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Salt Lake City Fathers' Rights Attorney - Utah Divorce Lawyer

Utah Fathers Rights AttorneyPhysical custody, legal custody, parent time, and visitation with children can be some of the most hotly contested issues in a Utah divorce case. Utah divorce laws provide important protections for a father's rights in these matters.areas.with important rights. A Utah father's rights lawyer can make sure your rights are protected.

Utah Fathers' Rights Lawyer - The Best Interests of the Child

Historically, there were certain legal presumptions that favored mothers in divorce actions when it came to issues of child custody, visitation, or parent time. Utah law now provides that fathers in a divorce action have the same rights as mothers in matters of parent time, physical custody, and legal custody of their children.

A court is not legally allowed to give custody or greater parent time rights to a mother simply on the grounds that she is the mother. Instead, when considering custody issues, Utah family courts are required to consider the best interests of the child.

Protecting Fathers' Rights in Utah Divorce Cases

As a legal matter, this puts both the father and mother on an even footing when seeking child custody or parent time orders. As a practical matter, it is still important to have a Utah divorce attorney who can help you understand the issues that are involved, and can ensure that your rights are protected.

Contact us today to schedule an initial consultation with a Utah family law attorney.

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