Handling Navy Divorces in Florida
Practiced Military Divorce Lawyers in Jacksonville
If you are an active or retired member of the United States Navy, or you
are in the Naval Reserves, you already know the personal toll that serving
your country can take on your personal life. As Jacksonville military
divorce attorneys proudly representing the men and women of the U.S. Navy,
we at Owenby Law, P.A. can personally attest to the higher rate of
military divorce that results from long deployments at sea or abroad.
If you are a member of the U.S. Navy and you are seeking a dissolution
of marriage or have been served with papers, you need to retain the services
of a military divorce lawye. Our firm is proud to have dedicated a significant
portion of our family law practice to serving the men and women who serve
Our skilled legal team represents the following parties in divorce actions
and other family law matters:
- Naval officers
- Retired members of the Navy
- Navy spouses
We offer complimentary 30-minute initial consultations! Call (904) 770-3141 to schedule yours.
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Navy Pensions & Retirement Benefits
Members of the U.S. Armed Forces earn retirement benefits that often comprise
the largest portion of a respective couple's marital property. Pensions
military benefits that are accrued during the course of the marriage are subject to equitable
division in the state of Florida. If you are a member of the Navy, your
pension can be drastically impacted by a
military divorce. Conversely, if you are married to an active or retired sailor or naval
officer, you may be entitled to a portion of his or her pension.
Our Jacksonville Military Divorce Lawyers Are Able to Serve Papers to U.S.
Sailors and officers of the Navy who are at sea or otherwise deployed fall
Servicemembers Civil Relief Act, which allows for a ninety-day stay on any civil action, including divorce.
Consequently, if you are the husband or wife of a member of the Navy who
is at sea or deployed abroad, in addition to the logistical obstacles
involved, your petition for dissolution of marriage may be delayed for
an additional period of time. As soon as you reach out to our firm for
assistance, we would be happy to discuss the most expeditious solutions.
Owenby Law, P.A. can help military members with a wide range of family
law issues, including:
For more information about navy divorce, please contact our skilled military divorce lawyers in Jacksonville.
With more than 10 years of experience, we are ready to guide you!