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What You Should Know About Military Divorce

Military Divorce

Military divorces differ from civilian divorces in a few ways. If you or your spouse is an active military member and you are seeking divorce, here are a few important points to know.

The state in which you file for divorce can be the state where you reside or the state where the military member is stationed. Military members can choose to delay a divorce until they are no longer on active duty.

When dividing property, military pensions are considered. The military member’s retirement funds are often divided between the parties as other accounts and assets would be. On top of that, it may be possible to receive alimony before the divorce itself. With so many rules specific to military divorces, you will want a skilled attorney who has handled these situations before.

Military members can choose to delay a divorce until they are no longer on active duty.

The Knowledge And Representation You Need

At Haskell & Zimmerman, we have represented many clients in military divorces, both residents of Maryland and military members who are stationed here. We have a thorough understanding of military divorce law and we recognize that everyone’s situation will be different. We tailor our strategies to your needs so that we can provide the best possible service.

Any divorce can be a complex matter but military divorce in particular has rules and procedures that may be different than what you expect. By seeking advice from a lawyer who has handled these cases before, you are protecting yourself legally. We can answer all of your questions and guide you through the whole process.

Get Answers Now

Are you Active Duty Military, Reserves or Military Spouse? Please fill out our online form or call (301) 627-5844. Evening and weekend appointments are available upon request. We serve clients in Upper Marlboro, Prince Frederick, Leonardtown and all across Maryland.