Domestic Violence and Divorce in Utah

In some cases, domestic violence may be the cause for a couple’s divorce. Domestic violence and other criminal charges are all too often associated with divorce in Utah. It is not uncommon at all for a client, men and women both, to contact our office explaining they were charged with domestic violence, served with a protective order, and are going through divorce, all at the same time. This means that individual would be facing 3 separate cases, potentially with 3 different judges, yet all the cases stem from the same set of facts, at least in part. For these types of matters, it can be extremely helpful to have an attorney who can handle everything. Having the same lawyer for your divorce, protective order, and domestic violence case can potentially save you money and headache. At our firm, we are experienced in all of these areas and can help when you are facing these difficult cases. A St. George Divorce Lawyer and Southern Utah Criminal Defense Lawyer at our firm can help you get through all of these challenges.

Victim Representation

We have represented individuals on both sides of the domestic violence equation. This includes victim representation in a domestic violence case against the accused. We do not discriminate between parties. Whether you need help filing for a protective order or defending against one, we can be of service to you. While some attorneys only represent defendants or victims, we have handles both sides of the story which we believe gives us an advantage and better understanding of an opposing party’s potential positions.

St. George Divorce Attorney

Once the dust has settled on a domestic violence matter or protective order proceedings, often parties are left with the divorce process to finalize. A St. George Divorce Attorney at our law firm will help you put everything behind and start a new fresh road by completing your divorce matter. Often people believe they can finalize a divorce all on their own without any problems. While you can represent yourself if you choose, you should at least consult with a lawyer prior filing anything. This can help prevent mistakes. We get many calls each month from people who filed for divorce on their own only later to realize they are bound to terms they never understood and now want to change. It is often more expensive to hire a lawyer post divorce to try and fix problems than to do things the right way the first time around. Don’t leave anything this important to chance. Email or call us today to get a free consultation.


About Chris Salcido

Chris Salcido is a founder and owner of St George Divorce Attorney.
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