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Clarksville Military Divorce Lawyers
Patton | Pittman Have More Than 100+ Years of Experience
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.
What Are the Unique Aspects of a 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. While these issues are not normally enforceable in the divorce court, our attorneys can provide valuable assistance in ensuring a spouse knows his or her rights for such support under military law.
- 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 potentially other federal benefits. The division of military retired pay is a very complicated matter and the law changes frequently. It is important that you hire an attorney who has a good grasp of the current status of the law regarding military benefits,
- Filing requirements: special rules apply to residence requirements and filing requirements for divorce
The Service Members Civil Relief Act impacts lawsuits, including divorces, filed against active duty service members. It is important to know how this federal law may impact your case and our attorneys can provide you with that information.
Contact our Clarksville Military Divorce Attorney Today!
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.