military divorce

Military Members and the Divorce Process

By |December 2nd, 2014|Categories: Military Divorce|Tags: |

Military members or their spouses living in Utah may need to understand the additional considerations they have when seeking a divorce. People who are in the military will still go through the same legal procedures as apply to civilians, but there are several factors that should inform how and where they choose to proceed. Military members [...]

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Determining Where to File A Military Divorce

By |November 7th, 2014|Categories: Military Divorce|Tags: , |

It's relatively easy for a civilian in Utah to determine where to file for a divorce. It is typically the state in which they live. A military divorce, on the other hand, requires a comprehensive examination of certain circumstances before a choice about where to file can be made. These factors differ depending on the particular [...]

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How is a Military Pension Divided in a Divorce?

By |October 1st, 2014|Categories: Military Divorce|Tags: |

A non-military spouse in Utah may be entitled to receive a share of the military spouse's military pension as part of a divorce settlement. However, the military pension can only be divided by a judge in the military spouse's state of residence. This means that if the non-military spouse wishes to receive part of the military [...]

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Aspects of Utah Military Divorces

By |September 18th, 2014|Categories: Military Divorce|Tags: , |

For couples wishing to divorce where one or both spouses are serving in the military, Utah law and federal law require some additional terms to be met. The grounds for a military divorce are identical to those for civilian divorces but unique rules protect active members of the military from being divorced without their knowledge, among [...]

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Issues Pertaining to A Military Divorce

By |September 15th, 2014|Categories: Military Divorce|Tags: , , |

Service members at Hill Air Force Base and other military institutions in Utah may be interested to know that, in most respects, a divorce involving military personnel is the same as any other divorce. Laws regarding alimony, child support and asset division apply to military couples without variance. By and large, the military defers to state [...]

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Military Divorce Affects Numerous Utah families

By |August 26th, 2014|Categories: Military Divorce|Tags: , , , , , |

Utah has a relatively large military population, and these service members are certainly valuable assets to the community and nation as a whole. It is a well-known fact that military members and their families sacrifice a lot. In some instances, that sacrifice can put an incredible amount of tension on Utah couples, which may lead to [...]

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Federal Protections for those in A Utah Military Divorce

By |July 9th, 2014|Categories: Military Divorce|Tags: , , |

Utah parents generally want what is in the best interest of their children, especially when considering divorce. For those in the service, a military divorce can be further complicated by things beyond a service member’s control. One such case involves a military father who is currently deployed but is also facing a custody dispute. A federal [...]

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Help for Children Dealing with Military Divorce

By |May 18th, 2014|Categories: Military Divorce|Tags: |

Military families possibly make more sacrifices than almost any other segment of the nation's population. The children of these parents may experience even more confusion when their parents are facing a military divorce simply because they may already feel disconnected from other family members, especially if they have moved frequently due to base transfers. However, there [...]

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Study Shows Military Divorce Happens to 1 in 27 on Active Duty

By |January 4th, 2014|Categories: Military Divorce|Tags: |

Many Utah residents understand that it is difficult to be married to a United States service member. The stresses placed on a military family are unlike the stresses of a civilian marriage. This could be why one study shows that for every 27 military marriages there is one military divorce. Outside of the possibility of deployment [...]

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Military Divorce More Common Among Deployed Service-people

By |September 6th, 2013|Categories: Military Divorce|Tags: |

The largest military divorce study ever has recently been completed. One of the findings of the research points to the idea that longer deployments of military personnel can lead to an increased risk of having a military divorce. For example, the study discovered that an 18 month military deployment was more likely to result in a [...]

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