Air Force Grants 1st Assignment Under New Co-Parenting Accommodation Policy

Divorced parents in the military have long struggled to find a balance between serving their country and being close to their children. Recently, divorced parents serving in the Air Force received great news. Members of the U.S. Air Force can apply to defer their assignments or request a specific location based on their custody agreements. […]

Military Divorce: What You Need to Know

A marriage in which one or both partners is a member of military is unique in many ways. While most civilians are able to make their marriages and their families a top priority, a military family must always put their country first. This can put stress on a marriage, which can be difficult to overcome. […]

5 Tips for a Military Divorce

5 tips you should know when facing a military divorce.

What Can You Do If Your Soldier Cuts You Off Financially?

What to do if your military spouse no longer provides financial support for your family.

The United States Supreme Court Agrees to Review a Military Retirement Issue in a Divorce Case: What Does This Mean for Your Military Retirement?

How a military divorce case landed at the steps of the Supreme Court.

Can I Keep My Commissary and Exchange Privileges After Divorce?

Which military privileges no longer apply to ex-spouses of service members?

Military Domestic Violence Injunction Remedies

When remedies for military domestic violence are needed, civil & criminal statutes are used to provide relief. 

Are My VA Benefits Marital Property? What About Alimony?

Veteran benefits are protected from creditors, but are they protected against your ex-spouse?

Military Divorce: Can I Keep My Military ID Card?

For non-military spouses, military IDs can be revoked if specific qualifications are not met.

Is My Military Accrued Vacation Time and Sick Leave a Marital Asset?

Military divorces come with additional strings, including what is considered an assets for equitable distribution. 

Is My Thrift Savings Plan (TSP) a Marital Asset?

In any divorce case, retirement funds are fair ground for equitable distribution.

Survivor Benefit Plan FAQs

For those serving in the armed forces, a survivor benefit plan is a way of supporting your family. 

Is Overseas Housing Allowance (OHA) included as income for Child Support payment calculations?

Even if the funds are from the government, these funds play a factor in your child support. 

What is the Ten-Year Rule?

It is vital to understand the Ten-Year Rule and how it impacts your pension. 

Is my military pension a marital asset?

Your pensions may be at risk. 

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November 27, 2018 The McKinney Law Group

Why Wait? Don’t Postpone Your Divorce Until After the Holidays

The holidays are often painted to be a much prettier picture than what they really are. What is often described as a magical season filled with priceless family memories is in reality a very stressful
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September 5, 2018 The McKinney Law Group

Time to End It? Why Summer is a Good Time to Get Divorced

Many would likely say that there’s no good time to get divorced, but people who are facing the need to dissolve a marriage may find that the summer months are preferable to other seasons through
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July 5, 2018 The Mckinney Law Group

Can I  Legally Investigate My Spouse’s Infidelity?

Suspecting a spouse of cheating can be an emotionally painful experience that may influence you to act irrationally. Although you may feel justified to do everything to catch and then punish your spou
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June 25, 2018 The McKinney Law Group

Spring Cleaning: Tips for Dividing Property Fairly

The spring season is often synonymous with a clean state and a fresh start. If you know that your marriage is over and it’s time to pursue a divorce, then now is the ideal time to begin the proc
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February 23, 2018 The McKinney Law Group

Can a Parent Who Violates a Court Order to Baptize a Child Be Sentenced to Jail?

Can a Parent Who Violates a Court Order to Baptize a Child Be Sentenced to Jail? For most parents living in the United States, the First Amendment protects both a parent’s right to freedom of re
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February 21, 2018 The McKinney Law Group

Military Divorce: What You Need to Know

A marriage in which one or both partners is a member of military is unique in many ways. While most civilians are able to make their marriages and their families a top priority, a military family must
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February 15, 2018 The McKinney Law Group

Where You File for Divorce Is Especially Important for Florida Military Spouses

Where You File for Divorce Is Especially Important for Florida Military Spouses As a general rule, Florida spouses can only file for divorce in Florida, the state in which they live. Unlike civilian s
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January 23, 2018 The McKinney Law Group

Self Care During A Divorce

As you are sifting through your divorce documents with your divorce lawyer, it’s easy to be overwhelmed by the logistics of finalizing your divorce. Divorce can take its toll on you both physica
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January 23, 2018 The McKinney Law Group

Digital Spying in Divorce Cases

Digital Spying in Divorce Cases Most modern divorce law across the United States is rooted in the notion of no-fault divorce, a legal concept dating back to the 1970s. As such, it is fair to say that
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January 8, 2018 The McKinney Law Group

Custody of Pets in Divorce

Custody of Pets in Divorce Traditionally, state family law across the country have treated domestic pets in divorce as personal property. For its part, Florida case law has treated pets as property a
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December 23, 2017 The McKinney Law Group

Is Failing to Make Mortgage Payments Based on a Marital Settlement Agreement Grounds for Contempt?

Is Failing to Make Mortgage Payments Based on a Marital Settlement Agreement Grounds for Contempt? In Florida family law, parties are expected to obey court orders pertaining to child and spousal supp
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December 15, 2017 The McKinney Law Group

Start Fresh in the New Year: Why You Should File for Divorce in January

It seems that everywhere you turn during the month of December, you see a man down on one knee with a diamond ring in his hand. The holiday season is rife with romance and proposals, but January is th

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