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The divorce process can be complicated enough, but when one or both spouses are military members, the divorce process can be even more daunting.
In Florida, military divorces promote a multitude of unique problems that most divorcing couples never have to contemplate, such as dividing military retirement; Tricare healthcare coverage; time-sharing if one parent is deployed; and time-sharing challenges that arise from a military member receiving new orders.
These are just a handful of the unique hurdles our Pensacola military divorce lawyers have counseled clients on when dealing with their military divorce in Florida. Fortunately, the team at the Virga Law Firm, P.A. has extensive experience in military divorce cases! With an office in Pensacola, FL, our military divorce attorneys are ready to serve you.
Why Call Our Military Divorce Law Firm?
- 100+ years of Combined Experience
- Selected for The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
- 24/7 Attorney Access & Same-Day Appointments
- Convenient Location Near a Military Base
Consult a military divorce lawyer near you. Call 800-822-5170 today!
Military Divorce and Jurisdiction in Pensacola, FL
Jurisdictional disputes are a unique problem that consistently affect our military clients. More often than not, the parties simply cannot agree on where to bring the action for divorce depending on where the parties are stationed and where the parties may actually be domiciled. Our experienced Pensacola military divorce lawyers will be able to evaluate your case to advise you on the best course of action for pursuing your case in the proper jurisdiction.
Florida has a six-month residency requirement before a divorce case can properly filed in the state. However, Military members who may not have not been physically present in the state of Florida during the last six (6) months, but have Florida listed as their state of residency, may still be able to file for divorce in Florida.
If you have questions regarding whether Florida has jurisdiction over your military divorce in Pensacola, do not hesitate to call a Pensacola military divorce attorney today to schedule your consultation.
Military Retirement & Divorce
Another unique attribute in military divorces is the question as to whether or not 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.
Turn to Pensacola military divorce attorneys that are experienced with the unique issues that arise in military divorces. Call our Pensacola office today!
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