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Military Divorce Information

Jacksonville Army Divorce Lawyers

Guiding Army Service-Members Through Divorce in Florida

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 military divorce attorney who is experienced with military dissolutions of marriage in Florida.

At Owenby Law, P.A., our Jacksonville Army divorce attorneys represent soldiers and the spouses of Army members in divorce proceedings. There are many divorce lawyers in Duval and Clay counties, but few have the experience and knowledge about military divorces that our firm possesses.

Owenby Law, P.A. can help military members with a wide range of family law issues, including:

For initial legal guidance, call (904) 770-3141 to schedule a free 30-minute consultation. Se habla Español.

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. - Sound Legal Counsel for Military Divorce

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 Army divorce lawyer who knows 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.

If you or your spouse is in the Army and you plan on pursuing divorce, speak to our seasoned military divorce lawyers in Jacksonville. We offer free, private 30-minute consultations!

The Benefits of Hiring Owenby Law, P.A.

  • Free Initial Consultations
  • Successfully Handled Thousands of Cases
  • Backed by Over 20 Years of Experience
  • Personalized, Results-Oriented Representation
  • A Team of Compassionate Advocates On Your Side
  • Flexible Payment Plans Available