Family Law

Whether you are contemplating the idea of a divorce, dealing with a child custody battle, or any other range of family law issues requiring the assistance of an attorney,  you know how emotionally challenging these situations can be. We know there is nothing more important to you than your family.  Please do not hesitate to reach out for help. Timing is everything in a family law case. You need to learn your rights and take advantage of your legal options before you lose them.

There is a lot of valuable information on this site to help you decide which path to choose in your family-related legal matters. Every situation is very different, and it requires an experienced family law attorney to understand the entire situation before knowing all of the legal options available to you, and which of those you should pursue.

After working with thousands of people in very similar circumstances as you, we have found that the easiest way to get answers is to pick up the phone and give us a call at 801-544-5306, schedule a free consultation with us by clicking this link, or asking us a question using the form below.

Families Helped



Client Satisfaction

Utah Family Law Attorney

There are few things more intimidating than entering a family-related legal issue feeling overwhelmed, intimidated and unfamiliar with the Utah legal system. The outcome of your family-related legal issue will most likely impact your future and the future of your family. Your family is the most important thing to you, so naturally, you want an attorney that is going to do all they can for your family.


You can get the legal help you deserve

Thousands of people with situations very similar to yours have trusted us with their family-related legal matters at Helgesen, Houtz & Jones. We believe in taking an honest, hard working approach to your case. We will listen to you, explain all of your legal options and tell you the truth about your case.

Since 1982, we have continuously achieved favorable results for our clients.  We cannot promise results, however, we will promise to give you our best efforts to help you obtain the desired outcome to your legal case. We have learned through experience that integrity, hard work, and dedication are the keys to success.


We are here for you

Whether you are contemplating divorce, fighting over custody, or have just been served papers please do not hesitate to contact us. As mentioned above, timing is everything in a family law case. We offer free consultations so that you can come in, get to know us, learn your legal options, and understand all of the costs involved with your case before deciding to work with us and pursue your case.

Please give us a call at 801-544-5306, click here to schedule a free consultation, or ask us a question using the form below. We will do everything we can to provide you with the best legal help possible at the lowest possible price.

What do our family law clients say about us?

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What is Family Law?

Family Law is a general term describing all aspects of the law that involve family-related matters. Our attorneys at Helgesen, Houtz & Jones specialize in all the following areas of family law:


For more information on each family law specialty area please follow the links above.

Do you need help from a family law attorney?

Our experienced Utah family law team can help you with all of your family law needs

Meet Our Family Law Team

Craig P. Helgesen

Family Law Attorney

Kurt M. Helgesen

Family Law Attorney


Family Law Paralegal


Family Law Paralegal

What do we mean by free family law consultation?

The entire family law process can be a very emotionally draining experience. BEFORE deciding to work with us, you will have a chance to meet with us, get to know us personally, hear your legal options, and understand the costs involved with your case.

Family law consultations are 30 minutes


We are available to meet until 7pm


In your consultation we will:

Review your situation


Describe your options


Explain all of the costs before you hire us


Tell you the truth, and be honest about your case


Answer all of your questions


Why should you work with our family law team?

Client Relationships

We value your trust, and your relationship with us. We understand that the process can be emotionally draining, and we are here for you every step of the way.

Great Results

Getting the results that are best for your family is the most important thing to us. We will work around the clock to ensure we do all we can for your family.

Excellent Communication

Communicating with you throughout the process is very important to us. We will keep you informed and answer your questions as your case progresses.

Reasonable Fees

We care about you, and want the best for you. We keep our fees as low as possible so that you may get the help you need without putting an unnecessary strain on your family. We will give the best service for the lowest possible price.

Experienced Attorneys

Our family law team at HH&J has helped thousands of families similar to yours. We have worked with a wide variety of people, seen many different situations, and know what it takes to get your family the results you are looking for.

Top Rated Law Firm

Helgesen, Houtz & Jones has an “Av” peer-review rating*, the highest rating a law firm can earn for legal ability and ethics. This high honor puts Helgesen, Houtz & Jones in the top 5% of law firms in the United States.

Let's get in touch

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Our office location in Layton, Davis County, Utah

Phone Number

(801) 544-5306

Email Address


1513 N. Hill FIeld Road, Suite 3, Layton, Utah 84041

Helgesen, Houtz & Jones

Our lawyers also serve the following areas across the state of Utah: Davis County, Morgan County, Weber County, Salt Lake County, Bountiful, Centerville, Clearfield, Clinton, East Layton, Eden, Farmington, Farr West, Fruit Heights, Harrisville, Hooper, Huntsville, Kaysville, Layton, Morgan, Mountain Green, Near me, North Ogden North Salt Lake, Ogden, Plain City, Pleasant View, Riverdale, Roy, South Ogden, South Weber, Syracuse, Uintah, Washington Terrace, West Bountiful, West Haven, West Kaysville, West Point, Woods Cross, and anyone else who desires to travel to Layton for legal services.