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MILITARY DIVORCE CHEAT SHEET WHEN DEALING WITH MILITARY RETIRED PAY

Military divorces can definitely be more complex when dealing with a veteran’s disability pay, military retired pay, or a spouse’s election to receive survivor’s benefits. We have compiled a list of terms are most often used, and questioned about, when dealing with a military pension or military retired pay. An experienced military divorce lawyer will be equipped to answer all of your questions in your military divorce case and also advise you on how to proceed when splitting the military retired pay, whether you are the service member or the spouse.

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The 411 on Military Divorce

Whether you are the service member or spouse, you need a competent attorney with experience to handle your Military Divorce. A Military Divorce deals with the same main issues as any other divorce: Child Custody, Parenting Time (Visitation), Child Support, Spousal Support (aka alimony or spousal maintenance) and Property Division. However, the details and intricacies of each issue can be far more complex in a Military Divorce.

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5 Steps to Take After Divorce

Rebuilding your life post-divorce is hard enough without taking into consideration property and other issues that were going on in your divorce. You need to make sure you are equipped to follow up on the terms of your divorce, such as actually dividing your property, or setting up a child support account. Here are five steps you need to consider taking when moving on after a divorce.

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Questions to Ask Before Leaving Your Spouse

Who is moving out?  Who is staying in the marital residence?

For renters – are both parties on the lease?  Will the landlord revise the lease if one spouse moves out?  Do you need to take your name off utility accounts, or transfer them into your name?

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10 Ways to Prepare for Divorce

What’s love got to do with it? Based on divorce statistics, love has nothing to do with the Spring.  The Spring Season is known as “Divorce Season” throughout legal circles.  But why?  Simply put, many couples are just waiting for the winter holidays to pass, and for their tax refund to arrive. They don’t want to spend the holidays answering questions about where their spouse is; it’s easier on the children to wait; and there is never extra money around Christmas to hire a divorce attorney, unless you or your spouse just received that big year-end bonus you were expecting. Regardless of the reason, Spring can be nothing but a second-hand emotion.