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Category Archives: Military Divorce


Unique Issues In Florida Military Divorce

By Steven A. Mason, P.A. |

Divorce between military servicemembers is just as common as divorce between civilians. However, there are certain aspects that have to be handled in a unique way when one or both spouses is a military servicemember. If you are intent on divorce, but your spouse is a member of the armed forces, hiring a knowledgeable… Read More »


Parenting Time And Military Divorce

By Steven A. Mason, P.A. |

When two people divorce, custody of their children is one of the most hotly debated issues. In Florida, the best interests of the child or children is the most important factor that the court will consider. However, when one or both parents are in the military, the process of determining exactly what the best… Read More »


Myths On Military Divorce

By Steven A. Mason, P.A. |

Getting a divorce as a military servicemember can mean certain requirements and obstacles that civilians can ignore. However, a lot of misinformation is out there on the subject – and relying on misinformation can lead to considerable time and trouble in court. Before filing your divorce, it is a good idea to consult with… Read More »


Where Should I File For My Military Divorce?

By Steven A. Mason, P.A. |

In many ways, a divorce between military servicemembers, or one servicemember and their civilian spouse, is very similar to a divorce between civilians. However, there are certain differences in the process that, while they may not feel like much, can make all the difference between your divorce proceeding smoothly and encountering problems. One of… Read More »


Decoding The USFSPA For Military Divorces

By Steven A. Mason, P.A. |

The Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act (USFSPA) was passed in 1982, with the intention of clarifying the benefits to which former military spouses are entitled. The law was passed after a divorce case was decided by the Supreme Court which held that military spouses were not entitled to any portion of the servicemember’s… Read More »


Military Divorce While Deployed

By Steven A. Mason, P.A. |

Like any other couple, members of the U.S. military get married and divorced. However, spouses where one or both members are active duty service members will face some different hurdles that they must manage before their divorce can be final. It is important to consult an experienced military divorce attorney before opening proceedings, so… Read More »


Sorting Out Finances In A Florida Military Divorce

By Steven A. Mason, P.A. |

A divorce between one or two members of the U.S. military is a very different process than a standard civilian divorce. Everything from timing to custody can be affected, especially if the military servicemember(s) in the marriage are actively deployed. However, the issue of finances is by far the most complex and potentially divisive… Read More »


Military vs Civilian Divorce

By Steven A. Mason, P.A. |

One might be forgiven for thinking that divorce is simply divorce, but this is not actually the case when you or your spouse (or both) are members of the military. Florida has 21 military bases and countless servicemembers among its population, and they get divorced at similar rates to civilians. However, the process of… Read More »


Child Custody In Military Divorce

By Steven A. Mason, P.A. |

Divorce when one or both parents are in the military can be a complex process, especially since the laws governing military personnel create hurdles that civilians do not necessarily have to deal with. Nowhere is this more apparent than in dealing with child custody, as the best interests of the child have to be… Read More »


Jurisdiction Questions In Military Divorce

By Steven A. Mason, P.A. |

When you and your military servicemember spouse decide to divorce, there are several issues that may come up that civilians, by and large, avoid. One of these is that the issue of jurisdiction (the authority of a specific court to hear a case) – often, military divorces have to be filed in certain courts,… Read More »

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