Syracuse Family Law Attorney

When it comes to family matters, sometimes the waters are tricky to navigate. If you find yourself in the middle of a legal family matter, entrust your family to the best family law attorney in Syracuse. Your family is important and because of that, we at Burton Family Attorneys make it our mission to protect your family with top-notch family law practices in action.


Areas of Family Law:

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Family Law: Our years of experience in family law enable us to help you tackle any family related legal situation.

Mediations: Mediators are neutral, third-party sources who are not lawyers. Mediators can help families talk through things in a professional setting before they decide to take legal action.

Stepparent Adoptions: Are you a stepparent who wants to adopt your stepchild? We are here to help.

Probate: We are here to help you through the probate process so that you can focus on honoring the life of your deceased loved one.

Divorce: As family law attorneys we can help you navigate divorce proceedings.

Parent/Child Custody: Custody can be a sticky situation, but we can provide the legal expertise to help you through the process.

Paternity: Our firm has expertise in paternity law, and when you need us, we are always there for you.

Child Support: Child support is a legal battlefield at times but you don’t have to do it alone. With the help of a family law practice, you can expertly learn the child support legal system.

Alimony: There is no set standard when it comes to alimony which is why we are here to protect your interests and your finances.

Modifications: When something changes after a divorce, you may need to use a family lawyer to enact legal modifications to the terms of a previous arrangement.

Division of Retirement: In the event of a divorce, there are legal actions that can be taken surrounding retirement assets like a 401K or an IRA account.

Guardianship: Legal guardians have rights too and we help you protect those rights.

For a family law attorney in the Syracuse area, contact us today. We make you and yours our top priority.


We know it’s what really counts. In fact, we’re one of the only firms in northern Utah that exclusively handles domestic related legal matters. We know there’s nothing more important than protecting the rights of you and your loved ones and the best way of achieving that is by working with lawyers with experience specific to your family law related needs. From simple to complex we handle divorce, custody, paternity, guardian/conservatorship, modifications, probate, or any other matter directly related to your family. Whatever your family law needs may be, rest assured that our firm will provide quality and personal attention throughout the process.

Get in touch with us today so our team of highly experienced attorneys can start to work for you. Family Law, it’s all we do.

Kenneth W. Burton


Ken is the founder of Burton Attorneys at Law and finds the challenge of practicing law extremely rewarding.  Although Ken has a broad assortment of experience ranging from bankruptcy to civil litigation to criminal law, Ken’s practice is tailored almost exclusively to the area of family law.  He chose to practice in the family law arena because of the positive and direct impact for good he saw in the lives of his clients.

Peter E. Bracken


Peter is one of the top up-and-coming young lawyers in the state. Raised in Layton, Utah, Peter was named by the Standard-Examiner as among the top 2% of Utah’s high school seniors. After graduating from Brigham Young University, Peter attended Quinnipiac University School of Law in Hamden, Connecticut, where he graduated with Honors. While at QU, Peter was repeatedly ranked at the top of the class.

Matthew J. Kuehnl

Senior Associate Attorney

Matthew has a passion for helping people. As a family law attorney, he provides both legal and emotional support to clients, helping them navigate through some of life’s most difficult situations. He understands the stress that accompanies family law issues and works tirelessly to alleviate fears and concerns clients have. Matthew has extensive experience in parenting plan issues and advises clients on how best to navigate their family law situation.

Eliza Van Orman

Senior Associate Attorney

Attorney Eliza Van Orman was admitted to practice law in the State of Utah in 2009 and has been practicing almost exclusively in the area of family law ever since. She earned two Bachelor of Arts degrees and a law degree from the University of Utah.  During law school, Eliza completed an internship with the Office of the Guardian ad Litem, representing abused and neglected children, and earned honors for pro bono work in free legal clinics.


Contact us today for a consultation with an attorney. During the meeting, you will be advised of your options as well as the cost of pursuing each option that you have. To more efficiently serve you, we encourage you to organize pertinent documents before your initial consultation if possible.

3785 Harrison Boulevard #1
Ogden, Utah 84403

(877) 447-9997 (Toll Free)
(801) 393-1106


To discuss your case with an attorney, call local (801) 393-1106 toll free (877) 447-9997 or fill out the contact form below. Our office is conveniently located in Ogden, Utah and we serve the entire Wasatch Front. Hablamos español.