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Estate Planning & Probate Lawyers in Salt Lake City, UT

There is a sense of satisfaction that comes with establishing your estate plan. We will help you provide clear direction on the distribution of your assets in the event of your death, as well as directions for taking care of you, should you become incapacitated. We can also update your existing estate plan, no matter who prepared it. If you have lost a loved one, we can help you with the smooth administration of that estate.

Family Law Services

We provide efficient and effective legal representation on a full range of family law matters. Although most cases settle out of court, we will help you make good decisions about settlement and, if necessary, help you litigate your case for a better result. Whether amicable or contested, your case is too important to try to handle without an experienced attorney to guide you through the process.

our philosophy

We Produce Effective Solutions Efficiently

Experience Matters. Over my 25+ years practicing law I have helped thousands of people understand their legal rights, the legal process, and obtain the best legal solutions available to them. If you have a legal question, a legal problem to solve, or are wanting to do some advance legal planning, call me. I will do my best to help you. I understand that every question, every case, and every plan is important. I will listen to you, do my best to understand your issue, and give you valuable legal advice and representation.

At Stephen J. Buhler, Attorney at Law, we have earned a reputation as a first-rate provider of family law, probate and estate planning services to residents of the greater Salt Lake Valley. Call me, Steve Buhler, and I will help you.


Your Goals Become Our Goals

Our law office will protect your interests in family law matters and help you with critical estate planning and administration issues. We never lose sight of the impact our work has on our clients. These are decisions that affect their lives long after the case has been resolved.

If you are struggling to know and protect your rights in your divorce or custody case, I want to help you. If you need guidance planning how to best leave your life savings to those you love, I will explain all your options and help you make decisions that best suits your needs. When your loved one has died, I will walk you through the probate process. Practicing law to improve people’s lives is why I became a lawyer in the first place. I enjoy meeting with people and finding ways to work together to make their lives better.

We Let Our Clients Speak For Us


Was very stressed over situation that had presented itself to my wife and I. After contacting Stephen J. Buhler and meeting with him, the stress levels lowered. My wife and I find his integrity above question. His personal involvement and staffs before, during, and after court proceedings of the highest quality. As well, cost, to be EXTREMELY reasonable. We will and have recommended Stephen J. Buhler to family and friends. (p.s.) This is the first time ever writing a review for anyone or anything.

Johnny Whelan

Stephen Buhler is professional and to the point. He helped us adopt our little girl just about a year ago. Very straight forward with us. I couldn’t believe how smooth the process went. It went so smooth because he really knows the law, and he cares about what he does. I will never be able to thank him enough for everything he has done for us.

Chris Jeffs

Did a great job. No sugar coating with me, was polite and factual. Took care of business. Got the paper work I needed.

Chuck Fogarty

I found Mr Buhler on the Internet. I met with him because I needed my trust to be setup and as I talked to him about my needs he seemed to be well qualified to write my documents. As it turned out he did an excellent and professional job in meeting my needs. In my career I have worked with many attorneys and Mr Buhler is one of the best I’ve worked with.

Richard Field

Mr. Stephen J. Buhler Attorney At Law helped us with an adoption case and understood the law remarkably well. He is very professional, fast, thorough, and an honest lawyer. We loved our experience and will recommend his expertise to anyone who needs an attorney within the scope of his practice. Thank you so much also for winning our case!

Marci Harwood

Mr. Buhler helped me with a couple of different family law cases. He was efficient, experienced, timely, and knowledgeable of the law. I received the outcome I was hoping for and I am so grateful for Mr. Buhler’s help and professionalism in such a stressful situation. I would refer Mr. Buhler to anyone in need of a family law attorney.

Allison Cox

My husband and I were referred to Stephen Buhler by a friend. When I met him in person we realized we already had an association. He assured us that he would help in any way, shape, or form and he did. He was able to stay on top of our situation with our adoption and in the end it went faster than expected.

Elaina Augason

Stephen worked on my divorce case and I’m very happy with his efforts and case results. Stephen is honest about the possible outcome based on the facts and law, and he does his best to represent you.

A Google User

Mr. Buhler helped me with an adoption process he worked fast and it was completed with in a short time frame. I recommend Mr. Buhler for all family law needs he will work hard and fast for you.

Wendle Goodrich

He was working on the paperwork for my mothers’ guardianship case when she suddenly passed away before we ever went to court. He agreed to handle the work for probate case for no additional charge. He is very pleasant and kept us informed.

Bonnie Hayes

Mr. Buhler helped me obtain a divorce as quickly as possible. He was very knowledgeable, professional, and efficient. I would recommend him to everyone needing legal help with divorce, adoption or other family law needs.

A Google User

Great service, he was on top of things and made me aware of what was going on. I was informed of what my rights were and he was on my side.

Madge Vidra

I was most impressed by the prompt service and reliable follow through. I highly recommend Stephen J. Buhler Law Office.

A Google User

Stephen and his staff were knowledgeable, timely, respectful, and made this unfortunate process manageable.

Jide Razu

Went over with Mr. Buhler my situation. He listened very well and then provided me with a his recommendation. Mr. Buhler then put in a package for my review. He was very understanding and made sure I understood what everything meant. We was then able to execute the prenuptial between me and my wife in a professional manner. I would recommend Mr. Buhler for your legal assistance.


Stephen was obviously experienced with adoptions and our whole family was impressed with him. He was very professional and if we need to contact an attorney again we would use his office and his services again.


During our family trust dispersion, we needed to transfer some of the property to family members. He acted promptly on all our needs, got forms to us quickly, and answered all of our questions. We were happy with his suggestions. We would recommend his services and will use him again if we have future needs.


My husband and I had wills and advanced directives done by Mr. Buhler. He was very helpful explaining the differences between setting up trusts and just doing wills. We were very comfortable with the information he gave us and the work was completed in a very timely manner.


My adult adoption case was handled professionally and quickly. The cost of the adoption was less than I expected. Mr. Buhler collected all of the information during my free consultation, and three weeks later, the adoption was finalized.

Michael Moosman

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If you have questions regarding family law, estate planning, or probate, call 801-964-6901 or email me. During your free consultation , I will answer your questions and provide a good idea of what you can expect as an outcome to your case.

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Phone: 801-964-6901 Fax: 801-964-6824

Business Hours

Monday - Friday: 8am – 5pm Saturday - Sunday: Closed

Our Location

The Harmon Building 3540 South 4000 West Suite 245 West Valley City, UT 84120
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