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b) civil court. Military will not be involved in your divorce.
c) Help? No. Hurt the divorce result? No
d) Six months separation unless child is of the marriage (under VA rules).
See a family law attorney, you may be able to resolve the issues before you ship.
No good time to divorce. Having to deal with it at bootcamp will not be helpful to your success in bootcamp or to the divorce process.
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Consult a local family law attorney in your area for an in-depth consultation. This is a family law question more than a military law one. Best of luck.
Please do not ask California lawyers to address the law in Virginia. We are not licensed to care or assist. Your military attorneys will handle everything if your divorce is consensual.
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