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Finding Legal Help

You are not required to hire an attorney, but legal matters can be complicated. Consider talking to an attorney to go over your options. See the Finding Legal Help page for information about free and low cost ways to get legal help. 

Como encontrar ayuda legal

Usted no está obligado a contratar un abogado, pero los asuntos legales pueden ser complicados. Considere la posibilidad de hablar con un abogado para hablar de sus opciones. Para información sobre cómo obtener ayuda legal vea nuestra página Como encontrar ayuda legal.

Military and Veterans

Custody and Parent-time upon Deployment (Utah Code Section 30-3-40)
Rights and responsibilities of divorced military parents upon active duty deployment.

Immigration Information for Service Members and their Families (uscis.gov)
The official website of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services which contains forms, instructions, and information about naturalization, residency and citizenship issues. Immigration information and resources specifically for members of the military and their families.

Lawsuits Involving Military Service Members
This webpage explains some of the rights and responsibilities of service members involved in civil litigation.

Legal Assistance for Military Personnel (LAMP) (americanbar.org)
The American Bar Association website to promote delivery of legal services to military personnel and their family.

Military Service Declaration and Order for Default Judgment

National Coalition for Homeless Veterans (nchv.org)
Information and assistance for homeless vets.

Searching for Someone in the Military (defense.gov)
The official Department of Defense website. Describes ways to find out whether someone is in military service.

Service Member Attorney Volunteers
Information and forms for lawyers who volunteer to provide limited legal help to service members who have defaulted by failing to answer a civil complaint or petition or small claims affidavit.

Servicemembers Civil Relief Act Information (legalassistance.law.af.mil)
The federal legislation creating rights and responsibilities for members of the military services.

Stateside Legal (statesidelegal.org)
A website sponsored by the Legal Services Corporation and focused on common legal problems of veterans and military families.

U.S. Armed Forces Legal Assistance (legalassistance.law.af.mil)
The Armed Forces Legal Assistance (AFLA) Web site is a joint initiative of the Armed Forces legal assistance offices that aims to provide general legal information to the military community to enhance its readiness.

U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs – Center for Women Veterans (www1.va.gov)
The primary mission of the Center for Women Veterans is to review VA programs and services for women veterans, and assure that women veterans receive benefits and services on a par with male veterans, encounter no discrimination in their attempt to access them, and are treated with the respect, dignity, and understanding by VA service providers.

U.S. Department of Veterans' Affairs – Veterans Benefits Administration (vba.va.gov)
Information and forms about benefits for vets.

Utah Department of Veteran's Affairs (veterans.utah.gov)
The official website of the state agency that assists veterans and their dependents in preparing claims for and securing benefits

Utah Service Members' Civil Relief Act

Veterans Treatment Court (Utah Code 78A-5-301.5 - 78A-5-313)
Some Utah courts have programs to address the needs of veterans in criminal cases.

The Utah State Courts mission is to provide the people an open, fair, efficient, and independent system for the advancement of justice under the law.

Page Last Modified: 11/8/2021

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