Helping Individuals Through Marine Divorce
Jacksonville Military Divorce Attorneys Serving the Men & Women of the USMC
Being a U.S. Marine during time of war means sacrifices that few others
can ever truly understand, some of these come on a very personal level.
If you are an active or retired member of the United States Marine Corp,
or a Marine reservist, and you are seeking a dissolution of marriage in
the state of Florida, you are going to require the services of a family
law attorney who understands the complexities of
military divorces. Our team of Jacksonville divorce lawyers at Owenby Law, P.A. has been
representing U.S. Marines and their spouses for years. We have the experience
and legal acumen to assist you with your dissolution of marriage or other
family law matters.
Pensions, Benefits & Equitable Distribution in Florida
For most civilian couples, their largest assets include things like houses,
cars, a 401k, etc.
For members of the USMC, their largest assets are usually:
In Florida, with very few exceptions, property acquired during the course
of the marriage is subject to equitable distribution, including retirement
benefits. As a U.S. Marine, that means that your husband or wife is probably
entitled to a portion of your military pension. Conversely, if you're
married to a U.S. Marine, you may make a claim against your husband or
Need to Serve a Deployed Marine with Divorce Papers? Owenby Law, P.A. Can Help!
As a civilian, finding the exact location of a U.S. Marine while he or
she is on active duty can be nearly impossible. That's why if you
are a military spouse, it's crucial to retain the services of a Jacksonville
divorce attorney who can navigate through the proper military channels
to ensure that your husband or wife is properly served. Because the
Servicemembers Civil Relief Act allows for a ninety-day stay on civil litigation, including
divorce, it's important to move quickly on the initial service. We can help
you decide the best way to go about serving your deployed marine spouse
Ready to file for military divorce? Turn to Owenby Law, P.A. for top-notch assistance.