Filing for an Army Divorce?

Seek the Guidance of Our Jacksonville Military Divorce Lawyers

Serving your country in the United States Army is one of the most honorable vocations an individual can pursue, but it comes with tremendous personal costs—not the least of which is the greater likelihood of divorce. If you are a member of the U.S. Army and are seeking a divorce or have been served with divorce papers, you need to retain the services of a family law attorney who is knowledgeable about military dissolutions of marriage in Florida. At Owenby Law, P.A., our Jacksonville divorce attorneys represents soldiers and the spouses of Army members in family law matters. There are many divorce lawyers in Duval and Clay counties, but few have the experience and knowledge about military divorces that our firm possesses.

For initial legal guidance, call (904) 770-3141 to schedule an initial consultation.

Army Pension & Retirement Benefits

Whether you are a soldier serving in the U.S. Army, an Army reservist, or the husband or wife of either, you should be aware that military benefits accrued during the course of the marriage are considered part of the assets that are subject to equitable division.

Due to equitable division, this means that:

  • If you are a soldier, your pension can be substantially affected by the dissolution of your marriage.
  • If you are married to a soldier in the United States Army, you may be entitled to his or her accrued benefits for the time that you were married.

Owenby Law, P.A.: Familiar with Serving Army Members with Divorce Papers

If you are the husband or wife of an active duty soldier in the Army, you should be aware that under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, a civil action against a soldier—including divorce—can be stayed for ninety days initially and even longer depending on the member's deployment. Understandably, serving a divorce summons can be logistically problematic. That's why you need to retain the services of a Jacksonville divorce attorney who is familiar with the process of serving members of the Army with divorce papers. Our skilled legal team is familiar with all aspects of military divorce and represents both soldiers and their spouses.

Need to file for an army divorce? Call our experienced law firm without delay.