Clarksville Military Divorce Lawyers

Divorce is a difficult process for anyone. For military families, the process can be even more complicated, especially when the husband or wife is deployed overseas.

At Patton & Pittman, our lawyers help military service members go through the divorce process and move on with their lives. From our office in Clarksville, we represent military personnel and their families based at Fort Campbell and on active duty in Afghanistan, Korea, Iraq, Germany and other countries around the world where our freedoms are being protected. We offer a free initial consultation to discuss your case.

Unique Aspects of Military Divorce

Military divorces are different from civilian divorces in several respects:

Military spousal support and child support: The military has special support requirements that are separate of what a court would require.

Child custody and visitation: Custody and visitation for military families can be very complex and require creative solutions to ensure that children have good relationships with both parents.

Division of military benefits: Spouse of military service member may be entitled to a share of his or her spouse's military retirement benefits and survivor benefits. Division of military benefits is more complex than division of civilian retirement benefits.

Filing requirements: special rules apply to residence requirements and filing requirements for divorce

The Service members Civil Relief Act protects you from legal actions taken against you while you are deployed overseas. This law can affect a spouse's ability to file for divorce while the service member is on active duty.

Our lawyers can guide you through the rules and requirements that apply to service members. From our office in Clarksville, we can handle divorce cases for service members deployed anywhere in the world.

Contact Our Tennessee Military Child Support Attorneys

Call 931-266-4703 or toll free at 866-936-9758, or contact us online to arrange a free initial consultation with our Clarksville military divorce attorneys.