EMY A. Cordano, Attorney at Law
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Salt Lake City
Family Law Attorney

Family Lawyer Salt Lake City

Family law matters are inseparable from people’s emotional health, happiness, and stability. I believe strongly that only a lawyer who engages with you on a personal level can pursue your interests in a divorce or a family law matter with genuine care, confidence, and effectiveness. You deserve compassion, responsiveness, and direct, insightful communication every step of the way during this difficult time.

Helping people get through crises with their most important relationships intact and with hope for the future, is my passion. You can turn to me, experienced Salt Lake City family law attorney Emy Cordano, with confidence. I will take the time to truly understand your unique concerns and goals and clearly and expertly present legal options aligned with them.

Divorce in Utah

If you are considering going through a divorce, then this will be a pivotal life event that can be incredibly stressful. It doesn’t have to be with a good lawyer like Emy Cordano by your side. These cases could be resolved through negotiation or mediation, or may ultimately go to trial but either way, your best interest will always be first and foremost with Emy. Salt Lake City divorce attorney Emy Cordano will represent you at every step of the way, including with the following:

  • Asset and property division: This includes an equitable division of all marital property such as real estate, bank accounts, retirement plans, pension plans, and more.
  • Child custody and parent time: Both physical and legal custody needs to be established for any children under the age of 18. Parenting schedules will need to be arranged for custodial and non-custodial parents.
  • Child support: By using the formula put in place by the State of Utah as well as taking into consideration extenuating circumstances, accurate child support payments need to be calculated.
  • Paternity actions: We work on behalf of mothers seeking support and fathers wishing to take responsibility and to claim visitation or custody rights.
  • Alimony: It may be the case that alimony is ordered to be paid to the spouse of lesser means in the aftermath of a divorce. We will help ensure that you are treated fairly in this situation, and are put in the best position for the future whether you are the paying spouse or the receiving spouse.

Protective orders or enforcement orders

Protection orders may be necessary due to the reality of the divorce or the threat of domestic violence. If you need a Protective Order against your spouse or ex-spouse or the father or mother of your child we will help you navigate the system. We will assist you if the other party in the divorce is seeking an unfair advantage by using a Protective Order against you in a divorce or in a custody dispute.

Attorney Emy Cordano is also ready to help seek enforcement orders of any part of a decree or order that is not being followed. This can include enforcement of child support, alimony, custody, child expenses, or visitation.


In the aftermath of a divorce or custody case, it is very likely that the life circumstances of one or both parties will change. This could necessitate that parts of the finalized order may need to be modified. Salt Lake City family law attorney Emy Cordano can assist with modifications to child support, child custody, visitation, child expenses, alimony, or other orders.

Comprehensive Family Law Assistance In Salt Lake City

Attorney Emy Cordano understands that family law does not always mean divorce. In fact, so much of what a family law attorney does happens regardless of whether or not two people were ever married. This is particularly true when there are children involved.

Specifically, it is crucial to properly establish child custody and parenting time arrangements for two parents who separate, regardless of whether they were married or not. Additionally, the State of Utah requires that both parents continue to support their children in the form of child support, and Attorney Cordano can help ensure that these payments are properly calculated and fair. A family law attorney can also help establish paternity for mothers seeking support and for fathers wishing to take responsibility or claim custody and visitation rights.

Salt Lake City family law attorney Emy Cordano can also help various parties obtain protective or enforcement orders. Protective orders may be necessary as part of the reality of a complicated relationship between parents and other family members. In particular, domestic violence allegations often necessitate that protective orders be put into place to protect the women, men, and the children involved.

Emy Cordano can also develop a plan to protect your assets in a marriage. She may recommend a prenuptial agreement before a marriage occurs to protect your future just in case your marriage does not last or even one after you’re already married if you are having issues with your spouse.

Even after a divorce conflict may continue if you didn’t have the right attorney representing you in the original case. Emy Cordano is experienced in handling conflicts surrounding alimony after a divorce has finalized.

While these two issues may be tangentially related to marriage, they certainly fall under the umbrella of family law and need to be dealt with appropriately with assistance from a skilled attorney.

Contact attorney emy cordano for your family law matters

If you are going through a divorce or need to make modifications to parts of your existing divorce agreements, or have a child with someone you are not married to, turn to an attorney who will vigorously and fearlessly represent your interests. Salt Lake City family law attorney Emy Cordano is ready to stand by your side. Attorney Cordano serves clients in many areas around Salt Lake, including Alpine, South Jordan, Herriman, Granite, Cottonwood Heights, Holladay, Millcreek, the Avenues, North Cove, Bountiful, Farmington, Eden, and more. You can contact us for a consultation of your case by clicking here or calling 801-208-8018 or 435-940-5523.

Vigorous representation for the right side: Your side

Call 801-208-8018 or 435-940-5523 for a family law lawyer who will fight for your rights. If your family law case calls for dedicated attention from a Salt Lake City divorce attorney or creative solving to handle another matter – I am here to help. Together, our focus will be on protecting and rebuilding the core of your life.

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