Coast Guard Divorce ImageIf you are a member of the Coast Guard who is considering divorce, it is important to seek legal advice from an attorney who has specific experience representing military members in divorce. A military divorce differs from a civilian divorce in many ways. The Lasky Law Firm can explain those differences and how they apply in your divorce.
Attorney Cindy Lasky understands the legal and practical challenges involved in a military divorce. As a military divorce lawyer who is married to a retired Navy member, she understands how military service, deployment, and other factors affect divorcing couples. To learn about legal services for Coast Guard members and civilian spouses in a military divorce,contact a Florida Coast Guard divorce lawyer today.
Representing Coast Guard Members and Civilian Spouses
A civilian divorce is not complicated by active duty status, deployment, and military pension benefits. Coast Guard members and non-military spouses need to make sure that their rights are protected and unique concerns addressed in a divorce.
There are unique laws applying to individuals in a military divorce, including the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) and the Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act (ASFSPA). Florida Coast GUard divorce lawyer Cindy Lasky is familiar with these laws, and ways to protect the individual rights of Coast Guard members and civilian spouses in divorce. She can explain how the length of military service and the length of the marriage come into play in the division of property (including military pensions), what medical benefits civilian spouses may be eligible to receive, and how military members can delay divorce proceedings if deployment or active duty affects availability.
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To schedule a consultation with a Florida Coast Guard divorce lawyer, contact our Duval County family law firm today.
Please note, all information herein is provided for general informational purposes only. The information herein is not intended as legal advice and should not be relied upon as such. Different factual scenarios may yield different results. In addition, several other factors must be considered in each individual case, and those factors can only be ascertained by speaking directly to an attorney.