Roncone Law Offices, P.C.
Call Our Attorneys:
978-401-0825 | 877-261-4389
Menu Contact

Military divorce is in a category of its own

One would think that a divorce is a divorce, plain and simple. The truth is, those in Massachusetts or elsewhere who are divorcing military members deal with things that are not typically seen in civilian marriages. Military divorce simply is in a category all of its own.

The military divorce rate typically hovers around 3 percent. That may not seem like a huge number, but for the size of the armed forces, divorce affects quite a few families. Military couples often marry at young ages and have to try and cope with long separations and major injuries. These things simply make married life more difficult and stressful on these couples.

Military spouses go through many of the same actions that a civilian couple would if seeking a divorce. However, military benefits are on the line, and custody arrangements can be difficult to figure out as the service members schedule is often unpredictable. On top of this, service members may face military court martials based on the accusations of a spouse, which can hurt one's career.

At the end of the day, going through a military divorce can be a long, drawn-out process. With more things to consider and aspects of military life that get in the way, this is not something that military couples should have to work through alone. Those going through this type of divorce in Massachusetts can seek legal assistance from an attorney with experience handling military divorce cases. With help, this process can be completed as swiftly and smoothly as possible, and result in an agreement with which all parties are satisfied.

Source: taskandpurpose.com, "The Military's Problem With Marriage", Carl Forsling, April 5, 2016

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

What Clients and Peers Are Saying ...

"Please take my word for it, this is the attorney that you want on your side and certainly not the one that you want against you.”

Email Us For A Response

Contact Us For A Free Initial Phone Consultation

Tell us about the type of case you are faced with. We'll tell you how we can help. Call us at 877-261-4389 or send us an e-mail to speak with a Leominster and Worcester area personal injury attorney, family law, or criminal defense lawyer today.

Bold labels are required.

Contact Information
disclaimer.

The use of the Internet or this form for communication with the firm or any individual member of the firm does not establish an attorney-client relationship. Confidential or time-sensitive information should not be sent through this form.

close

Privacy Policy

Roncone Law Offices, P.C.

142 Main Street
Leominster, MA 01453

Toll Free: 877-261-4389
Phone: 978-401-0825
Fax: 978-840-6000
Map & Directions