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One of the dark truths of military service is the stress it places on the marriage. The military has taken great strides to alleviate these pressures. Nonetheless – the dissolution of a marriage is something that can happen to any of us, and if it does, we as Soldiers, need to be prepared.
Are you aware that divorce procedures for someone who is in the military or married to someone who is can be different than for civil citizens? The divorce officially becomes a military divorce and follows rules set by both California and the Federal government.
The divorce is kn...
A divorce (http://divorce.avvo.com) is an order by the court that terminates a marriage. A divorce is sometimes called a dissolution of marriage, and is different than an annulment, which states that
Divorce law has special exemptions when it involves people who are in the military. In cases of military divorce, matters like alimony and child custody are examined in a different light to make sure that the proceedings wont negatively affect an individuals ability to continue t...
For US citizens that are not military and are living abroad, may not be able to file for a US divorce unless they can meet the residency requirements of the state they will be filing in. If they are military personnel, the possibilities for a US divorce are better. Some military ...
If you or your spouse have served in the military and you are considering a legal separation or divorce you will need to find an attorney who understands the technicalities of a military divorce and the legal rights of military service members and their spouses.
Below are common questions.
California divorce process as it relates to Military Service Members and their spouses. Overview Military divorce is a special area of the law because there are laws that apply only to divorces where
Divorce is a concern of the state not the military, but when a servicemember is involved in a divorce there aredifferent considerations and concerns than those cases without servicemembers. The big point to remember is that in a military divorce there are important issues regardi...
Just as in a civilian divorce, a military divorce will involve procedural requirements, property distribution, and perhaps child support or maintenance. It is the division of military retired pay that presents some unusual considerations in military divorce.
In the process of doi...
Between the Pentagon, Fort Lee, Oceana NAS, the Naval installation in
Norfolk, Fort Belvoir, Fort A.P. Hill, Camp Perry (OK, you get the
picture) there is no doubt that Virginia is a large military state and
with it tens of thousands of military families. A divorce in Virginia...
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