As a member of the armed forces, you have served your country and given your all to keep America safe. A grateful country thanks you. After a long tour of duty, there is nothing you want more than to come home to your wife and your children. Sadly, for military husbands and fathers facing divorce, the only homecoming is a courtroom.
Washington State Military Divorce Laws & Information
Learn everything you need to know about Washington Military Divorce and Family Law
As a service member, you face special challenges in divorce. Your divorce proceedings may be heard in Washington state court, but the key issues of the case will revolve around your military service and benefits. You need a lawyer who is highly experienced in both the divorce laws of the state of Washington and the codes and regulations of the military. An attorney who has experience protecting the rights of soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines in court. You need a Divorce Lawyer For Men.
The attorneys of Divorce Lawyers For Men have the experience and knowledge needed to successfully represent military men in the courtroom. We are dedicated to helping the husbands and fathers who have protected our country. We get the results that men need and deserve. If you or your spouse is a resident of the state of Washington, or you are stationed here, contact us today. We have local attorneys near your base, ready to help.
Unique Issues in Military Divorce
We have created and compiled helpful information for the most commonly faced Military Divorce issues
Understanding how state and federal law works together to make military divorce unique will help prepare you for the divorce process. These articles have been prepared by Divorce Lawyers For Men to help you:
- Jurisdiction and State Law
- Service Members Civil Relief Act (SCRA)
- Child Custody in Military Divorce
- Retirement and Disability Benefits
- Financial Support
- Survivor Benefits Plan
- Domestic Violence and the Military
- Military Divorce References
An Emotional Wounding
Divorce takes an emotional toll on every man. As a member of the military, you risk your life to keep our country safe. You fight on foreign soil, defend our borders, and protect the home front so that American families continue to enjoy freedom. Faced with divorce, you may feel like you are losing the home you have fought so hard to protect. No military service member who has defended our way of life should go through this process alone.
A Better Future
As a member of the military, you regularly place your life in danger to protect our country. Your dedicated service can cause stress, anxiety, and fatigue. Going through a divorce may seem like more stress than you can bear. You may be tempted to end things quickly by giving into all of your wife’s demands. Don’t do it!
There’s no need for you to give up your rights, no matter how distressing the end of your marriage is. The emotional pain caused by divorce will eventually go away.
As painful as the divorce process can be, it also creates a road map for your future. You have the power to make decisions about the custody and visitation of your children, you have rights regarding the division of your debts, assets and military retirement, and in regards to child and spousal support. Having a strong ally on your side in the courtroom helps you lay the foundation for a better life after divorce.
Get Real Help Today
Divorce is not a situation you should try to handle on your own. Success depends on gathering the right resources and team members. Divorce Lawyers For Men bring mission critical skills and experience to the courtroom. We will fight to protect your rights every step of the way.
If you would like more information on the divorce process, or to take the best divorce resources with you in print, please check out our free divorce guide for men or contact our office to meet with an attorney about your particular circumstances.
Are you a military spouse? Is your wife in the military? If you are the husband of a service member you have rights during a divorce. Find out more about Divorce Rights for Military Spouses.