Rhode Island Military Divorce Lawyer
Are you involved in a military divorce?
When you come to the conclusion that you need a
divorce, your situation is difficult enough. When one person is a member of the
military, this can add complications to the divorce proceedings. One spouse
may be deployed and require flexible
child custody or
Why You Need a Good Lawyer for Your Military Divorce
The Law Office of Patricia A. Sullivan is here to protect your interests
during your divorce, whether you are the military service member or civilian.
I have over 30 years of experience practicing law and am especially dedicated
to giving each and every client my full personal attention. My firm creates
a comfortable attorney-client relationship by being communicative, available
Will my spouse get some of my military pension?
It is also important to consider that the civilian spouse is entitled to
the marital portion of any military pension. The marital portion is whatever
amount was acquired over the course of the marriage. The civilian spouse
may, in some cases, be entitled to full benefits including full health
care, commissary rights and base privileges. Non-military spouses may
qualify for full military benefits if:
- They have been married to a service member for 20 years or more
- The military spouse has served for at least 20 years
- The marriage and military service overlapped for at least 20 years
Get in Touch with My Firm for Help
Another issue concerning military divorce is domicile, as service members
are allowed to retain the right to their original domicile (where they
pay taxes) regardless of where they may be stationed. If domicile issues
are affecting your ability to divide your marital assets quickly and fairly,
speak to my firm today. I understand domicile issues and how they can
slow down your divorce. Do not let this process become overwhelming before you
contact me. I can begin working on your case as soon as possible.