Category Archives: Military Divorce
How To Find The Right Attorney For Your Military Divorce
Navigating the process of divorce in Florida can be complicated, and it can be even more complex when one or both spouses are in the military. Military divorce has additional considerations that require an experienced military divorce attorney to handle, and at the law office of Blair H. Chan, III in Tampa Bay we… Read More »
Dealing With Military Divorce While Deployed
Being deployed in the military comes with many challenges, and a person’s world can be completely turned on its head when they are also served with divorce papers while on deployment. The emotional and logistical hardships can feel overwhelming, but there are laws to protect your interests and attorneys who can help you navigate… Read More »
How are Military Pensions Divided in a Divorce?
Like many other professions, military servicemembers are receive a retirement pension as one of the benefits of their service. If a servicemember gets divorced in Florida, their spouse may be entitled to a portion, or all, of their retirement benefits. At the law office of Blair H. Chan, III in Tampa Bay, we have… Read More »
Using Mediation for a Military Divorce
The military divorce process often involves issues and laws that civilian couples do not have to navigate in their divorce cases. However, couples where one or both spouses are in the military can still utilize the same alternative divorce resolution methods as civilian couples, including divorce mediation. At the law office of Blair H…. Read More »
What Happens If My Spouse Files for Divorce While I’m Deployed?
Having a spouse in the military and on deployment can cause a significant strain on a marriage, and for some spouses it can simply be too much. But what happens when one spouse files for divorce while the other spouse is deployed on active duty? Military divorces differ from traditional divorces in a few… Read More »
Differences Between Military and Civilian Divorce in Florida
There are over one million active American military members stationed across the country and the world. Military marriage comes with its own set of complications, and so does military divorce. Filing for divorce when one or both spouses are part of the military comes with its own unique set of complications that do not… Read More »
What is the Uniformed Services Former Spouse Protection Act?
The Uniformed Services Former Spouse Protection Act (USFSPA) is a federal law that provides certain benefits to former spouses of military members. This Act can have a significant impact on your military divorce in Florida and it is important to have an experienced divorce attorney by your side who understands the importance of this… Read More »