Salt Lake City Military Divorce Attorney

The Ault Firm has long been a firm supporter of the men and women who serve in our armed forces. Over the years, it has been our pleasure to provide family law services to the people who protect our freedoms and their families. Divorce can be challenging for not only civilians, it also presents obstacles for our military personnel. Although military divorce is not much different from traditional divorce, there can be logistical challenges. My name is Christopher M. Ault and I am a Salt Lake City military divorce attorney. Whether you or your spouse are stationed in Utah or one spouse is stationed out of state or overseas, the legal team at The Ault Firm can help.

Salt Lake City Military Divorce Process

Although divorce represents the dissolution of a marriage, not all divorces are the same. Military divorces are governed by a series of federal laws, including the Uniform Services Former Spouses Protection Act, the Service members Civil Relief Act and the Survivor Benefit Plan. Each was created to provide services designed to protect the former spouses of members of the armed forces–including active and retired military personnel. As a Salt Lake City military divorce attorney, I can provide legal representation and counsel for the following military divorce issues including:

  • The continuance of military benefits
  • The division of military pension
  • Helping military personnel maintain contact and communication with their children
  • Time sharing arrangements to accommodate military life
  • The continuation of military benefits after a service member has died

Because military divorce can be different from traditional divorce, it is important to select a Salt Lake City military divorce attorney that can properly advise and utilize the legal resources needed to protect the rights and interests of each client. Whether you or your spouse has served in the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or Coast Guard, the team of legal professionals at utilizes a personable and comprehensive approach to help place the client in the best position to succeed.

Although there are some fundamental differences between military and traditional divorce in Salt Lake City, many of these couples faces the same issues, including the division of assets and property, alimony, child support, child custody and visitation. From the time a client visits our law office for a consultation and all the way through trial, my team and I will always be in your corner.