Supreme Court weighs in on division of military benefits

The military offers gold-plated benefits tied to the sacrifices of frequent relocation and deployments served far from family. In divorce, these benefits are a common point of contention. What portion of retirement benefits is each spouse entitled to? Is an ex-spouse guaranteed to receive an offset if retirement benefits are waived? These military divorce questions […]

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Unique aspects of divorce for active duty or retired military

Divorce is rarely “easy.” Even if the emotions don’t overwhelm you, there are still many considerations that must be addressed, including division of assets, setting up two separate households, division of joint/marital debts and, if you are parents, establishing child custody and visitation arrangements. There could also be questions about child support or alimony (sometimes […]

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