Much of our lives unfold within the family unit, often behind closed doors. And while our family lives are considered personal in many aspects, there is a whole body of law addressing certain laws and procedures affecting families, such as marriage, divorce, and even certain criminal statutes. Welcome to FindLaw's section covering the family laws of Utah, with authoritative descriptions of the law for non-attorneys in the Beehive State. This section includes articles on the rules for divorce, filing for a protective order, adopting a child, obtaining an abortion, and much more. Click on one of the links below to learn more Utah family laws.