Category Archives: Military Law

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What Is A Limited Divorce And A Pendente Lite Order?

In states like Maryland and the District of Columbia where there is often a waiting period before a person can file a petition for a Final (or Absolute) Divorce, a Limited Divorce was created to provide a divorcing couple with an interim or temporary order. Without an agreement between the parties (or other grounds for…READ MORE

Author: Larry Burch, Larry Burch 03/30/2021

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: Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Larry Burch 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: Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Larry Burch 11/30/2020

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: Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Larry Burch 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: Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Larry Burch, Larry Burch 08/08/2019