Cases where one or both parties are an active or retired member of the armed forces have special considerations. Did you know that each branch of the military has its own regulations regarding a member’s minimum financial responsibility to his/her spouse and children?
Where one of the parties has been deployed or is stationed out of state, it may be necessary to obtain a continuance or stay your divorce proceedings. You may also be able to proceed with an Uncontested Divorce or Divorce With a Private Judge to make things more convenient.
If children are involved, you need to know whether Shared Parenting or Sole Custody is appropriate, as well as what Parenting Time Strategies may work best for your family. With the often unpredictable service schedule of military members and the distance that can often occur due to base changes, careful consideration must be given to the child’s best interest and in formulating a parenting plan that addresses these issues. For some, it may also be necessary to address concerns regarding Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
When the United States Armed Forces members face divorce & marriage dissolution matters, the jurisdiciton issues encountered are very different from the civilian divorces. The military divorce attorneys at Edward F. Whipps & Associates navigate you through these issues and assist you to figure out where to file your divorce.The divorce attorney at Edward F. Whipps & Associates, are experienced in working with military members and military spouses to assure their divorce or dissolution is properly handled. We understand the special issues that you may face as a military family and are here to help assure you and your family have a safe and secure future.
Contact an Experienced Columbus Military Divorce Lawyer Today
If you need a Columbus military divorce lawyer, please contact Edward F. Whipps & Associates for help. You can arrange a confidential initial consultation by calling our downtown office at (614) 461-6006, our Dublin office at (614) 461-6007, or filling out this online contact form.