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Lawyers Who Understand Military Divorce

Military families are subject to the complex divorce laws that apply to everyone in Virginia. Unlike civilian families, however, a divorce when one or both spouses are in the military can be complicated by an additional set of military and federal laws. If you are considering a military divorce, a skilled lawyer can simplify the process for you by explaining the specific rules that apply to your situation and providing guidance to help you achieve the best possible results for your situation.

At Becker, Kellogg & Berry, P.C., you will find experienced Fairfax military divorce attorneys who explain laws clearly, suggest solutions based on your circumstances and work to resolve disputes through cost-effective negotiations and mediation.

Assistance With Procedures, Benefits and More

Our law firm will assist you with military-specific aspects of divorce from the start of the process. If one spouse involved in a divorce is an active duty service member, we can assist with the complex matter of determining the proper court in which to file for divorce. We will also ensure that the obligations of the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) are met. Among other obligations, this federal law requires active duty service members to be personally served with divorce papers.

In addition to specific procedural requirements for a military divorce, our law firm can assist you with other specific issues frequently seen in military divorces. In many families, determination of income and assets is a critical issue during a divorce, and military service members have access to a variety of benefits as a result of their service. Our lawyers can provide guidance on determining how military benefits and pay should be calculated for determining child support, spousal support and division of property. We can also advise you on whether a nonmilitary spouse may be eligible for military pensions or other benefits.

Springfield Divorce Mediation Attorneys

Our family law attorneys each have more than three decades of experience in guiding families through child custody, child support, spousal support, division of property and assets, and other aspects of divorce. If you have a military family matter, we can provide advice that is tailored to your specific needs now and in the future.

Contact us online or call 703-962-1829 (toll free 866-494-2620) for a consultation to learn how we can help you.

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