Helping you manage sensitive family law issues


Parsons Behle & Latimer's Family Law practice team assists clients with many aspects of family and domestic law, complementing the firm's estate planning, elder care and wealth management practices. Clients rely on the skill and knowledge of our Family Law attorneys to help them understand and resolve challenging and complex family-related legal issues.

Our Family Law attorneys’ up-to-date knowledge of constantly-changing family and domestic laws allows them to successfully and efficiently guide and assist clients both inside and outside the courtroom.

When necessary, the Family Law team offer clients a group of innovative litigators who have built a skilled appellate practice based on years of courtroom experience. 

Clients can rest assured that our team is committed to respecting the sensitive nature and privacy of family-related matters and ensuring clients receive the personal attention they both need and deserve.


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Parsons  Behle  &  Latimer’s  family  law  teams  have  years  of  experience assisting people, including professionals and business owners, to navigate the complex issues that arise during a divorce. We make it a priority to be up-to-date on the ever-changing landscape of divorce so we can best represent our clients.

We pride ourselves in our expertise in alimony and child support analysis and calculation. With this knowledge, we can ensure that our clients understand those calculations and either pay or receive any funds to which they and their families are legally entitled.

We are experienced in litigating the legal updates surrounding the validity of a marriage not solemnized (“common law marriage”) and are well-versed in that complicated niche field.

High Wealth Matters, Complex Business and Property Division, and Prenuptial Agreements

The  family  law  attorneys  at  Parsons  Behle  &  Latimer  handle  complex business, property, and estate divisions. We work hand-in-hand with our skilled business and corporate attorneys and our estate planning attorneys to ensure that all of our clients’ needs that arise during divorce—whether it be dissolution of a business or amending estate documents—are met efficiently and effectively.

Child Custody and Support

Custody and parent-time are sensitive and highly important issues during a divorce, which the family law team at Parsons Behle & Latimer does not take lightly. We consistently advocate for the best interests of our clients and their children throughout the divorce process and beyond.

Additionally, our team has hands-on experience – some clerking for the Utah Supreme Court, and some litigating in our state district courts, on the issue of the presumption of paternity for children born within a marriage when the father is not the husband. This is an evolving area of law that we are consistently monitoring and can best represent families who have found themselves in this situation.


Parsons  Behle  &  Latimer’s  family  law  team  has  expertise  in  navigating adoptions, whether private, stepparent or initiated by the Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS), and we can assist your changing family in navigating this process.

Juvenile Court and Division of Child and Family Services

Parsons Behle & Latimer has attorneys who specialize in the complex world of Juvenile Court throughout the State of Utah, including Division of Child and Family Services (DCFS) substantiation cases, termination of parental rights, DCFS removals, kinship placements, foster parent representation, concerns or allegations of abuse and neglect, and petitions for permanent custody and guardianship. The children in your life are your highest priority! We will make them ours as well.