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St. Augustine Military Divorce Attorneys

We Proudly Represent Military Personnel & Their Families

Military service members and their spouses face unique relationship challenges that could strain the bonds of any marriage. While all relationships cycle through phases of highs and lows, spouses in military marriages also need to endure secrecy, long tours of duty, and countless personal anxieties. When couples grow apart and start yearning for incompatible futures, divorce may be their best and only option.

At Owenby Law, P.A., we understand the many personal and financial challenges that tend to encompass a military divorce. Our St. Augustine divorce lawyers have over 125 years of collective legal experience and the resources to effectively guide you through each step of this challenging legal process. We always work as a team to make sure each client receives the attention and advocacy they deserve. With our help, you can secure a beneficial marital settlement agreement or divorce decree that safeguards your pension, assets, and custody rights.

Call Owenby Law, PA. at (904) 770-3141 to discuss any legal concerns you have regarding your military divorce.

The Challenges of a Military Divorce

The divorce process can get extremely complicated when one spouse is deployed overseas. Fortunately, all military personnel are protected by state and federal laws, including the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA). Congress originally passed SCRA to prevent litigants – including civilian spouses – from filing actions against active-duty personnel without first securing a court order.

Per SCRA, a tribunal can issue a “stay of proceedings” that suspends a civil case until the deployed spouse can serve as an active participant. This protects servicemembers from coming home to default divorces and one-sided court orders. However, there are other critical issues and contingencies that can impact the outcome of a military divorce case. For this reason and more, it’s important that both spouses retain skilled and knowledgeable legal representation as soon as possible.

At Owenby Law, P.A., we represent:

In a military divorce, spouses still need to make determinations regarding debt allocation, asset and property division, child custody, and spousal support. During your initial appointment, we can discuss your personal circumstances and explore your legal options. We can also address any concerns you have regarding your military benefits and pension. By understanding your needs and family dynamics, we can develop a personalized legal strategy that settles your case within a reasonable and cost-effective time frame. Whether your case necessitates collaboration, negotiation, or litigation, you can trust that we’ll stand by your side and work tirelessly to achieve a positive case outcome on your behalf.

Schedule a Consultation

At Owenby Law, P.A., we’re committed to helping our clients achieve favorable case resolutions. We understand how complicated the divorce process can be, particularly for military personnel and their families. Our legal team is well-versed in the various laws and regulations that influence military dissolutions of marriage in Florida. If you’re ready to start a new and positive chapter in your life, contact our full-service law firm today.

Contact our St. Augustine military divorce attorneys at (904) 770-3141 to schedule a free initial consultation today.

The Benefits of Hiring Owenby Law, P.A.

  • Free Initial Consultations
  • Successfully Handled Thousands of Cases
  • Backed by Over 18 Years of Experience
  • Personalized, Results-Oriented Representation
  • A Team of Compassionate Advocates On Your Side
  • Flexible Payment Plans Available