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Military divorces involve special rules and requirements that can make them more challenging than civilian divorces. In most cases, these dissimilarities involve matters such as service of process, compliance, division of military pensions, residency, and filing requirements. Because these types of cases involve a wide range of legal matters, it is important that service members contemplating divorce contact experienced legal representation.
At The Law Office of Janet McCullar, P.C., our Austin divorce attorneys can handle all types of family lawmatters, including child custody, property division, and more. Because we are backed by decades of experience, we are able to provide our clients with top-tier legal advocacy every step of each case. When you entrust us with your case, you can rest easier knowing we will provide you with the following:
- A team backed by ample amounts of experience with family law related matters
- A team led by lawyers who are Board Certified in Family Law
- A highly compassionate and caring legal team ready to stand by your side
If you are a service man or woman and are contemplating filing for divorce, we encourage you to get in touch with an Austin divorce lawyer from our firm right away!
Understanding Military Divorce Laws
Military divorces involve both state and federal laws, meaning that different laws handle different factors involved in the divorce process. For example, matters such as the division of military pensions are governed by federal laws, where state laws govern other factors such as spousal support and alimony.
In addition, other laws govern when a military member can file for divorce. In fact, according to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, military men and women who wish to divorce cannot begin divorce proceedings if they are on active duty or any earlier than 60 days following active duty. Of course, additional federal and state laws can complicate divorce processes for military members.
The Law Office of Janet McCullar, P.C. is Here for You
If you are facing family law related matters or are contemplating divorce, it is crucial you seek seasoned legal representation as soon as possible. Because we are committed to improving the lives of our clients, we take the time to examine every detail of every case and build only the strongest defenses. When you choose to work with our team, we will streamline every part of the legal process so you never have to worry about your case. Instead, you and your family can focus on emotional healing and the road to a more prosperous future.
To speak with an Austin divorce attorney, call our legal team at The Law Office of Janet McCullar, P.C. or fill out a consultation form online!