Category Archives: Military Law

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Enforcing (and Defending Against) Military Dependent Support Guidelines

Although each of the military services (except the Air Force) imposes a requirement that its members provide support for dependents, enforcing the dependent support guidelines is often difficult.  A commanding officer does not have the authority to take support directly from a service member’s pay or allowances and give it to dependents even if there…READ MORE

Author: 12/16/2020

Military Dependent Support Requirements

If your spouse (or child’s parent) is on active duty in the US military, you may be able to seek support through the military.  Each service has implemented dependent support guidelines that provide different levels of support for military dependents.  The Navy’s Dependent Support Guidelines provide generous support amounts for dependent spouses and children (that…READ MORE

Author: 11/30/2020

Should I Go To The Legal Assistance Office On Base?

If you serve in the military or are the spouse of a military member and considering filing for divorce, you are likely asking yourself some very difficult questions. Seeking the right help as you’re going through the military divorce process is the key to making it as simple and painless as possible. You may be…READ MORE

Author: 05/29/2020

When Should I Hire A Military Divorce Lawyer?

If you serve in the military or are married to a military service member, and you are contemplating a divorce, you are likely asking some difficult questions like whether or not you should hire a military divorce lawyer or when you need one. Our latest article series focuses on helping military families who are going…READ MORE

Author: 11/05/2019

What To Look For In A Military Divorce Lawyer

Do military lawyers help with divorce? How long does a divorce take for someone in the military? If you’re in the military (or married to a military service member) and you are going through a divorce, you’re not alone, and you may be asking yourself questions like these. Divorce can be a difficult and painful…READ MORE

Author: 09/26/2019

Getting Support from a Military Service Member

If your spouse (or your child’s parent) is on active duty in the military, you may be able to seek support through his or her command. Each service has implemented dependent support guidelines which provide different levels of support.  The Navy’s Dependent Support Guidelines provide generous support for dependent spouses and children (which exceed the…READ MORE

Author: 08/08/2019