Utah’s Premier Law Firm for Family Law, Bankruptcy, Civil Litigation, and Criminal Law

Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins Attorneys is one of the most prestigious law firms in Utah. Our reputation is fostered by successfully representing thousands of clients across the state in the areas of bankruptcy, criminal law, family law and civil litigation. Our team is comprised of skilled attorneys with extensive experience and track records for getting results. For this reason, when you contact us, you’ll be immediately directed to the attorney who is most knowledgeable of your matter so you’ll receive superior value and a high degree of expertise to resolve your case. This also allows us to move your case along as swiftly as possible without wasting time, because we know that you may need to act by a certain deadline to prevent being penalized.

Personal attention and individualized approach

We know that your situation is unique and requires special attention to resolve. You can expect to be treated with respect and compassion, so that you won’t feel like you’re just a client — you’ll feel like you’re part of our family. We’ll fight for your rights in the same way we would fight for the rights of our closest loved ones, aggressively, effectively, and always with your best interests in mind. We’ll spend quality time with you to assess the individual needs of your case, from your first consultation right through to its resolution.

Experienced, esteemed attorneys fighting for you

Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins Attorneys has been consistently recognized as premier lawyers in the country. We have been honored with a number of distinguished awards, including The National Top 100 Trial Lawyers, 10 Best Lawyers – American Institute of DUI/DWI Attorneys™ and The National Top 40 Under 40 Advocates.

Although we have extensive experience representing larger clients, we have always been committed to protecting the rights of people on a smaller scale, making a positive and direct impact from the ground up. This allows you to experience the excellence of seasoned legal professionals with an impressive track record of obtaining favorable verdicts and settlements for our clients.

Talk to us now to find out what can be done to make your situation better. Don’t wait until it’s too late.  For a list of frequently asked questions regarding family law, you can consult our resources here and here.

Contact us now at (801) 903-2616. You’ll be able to talk to an experienced attorney about your case in a free 30 minute case evaluation.



Family Law and Divorce

When it comes to family law and divorce matters, our lawyers take into account how difficult your situation may be right now. We fight aggressively for your rights in litigation, but we will always treat you with compassion and sensitivity — in the same way we would treat our own family members. In fact, the support we provide to our clients is so heartfelt that most remain in contact with us for years after their case has been favorably resolved.

Voted as a Top Family Law Attorney

The American Institute of Family Law Attorneys™ has selected us for two years in a row as one of the best lawyers in the country based on Client Satisfaction. This award is based on our commitment to fulfilling the needs of our clients and helping them get through one of the most stressful situations of their life.  As we’ve grown, we’ve developed offices throughout the Salt Lake region in Salt Lake City, Ogden, and Lehi to show our commitment to servicing the families of north-central Utah and beyond.

Don’t Wait to Protect Your Family

If you are seeking legal help on divorce, divorce modification, child support, or child custody, don’t delay in contacting us. The sooner you call us, the sooner you can get things resolved for you and your kids. In some cases, you may only have a limited amount of time to act before it’s too late to defend yourself or get the resolution you want. We know how painful things are right now, and we want to resolve your issues as quickly as possible so you can rebuild your life and the precious bonds you have with your family.


Practice Areas

Family Law & Divorce

The attorneys at Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins are here to help you through the intricacies of the process to achieve a fair and comprehensive settlement for you.


Filing bankruptcy is not for everyone, but when it fits, it is the best way to deal with your debt problems regardless of what a consolidation company tells you.

Civil Litigation

Whether you are a business or an individual Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins Attorneys can help you with your litigation needs.

Social Security

Trust the knowledgeable attorneys at Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins to guide you through the complicated process of applying for disability benefits with the Social Security Administration.

Criminal Law

Just because you’ve been charged does not guarantee a conviction. You have rights! When it comes to building a defense there ARE options.

Our Team

Our Team

Partner & Attorney
Brian Arnold was recently featured on Big Talk 860 AM Radio answering Family Law Questions and is an Editor on the Utah Journal...
Partner & Attorney
Matt Wadsworth earned his Bachelor's from the University of Utah in Economics where he graduated in the top ten percent of...
Partner & Attorney
For over two decades I have represented numerous clients in Divorce and Custody matters, criminal allegations, and injury claims...
Prior to joining Arnold, Wadsworth & Coggins Attorneys, Lauren earned her Political Science degree from the University of Utah...
Jake Cowdin grew up in Utah and obtained his Bachelor's Degree in Criminal Justice from Weber State University...



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