By Mark E. Sullivan: The Uniform Deployed Parent Custody and Visitation Act is a vast step forward in providing standard steps, rights and procedure to use when a military parent leaves on unaccompanied military business, and states should give serious consideration its passage.
The redeployment of military personnel back to their stateside assignments and their homes will be the result of significant drawdowns in Iraq and Afghanistan. How will this impact the family lawyer?
The division of military retirement benefits in connection with a divorce case.
Given the current status of the law, there are several remedies that can be used to protect a former spouse from reduction in his or her share of the marital portion due to the member receiving disability
This article, and the subsequent two installments, will explore what SBP is, how much it costs, who pays for it, how to protect the non-military spouse, and how to adjust the benefit amount.