Experienced Representation in Complex Divorce Proceedings
While regular divorce already presents a series of complications for any women, a military divorce is undoubtedly much more complex. If you are an active duty military personnel or married to one, filing for divorce can be difficult and overwhelming without the help of an experienced attorney.
Military members have certain rights and obligations that are different from those of civilians and the same is true when it comes to divorce proceedings. At Florida Women’s Law Group, we have over 38 years of combined experience handling military divorces for women who are members of the military as well as those married to one. Our Jacksonville military divorce attorneys are knowledgeable in the rules regarding military divorce and we can confidently advocate your rights and best interests.
Women-Centric Team Handling Military Divorces
Whether you are a military personnel or married to one, dealing with a divorce can put you in a vulnerable position. With our Jacksonville military divorce lawyers, we can help you navigate through the complexities of a military divorce from start to finish.
We have the knowledge and experience to address the following:
Benefits after divorce: The amount you are entitled to depend on how many years your spouse was in the service, the number of years you were married, and how many years of marriage overlap your spouse’s service.
The 20/20/20 rule for military divorce: If you have been married for at least 20 years, your spouse has been in the military for at least 20 years, and your 20 years of marriage overlap 20 years of your spouse’s service, then you are entitled to the same full benefits as your spouse, such as medical, commissary, base exchange, and theater.
If you or your spouse are on active duty: Divorce proceedings may be postponed for the period of time when the active service member is on duty and up to 60 days afterward. This is to protect military members from being divorced without their knowledge.
These are just a few of the special issues that arise in a military divorce and you can rest assured we are prepared to work tirelessly for your rights and best interests.
Call our Jacksonville office at (904) 372-1574 to discuss the issues surrounding your military divorce!