Unlike standard family law cases, military divorces have different rules for residency requirements, and obtaining process service upon an active duty spouse. Military divorces also must comply with military rules and regulations, and the division of a military pension.
All of these issues unique to military divorce have many underlying stipulations that must be followed in order to move forward with the process.
Divorce and the Military
Divorce is never an easy process, and military divorce is especially taxing because of California’s special stipulations for service members living overseas, deployed, or outside of the California jurisdiction. Make sure you understand the path ahead well before going through this difficult process. Learn more about divorce and the military.
Division of Military Retirement and Pension
Military assets, including a service member’s military pension, are valuable and can be divided like a marital asset in a standard divorce case. It’s necessary for both sides in a military divorce to understand how California divorce courts deal with dividing military pensions, VA Disability, and potential problems arousing from the Survivor Benefit Plan. Learn more about dividing military reitement and pension plans.