Trusted advice for you and your family

While an amicable and collaborative approach is often preferable in family law cases, representing your best interests will always be our top priority. Whatever your case may be, our attorneys and staff will talk you through all your options, answer your questions, and represent your interests in reaching the most favorable resolution. Chris is a member of the Utah Bar Family Law Section and the Utah Adoption Council. He is also a trained Private Guardian ad Litem and has extensive training with children in the legal system. Contact Chris Wharton Law for any of your family law issues, including:

  • Divorce or Separation
  • Custody and Parent-Time
  • Adoption
  • Child Support and Spousal Support (Alimony)
  • Surrogacy Arrangements
  • Paternity and Father's Rights
  • Permanent Guardianship
  • Parental Defense (DCFS Cases)
  • Protective Orders
  • Custody or Support Enforcement
  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements
  • Modifying a Decree or Order
  • Qualified Domestic Relations Orders (QDROs)
  • Private Guardian ad Litem Representation
  • Common Law Marriage Adjudication
  • Family-Based Immigration Petitions

RECENT VICTORIES

Successfully obtained grandparent guardianship for two neglected children and secured a treatment and rehabilitation order for the natural parents.

Negotiated and settled a divorce case with over $100,000 worth of assets while protecting the client's business from division.

Fought against alienation and custodial interference by one parent against another, and reunited the client with her child for the first time in over six months.

Trial victory reuniting father and daughter after two years of custodial interferrence by other parent

Ended toxic divorce and obtained a judgment for past-due support and attorney fees against vexacious spouce

Obtained order retoring regular parent-time for mother and son after months of alienation by other parent