Trusted Guidance On Divorce For Military Families
Divorce poses unique challenges for military couples. Federal law as well as state law could impact the course of your case. Complications may arise concerning when and where the divorce takes place, how the military pension gets divided, how custody gets ironed out and countless other details.
Divorce is stressful enough without these added complications.
Work With A Legal Team That Understands The Complexities Of Military Divorce
Because these cases involve more nuances than nonmilitary divorces, it’s important to work with a lawyer who understands them. At Dowan Law Offices in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, we offer skilled guidance on all aspects of military divorce. Drawing on nearly two decades of family law experience, our attorneys bring a thorough understanding of divorce and family law to the table. We also have certified mediators on our team who can help you determine whether mediation or collaborative divorce is a good option for you.
We can help you address issues such as:
- Jurisdiction, residency and filing requirements
- Stays of proceedings for those on active duty, pursuant to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA)
- Division of military pensions
- Post-service pay under the Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act (USFSPA)
- Rights and benefits for abandoned spouses
- Alimony (spousal maintenance) and child support
- Child custody and parenting time
We work with clients who are service members in the U.S. Army and other branches of the armed forces as well as spouses of service members. Whatever your situation, our attorneys can protect your interests and help you pursue the future you envision.
Discuss Your Concerns About Military Divorce During A Free Consultation
We invite you to schedule a free initial consultation to learn more about how we can help and determine whether we are the right fit for you. Call 270-872-0911 to reach us. We are conveniently located in downtown E-town, less than a half-hour from Fort Knox.