers and other lawyers in Utah, we used both objective and subjective criteria.

The top family law attorneys were selected based on their career accomplishments, success in high-profile cases, professional involvement, community leadership, and board certifications.

This list represents a sample of some of the most highly accomplished family lawyers currently practicing in Utah. When reviewing this list, please be aware of each of the following:

  • Lawyers cannot pay to be included in this list.
  • Only lawyers who are active on Lawyer Legion were selected.
  • No online directory can accurately determine a statewide list of attorneys who are actually “the best” at practicing family law (but our list comes close).
Milda Shibonis
Family Lawyer
Salt Lake City, UT
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Emy A Cordano
Family Lawyer
Salt Lake City, UT
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Stephen J. Buhler
Family Law and Estate and Probate Lawyer
West Valley City, UT
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Casey Hoyer
Criminal Defense and Family Lawyer
Lehi, UT
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James H. Woodall
Family Lawyer
South Jordan, UT
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Stephen M. Enderton
Family Law and Bankruptcy Lawyer
Murray, UT
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Jill Coil
Criminal Defense and Family Lawyer
Sandy, UT
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Christopher M. Ault
Family Law and Divorce Lawyer
Salt Lake City, UT
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Michael S. Edwards
Criminal Defense and Family Lawyer
Layton, UT
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Jose Loayza
Family Law and Divorce Mediation Lawyer
Salt Lake City, UT
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Utah Family Law Legal Resources

Family Law Bar Associations and Legal Organizations

American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers (AAML) - The AAML is a national organization of highly-skilled negotiators and litigators who represent individuals in family law cases throughout the United States. The Academy's members are known as "Fellows" and have demonstrated a high degree of professionalism, excellence, knowledge and integrity in the practice of family law. The American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers has over 1650 fellows across all 50 U.S. states.
American College of Family Trial Lawyers (ACFTL) - The ACFTL is an invitation-only, elite organization of 100 of the most skilled family trial lawyers in the United States. Known as diplomates, members who have been accepted into this organization have demonstrated significant litigation skills in complex family law cases. The American College of Family Trial Lawyers has received national recognition through its diplomates handling of well-publicized cases and cutting edge issues in family law.
International Academy of Family Lawyers - The International Academy of Family Lawyers (IAFL) is a non-profit organization that serves family lawyers in the United States and across the world.

Specialty Certifications in Family Law

Family Trial Law - The NBTA certifies lawyers in family trial law. This specialty area of law involves litigation in family law cases, such as divorce, separation, child custody or paternity actions. Attorneys can earn board certification as specialists in family law trials.

Utah Government and Court Resources

Utah Attorney General

Utah Attorney General - The Utah Attorney General, elected by the people, serves as the chief legal officer for the state. The Attorney General's duties include providing legal counsel to state agencies and officials, representing Utah in legal matters, and overseeing law enforcement. This office plays a pivotal role in prosecuting and defending legal actions on behalf of the state, issuing legal opinions, and addressing a diverse array of legal issues, including consumer protection, public safety, and environmental concerns.

Utah Division of Child and Family Services

Utah Division of Child and Family Services - The Utah Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) is tasked with protecting the well-being of children and families across the state. DCFS manages child welfare services, conducting investigations into reports of child abuse or neglect, offering interventions and support services to families, and overseeing foster care and adoption programs. The division focuses on ensuring the safety, permanency, and well-being of children by advocating for their best interests and providing assistance to families in need. Additionally, DCFS collaborates with community partners, offers behavioral health services, and implements prevention programs to strengthen families and promote child safety and stability throughout Utah.

Utah Legislature

Utah Legislature - The Utah Legislature operates as a bicameral body, consisting of the Utah Senate and the Utah House of Representatives. The Senate has 29 members serving four-year terms, while the House comprises 75 members serving two-year terms. The Legislature is responsible for proposing, debating, and passing laws that govern the state. Its duties include formulating the state budget, levying taxes, and addressing various policy issues such as education, healthcare, and public safety.

Utah State Courts

Utah State Courts - The Utah State Courts are entrusted with the essential task of administering justice within the state. Their duties encompass interpreting and applying the law, adjudicating civil and criminal cases, ensuring due process, safeguarding individual rights, and overseeing family law matters such as divorce and child custody. Through various levels of courts, including district courts, appellate courts, and the Utah Supreme Court, the Utah State Courts uphold the rule of law in the state.

Utah Supreme Court

Utah Supreme Court - The Utah Supreme Court serves as the highest appellate court in the state, responsible for interpreting and applying the law. Its primary duty involves reviewing appeals from lower courts to ensure the accurate interpretation and application of state laws and the constitution. The court hears various cases, including civil, criminal, and constitutional matters, establishing legal precedents that guide lower courts and legal practitioners throughout Utah. Additionally, the Utah Supreme Court oversees the regulation of attorneys, managing attorney admissions, setting ethical standards, and ensuring the professionalism and ethical conduct of lawyers statewide.

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