Helping You Address Complex Military Divorce Concerns
Service members and their loved ones make sacrifices to protect our nation’s citizens at home and abroad. Recognizing these sacrifices, the U.S. government provides generous medical, retirement and financial benefits to military families. When military members and their spouses divorce, however, these benefits and other considerations can complicate matters.
Whether you or your spouse serve in the armed forces, it is critical to work with an attorney who understands the intricacies of military divorce. At Lowenstein Brown, APLC, our lawyers are ready and prepared to help you address the challenges you face as you are ending your marriage. Our San Diego firm has tirelessly advocated for service members and their families for decades. We are ready to help you.
Filing For A Military Divorce
Problems arise when service members and their spouses need to determine where to file for divorce. To file in California, one spouse must be stationed in the state or be a legal resident. If you and your spouse live in different states, your divorce agreement will be affected by the divorce laws of the state in which you file.
When you consult with us, we will consider your circumstances and listen to your concerns. You can depend on us to give you straightforward advice about the benefits and drawbacks of filing in a specific state.
Identifying Solutions For Your Unique Issues
We have a substantial understanding of laws that affect military divorces, including the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) and the Uniformed Service’s Former Spouses’ Protection Act.
We take these laws and others into account when we help you find solutions for military-related divorce issues that include:
- Child custody and visitation rights regarding parental access during deployment, parenting obligations and modification of orders after deployment has ended
- Child and spousal support disputes related to Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) and Basic Allowance for Sustenance (BAS)
- Property and asset division conflicts related to military pensions and the Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP)
Successfully navigating the military divorce process takes experience, knowledge and foresight. Our team of legal professionals has the skill set you want to get the results you and your family deserve.
Contact Us To Begin The Process Today
Arrange your private consultation with a seasoned lawyer by calling 619-369-3572 or emailing our firm. We provide economical legal services, offering comprehensive and individual services to fit your budget.