Serving California's Military
Helping Military Members with their Divorce
Being in the military can complicate any divorce. We have the experience to help.
Have Questions About Your Case?
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Representation for Our Armed Forces
From the Army to the Air Force, we proudly serve all branches of the military.
Relocating After a Divorce?
Learn how moving away may affect your family law case & how we can help.
Military Divorce Help From a Reserve JAG Officer
How Military Divorces Are Different
Help For When You Need It Most

Why Hire Cutter & Lax?

At Cutter & Lax, we are proud to provide servicemembers and their spouses with exemplary legal service. We serve all branches of the military - including the Army, Air Force, Navy, Marines and Coast Guard. No matter whether you are in active service, are a retired servicemember or are the spouse of one, you can find the help you need by contacting our military divorce lawyers as soon as possible. We have more than 30 years of legal experience - focusing primarily on the tough, emotional laws surrounding family law. Attorney Matthew Lax has become board certified by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization in family law.

Cutter & Lax is unique, however, from all of the other family law firms in the area - we are able to provide our military divorce clients with a unique perspective and insightful look into military law. One of our founding attorneys, Nelson Cutter, is a retired JAG officer. He is a retired reservist whose involvement in the military includes prior enlisted experience. From 1085 to 1988, Attorney Cutter worked at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico as the Chief of Legal Assistance. He also served at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas from 2007 to 2008. This experience allows for him to be uniquely qualified to handle military family law.

Military Divorce Lawyers Serving California

If you are looking for an attorney who can handle the complexities of your case, you have come to the right place. Our attorneys have been described as professional, personally accessible and more. We know our way around the courtroom and can help explain your options to you. No matter the exact circumstances that you find yourself facing, you will be able to rest assured knowing that you will have an advocate on your side who is truly invested in the outcome of your case - someone who will fight for a just outcome on your behalf.

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