Who Can Receive a Military Spouse’s Pension Benefits?
How is a Military Member’s Pension Divided After a Divorce?
- Duration of the marriage
- Length of military service
- Total value of the marital estate
- When military service began during the marriage
Keep in mind that a non-serving spouse may also be entitled to additional military benefits and rights, including health care, base access and a military ID card.
Experienced Assistance With Division Of Military Retirement Benefits
If you’re a military service member or spouse initiating a divorce, it is vital that you seek the expertise of an experienced military divorce lawyer.
Military divorce is governed by complex federal and state laws. For the average person, the specifics of each state’s statutes on divorce and military pensions are overwhelming. Misunderstanding and oversight can lead to losing money and assets that are rightfully yours.
Laura Spencer Coleman, a trusted military divorce lawyer serving the Florida Panhandle, has over 15 years of experience helping military members and military spouses navigate divorce.
Our firm, located in Milton, FL, frequently serves clients stationed at Whiting Field Naval Air Station, Hurlburt Field and Pensacola Naval Air Station.
As a Milton native, attorney Laura S. Coleman understands the realities of military life and the unique set of laws and guidelines that govern military divorce.
She can help you understand your rights and protect your interests when dividing military pensions and other benefits. She can also advise you on other important divorce-related matters, including time sharing (child custody) and child support.
Contact Laura S. Coleman, P.A.
To discuss your questions and concerns about military pensions and divorce, call our office to schedule a consultation with attorney Laura S. Coleman. We can be reached at (850) 626-8520. We look forward to speaking with you.