If you or your spouse are serving on active military duty, the divorce is not the same as a "typical" civilian divorce. For one, failure to answer a divorce filing from the other party can result in a default action in a civilian divorce (losing the ability to contest). However if one spouse is serving and unreachable because he or she is deployed out of the country or involved in combat, they may not be aware that a complaint was filed let alone be able to respond quickly.
This is why there are specific laws which are in place to ensure that military divorces are handled appropriately. A Lakewood military divorce attorney can assist you to understand your rights and all of the related facts about filing for divorce.
We can help guide you through a variety of issues involved in a military divorce, such as:
Contact us today to get more information about how our Lakewood divorce attorney can help!
Asset division and matters relating to your children may be different when it comes to military divorce cases. At the office of Kevin G. Byrd, we understand that getting a divorce is stressful and confusing enough without any additional factors. With more than 30 years of experience, we are prepared to assist you in any way possible.
Finding out that your spouse is trying to leave you while you are deployed or having to send a notice to a deployed spouse can make the situation more complex and upsetting. We are here to provide you with compassionate legal guidance and representation to get you through the divorce process. With a flat fee service, we hope to save you money and provide you with a sense of convenience.
Call today at (253) 204-3887 to reach a Lakewood military divorce attorney for a free case evaluation.