Divorce

The decision by one or both parties of a marriage to separate or divorce is a complex issue and personal decision. Couples must consider the consequences and the responsibilities of each member. You may want to consider intermediate steps such as separation or a legal separation. During a separation the service member is still responsible for providing support for the spouse, especially if children are involved. Each Service has policies that identify what that support amount should be if the parties involved cannot come to an agreement (see Family Support guidelines below). The spouse still retains a military ID card and full benefits during a separation.

What You Need to Know

Finding An Attorney

20/20/20 Benefits

20/20/15 Benefits

Custody + Child Support

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