San Diego Military Divorce Attorney
Our San Diego military divorce attorneys has been practicing military divorce law, or navy, marine or air force armed services divorces, for over 25 years in San Diego, California. Our lawyers represents both military and non-military spouses. We are experienced in interpreting military pay grades, Leave and Earnings Statements (LES) including Basic Allowance for Housing and other military pay differentials.
Military Divorce Lawyers in San Diego
Our military divorce attorneys are very familiar with US military in Iraq, military in Japan, or stationed here in San Diego at Camp Pendleton or Coronado Navy Base. We have given legal advice to military husbands and military wives for over two decades.
We will provide a free 30 minute internet consultation to any military personnel who have questions regarding military child custody or child visitation. In the interview, our lawyers will go over the problems specific to military members, including the problem of service members' spouses contacting navy command or other services commanding officers to try to obtain alimony or child support without going to court. We know this puts pressure on enlisted members of the military to pay more than they are legally required to under spousal support or child support guidelines. Contact one of our military divorce lawyers today for your free 30 minute consultation: 1-866-606-5094. Click here to email Tony about your overseas divorce today.
Our office also provides information in Family Law pertaining to the unique problems of military families, including divorce, custody and visitation disputes when there is a military deployment in Iraq or other areas of the world.
Uniform Services Former Spouses Protection Act (USFSPA)
Our military attorneys are also familiar with USFSPA, the Uniform Services Former Spouses Protection Act, under which military pensions are divided, including military waivers, military survivor benefit plan coverage (SBP), military retirement pay and disability pay, and other pension related property divisions. He also has available DFAS (Defense Finance and Accounting Services)-United State Navy retirement pay, and has resources to determine service connected pay grades, and is familiar with VA waivers. Call 1-866-606-5094 to speak with a military family law attorney today.
Military Divorce & Child Custody / Visitation Rights in San Diego
Basically, a military divorce proceeds like a civilian divorce, with the exception of child custody and visitation problems which are more complex since the parents normally are not stationed at the same duty station; child visitation is especially difficult.
On the child support and spousal support (alimony) the LES provides the basic allowance for support and so interpreting the pay grades is important. Finally, dividing the military longevity pension is based on a Federal plan that must be followed. The military pension itself is divided by DFAS after a Domestic Relations Order is obtained in California family law courts.
Contact a San Diego Military Divorce Lawyer
Importantly, our military divorce law firm is normally able to process the entire enlisted service member's dissolution of marriage (divorce) through email, fax, mail, and telephone service. Our military attorneys have represented many service members without them ever having to appear in a San Diego, California courtroom. If you are going through a divorce and you or your spouse are in the military, please call 619.573.6162 or email one of our military family law lawyers for more information. Our San Diego Military divorce attorneys have helped clients all over the world including: Hawaii, Japan, Afghanistan, Iraq, Germany, Sicily, and Iran; no matter where you are, we can help you with your military divorce issues. Click here to email Tony today.