Military divorce in Temecula | Riverside County
Because of the safety of our country must always come first, military spouses are frequently separated for months at a time. Duty to your country prevents you from being able to make your marriage a top priority. Then, after coming home from deployment, you must now face the ravages of Post Traumatic Stress Syndrome.
Not only do military couples have unique emotional issues, when seeking a divorce, there are certain legal aspects which must be taken into consideration.
Consideration of legal aspects:
Where to file for Military Divorce
Where the divorce is filed depends on a number of factors, including the homestate of the parties, where the children live, and whether the military spouse is deployed. A knowledgeable lawyer can help you determine where to file divorce proceedings. If you have a question about where to file your military divorce, please call our office for a consultation.
How Deployment affects a Military Divorce
Divorce & Deployment
Furthermore, serving a military spouse may be more complicated. For instance, this sometimes must be done on a military base or overseas. As a result, serving divorce papers and obtaining a divorce from someone who is active duty military requires the help of a skilled attorney. If you or your spouse are active duty military and are contemplating a divorce, please call our office for a consultation.
Dividing a Military Pension
There may be additional benefits at issue as well, such as base privileges, insurance benefits, commissary access, military survivor benefits, and higher-education benefits.
If you have questions about how to divide a military pension, please call our office for a free consultation. Our experienced attorneys have handled hundreds of military divorces and can help.
Calculating Income in a Military Divorce
Furthermore, once discharged from the service, most military personnel are entitled to disability pay. Frequently, the former service member returns to school after discharge and receives educational benefits by way of BAH.
Calculating income for purposes in a military divorce can be tricky. This is why it is important to retain an experienced divorce attorney who understands the ins and outs of military divorce. Call us now for a consultation. We can help.