Family Law Attorney in Utah
Individualized Representation Helping Families 
Navigate Through 
Difficult Times
The right legal representation can make all the difference.  

Salt Lake County Attorneys

Professional Yet Approachable

At Eric M. Swinyard & Associates, PLLC, we recognize that the firm you choose to represent you in your legal matter might be the most important and impactful decision you make in life. We do not take our responsibility to serve you lightly. Our team maintains a manageable caseload to ensure that we deliver truly personalized and attentive service to every client. We also take the time to educate clients on their rights and options so that you can make informed decisions that reflect your family’s best interests. From our office in Draper, our Salt Lake County lawyers are calm and level-headed, capable of approaching your case thoughtfully without sacrificing the results-driven determination needed to achieve positive results.

Practicing family law, divorce, estate planning, civil litigation, personal injury, and criminal defense, Eric M. Swinyard & Associates, PLLC is the full-service firm that can help you navigate many of life’s greatest challenges. We encourage you to schedule a free consultation to learn more about what we can do for you.

Experience the Difference

  • Experienced

    The right attorney makes all the difference. Our attorneys are experienced, transparent and dedicated to your goals.

  • Free 30-Min Consultation

    We understand that you have questions, our Firm will provide you with a free 30-minute no-obligation consultation with an Attorney.

  • Preparation

    Family Law matters are complex; we ensure that all of our clients are thoroughly educated and prepared along the way.

  • Personalized Approach

    No two cases are the same. Our Approach is tailored specifically to your goals.

Featured Family Law Areas of Practice

Focused Representation Tailored to Your Goals

Meet Our Team

Professional. Confident. Approachable.
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    Eric M. Swinyard

    Founding Attorney

    Eric M. Swinyard is a litigation and small business attorney who serves clients throughout Utah and across the country. He has offices in both Salt Lake County and Utah County. Eric’s practice is focused on providing personalized, high-quality legal services to both individuals and businesses. He regularly assists clients in various practice areas , including divorce , parentage ( paternity ), adoption , debt collection, estate planning , business advice, asset protection, litigation (civil, ...
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    Ryan Ficklin

    Attorney

    Ryan Ficklin is an associate attorney at Eric M. Swinyard & Associates, PLLC. Prior to practicing law in Utah, Ryan practiced family law in Southern California. In 2017, Ryan relocated back to his home state of Utah to focus on serving the people of Utah who need legal representation, particularly in the family law realm. Ryan graduated with honors from California’s Whittier Law School in May of 2015. While in law school, Ryan was a staff member for The Journal of Child and Family Advocacy. Ryan ...
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    Preston Day

    Attorney

    Preston Day is an associate attorney at Eric M. Swinyard & Associates, PLLC. Before assuming his position as an associate attorney, Preston spent over two years working as a prosecuting attorney for Salt Lake City and Salt Lake County. During his time as a prosecutor, he managed several hundred cases and took over 100 cases to trial. In his current role, Preston manages primarily divorce , family , and criminal cases . Preston began his legal career working as a law clerk for Judge Richard ...
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Testimonials

Real Clients. Real Results. 
  • He is very prompt with his responses to emails and phone calls which makes the process less stressful.

    “Eric was very knowledgeable about the process and explained the options available without pressuring me into something I was not comfortable with. He is very prompt with his responses to emails and ...”

    - Amy Lee
  • He handled all matters promptly and thoroughly. He cares deeply about his clients and makes sure their needs are fully understood.

    “Eric is an outstanding attorney. He handled all matters promptly and thoroughly. He cares deeply about his clients and makes sure their needs are fully understood. I always felt comfortable and ...”

    - Thomas M.
  • I have had an absolutely positive experience through and through with them. They’re professional, empathetic, and ethical. I wish I could give more than 5 stars.

    “It takes a lot to say that you love the experience you had with your lawyer, but it’s true. Ryan Ficklin is awesome. Eric Swinyard is awesome. I have had an absolutely positive experience through and ...”

    - Nicolle G.
  • Highly recommend Eric and Preston without reservation. Their fees are more than reasonable and their service more than expected.

    “Very professional and represented both parties fairly. At the end of the day, we received such empathy and understanding at a very difficult time. Highly recommend Eric and Preston without ...”

    - Bart
  • This was all so stress free. I’m extremely great full for Preston and his staff for putting forth all the time to help me out!

    “Guys! I had THE best experience! I had NO idea how to file for my divorce but Preston was amazing, very patient and made sure I knew exactly what was going on. This was all so stress free. I’m ...”

    - Dalisa
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See What Eric M. Swinyard & Associates, PLLC Can Do for You

With a primary focus on family law and divorce, Eric M. Swinyard & Associates, PLLC offers compassionate and results-driven representation for people navigating some of life’s most emotional and challenging legal matters. We can help you file for divorce, navigate a child custody battle, fairly divide marital property and debts, adopt a child, and resolve any pressing family-related dispute. Our Draper-based attorneys have guided people and families from all walks of life through the complexities of the family court system in Salt Lake County and Utah County.

In addition to family law, Eric M. Swinyard & Associates, PLLC offers services in the areas of civil litigation, criminal defense, and personal injury. We approach every case with professionalism and confidence, always thinking outside the box to find creative and effective solutions. Though we strive to resolve legal matters at the negotiation table, we are never afraid to fight for our clients in the courtroom when the case calls for litigation. Our team is proud of the impact we have on our clients’ lives and look forward to serving you with the poise and approachability we are known for.

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