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    Air Force families face some specific challenges when dealing with family law
    matters or facing dissolution of a marriage. It is important to consult with and hire
    an attorney committed to helping airmen and their families meet these challenges
    and find solutions that cater to their unique situation.

    When choosing a lawyer, while it is beneficial to hire an experienced family law
    attorney, you should also make sure you are represented by someone who
    understands the legal and lifestyle situation of members of the Air Force and their

    What to Consider When Hiring a Air Force Divorce Lawyer

    While there is no magic formula or set of particular qualifications when choosing a
    military divorce attorney, here are a few characteristics you may want to consider
    in the hiring process:

    Did the attorney serve in the U.S. Air Force?

    If they did not serve in the Air Force, did they serve in another branch of the

    If they did not serve in the military, are they the spouse, child or parent of an
    active or retired military member?

    How long have they been practicing law and in particular how long have they been
    dealing with military related legal issues?

    Did they have a legal role while in the military? Did they serve as a legal assistant
    or were they a JAG officer?

    Some Common Air Force Divorce Issues

    Issue # 1 - Where do I file?
    When a civilian couple decides to separate, the divorce typically is filed in their state
    of residence. If one or more spouses are in the Air Force, this can be difficult to
    determine. For instance, someone may claim his or her home state is Florida, but
    live on a base in Colorado. In addition, if one spouse is overseas, judgments may
    be withheld until the spouse returns. These are only some of the unique issues that
    arise in an Air Force divorce.

    An experienced military family law attorney understands all the laws and
    protections afforded to service men and women, as well as the barriers faced
    during the divorce process. They can help to guide clients through a difficult time.

    Other Family Law Issues
    In addition to military divorce, other family law issues require special attention
    when one or both parties serve in the military:

    •        Alimony (Spousal support)
    •        Child custody and visitation
    •        Child support
    •        Wage Garnishment
    •        Paternity
    •        Property division

    Pension Issues are one of the more complicated situations. A Air Force pension
    is an asset and thus is subject to division. However, that pension may provide the
    sole source of income during retirement. An experienced Air Force divorce attorney
    can help protect your interests in these complicated matters.

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