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Charlton Law prides itself on guiding clients through what may be one of the most difficult processes of their lives with knowledge, experience, and poise. With the advocacy of Charlton Law, clients are able to focus on themselves, not their legal matters, and trust that their attorney is always in their corner.

Whether entrenched in a child custody battle, needing a divorce lawyer, or wanting to draft a will, Charlton Law is there for you. 


Regan Charlton



Regan is passionate about serving the individual needs of her clients. She ensures that there are open lines of communication and that she is available for her clients both on a day-to-day basis and whenever the unexpected arises. Regan is a strong and skilled litigator with significant trial experience. She also understands the complexities of family law, whether that be novel legal issues or complicated personal dynamics. Regan’s zealous, yet professional, approach leads to consistent, positive results for her clients.


Regan is a native Idahoan. She graduated from Boise State University. While at Boise State, Regan was a Speech and Debate All-American and National Champion.  Regan received her Juris Doctorate from the University of Idaho, College of Law.


Outside of the practice of law, Regan enjoys spending time with her husband, children, and stepchildren, taking part in many of the outdoor activities Idaho has to offer.

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Johann is passionate about keeping families together and works hard to accomplish his clients’ goals, always considering the children's best interests. Johann has enjoyed raising his kids in Idaho and loves spending time with them; especially skiing in the winter and boating in the summer. Johann also enjoys cooking and traveling, and is always on the lookout for new recipes.

Johann served in the United States Air Force as a Judge Advocate from 2005 to 2013, including tours in Turkey and Iraq. While in the military, Johann advised families on issues relating to adoption, guardianship, custody, divorce, and estate planning. Johann’s practice is focused on criminal law, family law, and estate planning.


Johann is a long-time Idahoan, graduating from Borah High School. He then graduated from Boise State University. Johann graduated from the Northwestern University School of Law. Johann speaks English, Spanish, and Portuguese fluently, and is competent in German as well.

Melissa Peteterson



Melissa is an experienced paralegal in the field of family law. She is both efficient and detail-oriented, providing clients with timely responses and professional work-product at an economical value. She is an incredible asset to Charlton Law. 

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