Wall & Wall Attorneys At Law PC has Over 190 Years Combined Experience
Specializing in Family LawWe understand the many complexities surrounding the issues of family law and divorce. We have helped many families throughout the Salt Lake Valley to make educated decisions about their case by providing them with the required legal insight. At Wall and Wall you can rest easy knowing that you have an attorney dedicated to protecting your rights, who will listen to you attentively, and one who is sensitive to the emotions involved. We will work with you to develop a strategy to resolve your case, and you will remain informed of important developments every step of the way. Together, we will achieve the best possible outcome for you and your family.
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Our Extensive Family Law Experience Gets Results in the Courtroom
You may be bewildered and facing some challenging circumstances. Our expertise in Family Law can help you whether you are looking at divorce, separation, alimony, child support, custody, paternity, domestic violence, or visitation issues. Wall & Wall Attorneys at Law specialize in handling these situations. We will vigorously represent your interests and the interests of your children. We uniquely focus on father’s rights in the state of Utah and have many men for our clients. We also are very skilled at representing a mother’s position in that we know how to do it right for dads.
Alimony? Child Support? Attorneys Fees? How About Decreased Legal Costs?
Many people are scared to death of the costs and confusing “legalese” that they believe they will have to bear if they need to hire an attorney. At Wall & Wall, P.C., our Utah trial lawyers have more than 190 years of combined legal experience – much of it in the courtroom – that we call upon to eliminate those concerns. We also dedicate ourselves to solving legal problems prior to the courtroom and are successful at obtaining mediation agreements to avoid costly court costs. How about a quick uncontested divorce? We even offer free legal advice in a 30 minute initial consultation so you can make sure we are the right fit for you.
Personalized Attention For Your Divorce Attorney Needs
We explain everything to clients in plain English in a comfortable, atmosphere at our law office. Because we treat everyone with respect and personalized attention, many of our new clients come to us as referrals from past clients happy with how we handled their legal matters. From practicing as long as we have, we understand the stress that a client experiences in these circumstances.
Our team approach with our attorneys, paralegals and staff to practicing law has given us a proven track record of obtaining successful results for our clients
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Frequently Asked Questions on Divorce and Family Law
Yes, you can. Wall & Wall offers a free legal advice for 30-minutes to help guide clients through the process of self-representation. DIY divorce assistance from Wall & Wall is an option that combines the low-cost of a do-it-yourself divorce with expert assistance.
As the petitioner, (the one who starts the proceedings) you must complete a set of documents and file them with the district court in your county. If you hire a divorce attorney, he or she will prepare and file those documents for you. A budget-friendly option is to seek legal guidance for filing for divorce.
In Utah, there is a 90-day waiting period between the time the petition is originally filed and the date a judge signs the final divorce decree. However, disagreements over assets, child custody, alimony, and other issues can delay a divorce for many months or even years.
If there are no appeals, a divorce becomes final when the divorce decree is filed by the Clerk of the Court, typically the same day the judge signs the decree.
To take the best advantage of a free consultation, it’s a good idea to come prepared with a list of questions. Ask about the fee structure, is it fixed or by the hour? How long will the divorce take? This answer depends on many factors, but an attorney can at least provide a reasonable expectation. How will the property be dispersed? Who will maintain custody of the children? It’s important to have a realistic view of your state’s custody laws before proceeding.
Yes, both parties are required to attend at least one mediation session under Utah law. Though mediation is a valuable tool, when it comes to divorce mediator vs. lawyer it’s important to remember that mediators cannot offer legal advice or advocate for your legal rights; only a lawyer can do that.
No, the state of Utah does not require a lawyer to get divorced. However, an attorney knows the state laws and the legal system to make sure you get what you’re entitled to and knows when and where to file documents so that deadlines get met on time. If you and your spouse disagree on property disbursement, child custody or other major issues, trying to negotiate a do-it-yourself divorce could turn into a long, costly and stress-filled nightmare. A divorce attorney is there to protect your rights, make sure you’re treated fairly, and that everything is handled correctly.
First, a divorce lawyer should have experience and knowledge about the state they practice in. A representative you feel comfortable with and can communicate easily with is also important. Divorce proceedings sometimes take an unexpected turn, so an attorney who can be available when needed and represent your interests is vital. If you’re searching for a Salt Lake City divorce lawyer, or any divorce attorney in Utah, don’t hesitate to ask for a free legal advice for 30-minutes before making an appointment.
One of the most common questions when consulting with a divorce attorney is how much does a divorce attorney cost. It’s important to remember there are many costs involved besides lawyer fees. If any issues are contested or if the case ends up going to trial costs will be higher. If both parties are in agreement to the divorce terms, an uncontested or Flat Rate Divorce is the simplest and least costly option. A Flat Rate divorce can cost as little as $1,000, including legal services and filing fees.
Wall & Wall offers a free legal advice for 30-minutes for your case.