While it is highly personal and emotional, a divorce is also a technical legal matter. This is especially true for those who wish to divorce while in the military. To most effectively end a marriage, it is best to have as much information as possible about your rights and legal options. While this can be confusing when considering the added military laws and programs, our attorneys present these easy to read library articles to help you learn more and to give you the confidence you need moving forward.
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Accurate Valuation Essential to Fair Division of Military Pension During Divorce Military pensions can be targets for property division in divorce, provided the spouse meets eligibility requirements outlined in the USFSPA. Learn more here.
Enforcing Child Support and Alimony Orders After a Military Divorce Military service doesn't excuse a spouse from paying child support or alimony. If a service member fails to pay ordered support, wage garnishment is an option.
Military Service Makes Child Support Determinations More Complex Military members are required to abide by court-issued child support orders. However, military service can make child support determinations more complex.
Military Divorce Adds Additional Complexity to Alimony Determinations Alimony is a complicated issue made even more complex by the additional laws that apply when one spouse is in the military. This article explains what to do.