Family Law

As you navigate the often-sensitive areas of family law, you need an experienced and knowledgable attorney at your side. Our firm has been successfully helping utah families for decades.

We've been helping families throughout Utah since 1944.

Family law disputes can be difficult to deal with. Day Shell & Liljenquist, L.C. has extensive experience with divorce, child custody, alimony, and other family law disputes. As you navigate these often-sensitive areas, you need an experienced and knowledgeable attorney by your side. At every step in the process we keep you informed of the status of your case, and makes sure you always know what to expect.

Founded in 1944, Day Shell & Liljenquist, L.C. is a widely respected law firm. We listen carefully to you, analyze your options, and recommend a course of action. We take the time and have the experience to help you. Call us today at 801-262-6800 or click the button below to schedule a free consultation.

An overview of the family law services we provide

Day Shell & Liljenquist, L.C. facilitates the divorce process for couples throughout Utah, whether the divorce is contested or uncontested. Uncontested divorces are less costly and quicker, but the couple must agree to all the terms of their divorce, including spousal support. Uncontested divorces are common in:

  • A relatively short marriage
  • A marriage with little accumulation of asset and liabilities
  • A marriage governed by an enforceable prenuptial or postnuptial agreement
  • Marriages with no children

Day Shell & Liljenquist, L.C. assists parents in the initial custody determination or when modifying an existing custody order. We also help you pursue a child support or visitation order or enforce an existing order.

Under Utah law, courts consider a number of factors when dividing assets and deciding whether alimony is appropriate. When we meet with you, we explore every avenue for gathering evidence in support of your claim and give you an idea of what to expect when you go to court. Our divorce lawyers are experienced in the family courts throughout Utah.

Day Shell & Liljenquist, L.C. drafts prenuptial agreements and postnuptial agreements and helps enforce them. We understand the sensitivity of this issue, as well as the need to protect your assets.

Our compassionate family law attorney Tonya Whipple helps victims of domestic violence obtain a restraining order, sometimes referred to as a protective order. We take every step necessary to ensure your safety. When there’s a risk of domestic violence, a restraining order can give you peace of mind. Day Shell & Liljenquist, L.C. is the law firm that works for you.

The attorneys at Day Shell & Liljenquist, L.C. have helped families throughout Utah with all types of adoptions since 1944. We guide you through the process from beginning to end. Adoptions are one of our favorite areas of practice.

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45 E. Vine St.
Murray, UT 84107

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