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Military Divorce in Orlando

Experienced Attorneys for Military Divorce – Call 407-512-0887

The divorce process is already complicated, but when one or both spouses are military members, the divorce process is more complex. Military divorces raise a host of unique issues, such as: military retirement, Tricare healthcare coverage, time-sharing if one parent is deployed, as well as time-sharing challenges that arise from a military member receiving new orders. These are just some of the unique obstacles our attorneys have assisted clients with when dealing with military divorce.

Why Call Our Military Divorce Lawyers?

  • 80+ Years of Combined Experience
  • Litigation Experience as Assistant Attorney General
  • Included in The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 List
  • Same-Day Appointments & 24/7 Attorney Access
  • Conveniently Located Near a Military Base

Want to learn how we can help you? Call 407-512-0887.

Want to learn more about the military divorce process? Below are further examples of military divorce problems our experienced military divorce lawyers can assist you with.

Military Divorce and Jurisdiction

The issue of jurisdiction arises when the parties are unsure of where to properly file their petition for divorce. Our military divorce attorneys can assist you in evaluating the facts of your case to accurately determine the proper jurisdiction in which to handle your divorce.

The state of Florida has a six-month residency requirement before a divorce can properly be filed. Military members who have not been physically present in Florida, but have listed Florida as their state of residency, may still file for divorce in Florida. If you are uncertain about whether Florida has jurisdiction over your military divorce, call our attorneys today and schedule your consultation.

Military Retirement and Divorce

Military retirement is an employment benefit that is dividable in a divorce proceeding. If the spouse seeking their portion of the military retirement in a divorce case has been married to a military member for 10 years, then they are entitled to receive their court-ordered portion directly from the government. If the party seeking the portion of the military divorce has not been married to the service member for 10 years they can still receive their portion of the military retirement awarded under the divorce order, except the payment will be paid to the military member.

Our experienced military divorce attorneys are available to assist you with the unique issues arising from a military divorce. Call our Orlando office today at 407-512-0887 to schedule a consultation.

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