Why choose James for your Family Law Practitioner?

As a family law Attorney with first-hand experience in divorce, James McGarvey appreciates how divorce and custody cases may become an emotional roller-coaster that tests the strongest of us. James empathizes with his clients and works tirelessly to shield their rights through the divorce and custody process.

Committed to directing clients through challenging family law matters, James’ professional history includes working at Legal Aid Society of Salt Lake. While there James assisted clients in family law matters regarding divorce, custody, parentage, visitation, support, property distribution, and successfully litigated a custody trial. James subsequently worked with clients’ family law issues at the Milton Abrahams Legal Clinic in Omaha, Nebraska where he guided clients through issues surrounding divorce, custody, wills, trusts, probate, protective orders, domestic violence, guardianship, parentage actions, name changes, visitation, support, property distribution, and appellate advocacy. Concurrently with the clinic, James researched family law for the former President of the Family Law portion of the Nebraska Bar, Kathleen M. Schmidt. Prior to founding the Law Office of James P. McGarvey, James worked as an associate family law attorney for Intermountain Legal, P.C. where he guided clients through divorce, custody, parent time, visitation, support, protective orders, property distribution, parentage, enforcement of decrees, order to show cause, settlement negotiation, and modification of decrees.

Family Law

  • Divorce
  • Child custody
  • Child support
  • Visitation
  • Domestic violence
  • Enforcement
  • Modification
  • Paternity/ Parentage
  • Guardianship
  • Adoption
  • Pre and post-nuptial Agreements
  • Relocation Hearings
  • Register Foreign Decree (UCCJEA)
  • Protective Order
  • Restraining Order
  • Order to Show Cause
  • Mediation