Obtaining a military divorce often presents unique challenges for a family. If one spouse is deployed overseas, the process may be halted to allow the service member the opportunity to protect his or her rights. The Knoxville divorce attorneys at Breeding Carter Crippen, know how to handle the challenging issues present in a military divorce.
Common Military Divorce Issues
We regularly handle divorces for military service members and understand the significance of how property and assets are divided during divorce. A military divorce can include any of the following issues:
- Military pension and retirement accounts
- Deployment issues
- Child custody
- Move-aways or relocation
- Child support
- Housing allowances
- Spousal support or alimony
Divorce is stressful enough without adding the anxiety of handling legal issues by yourself. When you have been served with papers or you are considering divorce while on active duty, a skilled divorce lawyer can help you navigate the process of divorce
Experienced Divorce Attorneys
When you are served with divorce papers while you are overseas or on an out-of-state deployment, we can still protect your rights. The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) limits and suspends active service members from being subject to civil proceedings, including paternity or military divorce, while on active duty in the U.S. Armed Forces.
We are perfectly comfortable communicating with our military divorce clients through alternative means of communication. We have previously used Skype, email and other forms of internet communication to handle our clients’ divorce matters effectively and efficiently.