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5 Ways A Military Divorce Differs from A Civilian Divorce

According to data provided by the Pentagon to Military.com, about 21,290 of 689,060 married troops divorced over the course of fiscal 2017. Divorce is never a pleasant process to go through. It is usually painful, messy, and complicated. However, if you are an active duty American military personnel or if you are currently married to …

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Retirement Benefits for Service Members in a Divorce

When deciding whether or not to get divorced in a military relationship, it is crucial for each spouse to understand the complexities associated with the retirement system in the military. Knowing which accounts each party is entitled to, as well as the proper way to value the funds and draft the decree are major undertakings …

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Military Divorces versus Civilian Divorces

Military and civilian divorces are very similar. The federal government has a laissez-faire attitude about most things concerning family law. When their service members are involved, however, it can be a different story. The following is a basic overview of some of the major differences you can expect between a military divorce and a civilian …

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Military Divorces and Support

Generally speaking, the military will let couples go through the divorce without much interference from the government. One area that military Command will intervene in is the issue of child and spousal support. Amount of Payment The military requires their service members to provide “adequate support” to family members, although how much this is varies …

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