Kurt was born and raised in Kaysville city and graduated from Davis High School in 1996. Kurt has lived in Davis County the majority of his life and enjoys helping others on a daily basis. Kurt specializes in the areas of Contract Litigation, Criminal Law and Family Law, handling all family law issues with an emphasis on matters involving Child Custody disputes.
Kurt has five children of his own and seeks to understand each one of his clients, not only as a client but as a parent and/or unique individual. Kurt possesses a broad understanding of the legal process, which he has acquired through working with the firm and those around him, as well as through the time he served as an intern Law Clerk for the Court, and as a volunteer representing victims of domestic violence. Kurt's insight and understanding of the law and legal process helps him obtain favorable results for his clients.
Kurt is a very capable, dedicated attorney who has helped many clients obtain their desired results in paternity & custody actions, simple to more complex divorce cases, adoptions, contract disputes, and criminal as well as juvenile court matters. Kurt will fight hard for his clients' rights and freedoms. His clients like him and appreciate his hard work, dedication and not great, but good sense of humor. Kurt takes a personal interest in each case he takes on and looks forward to the different challenges that each one presents.
Hourly ($175/hour), contingent (33-50%), Fixed (sometimes), Free consultation (20 minutes)
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I endorse this lawyer. As a mediator I have mediated several cases for Kurt and I find him to be dedicated and competent professional who looks out for the best interest of his clients. I would strongly recommend his services.
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|Award name||Grantor||Date granted|
|Top 40 Under 40||The National Trial Lawyers||2015|
|Nation's Top One Percent||National Association of Distinguished Counsel||2015|
|Top 40 under 40||The National Trial Lawyers||2014|
|Top 10 Best Ciminal Lawyer Client Satisfaction Award||American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys||2014|
|Attorney||Helgesen, Houtz & Jones P.C.||2011 - Present|
|Intern (Law Clerk)||Second Judicial District Court of Utah||2010 - 2010|
|Paralegal||Helgesen, Houtz & Jones P.C.||2005 - 2010|
|Association name||Position name||Duration|
|Utah Association for Justice||N/A||2012 - Present|
|Utah State Bar||N/A||2011 - Present|
|Herland v. Izatt 2015 UT 30||Supreme Court reversed the District Court in Plaintiff's favor and remanded to District Court. Final Outcome is pending.|
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|Washburn University School of Law||Law||JD - Juris Doctor||2010|
|University of Utah S.J. Quinney College of Law||English||BA - Bachelor of Arts||2005|