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Are members of the military more or less likely to divorce?

A marriage where one spouse is in the military can be challenging to say the least. Stress levels are particularly high during deployments. Multiple separations of various lengths over time force spouses to question whether their marriage can even survive.

When marriage ends for military servicemembers

While the emotional elements remain the same, unique legal issues arise when it comes divorcing spouses where one or both service in the military. From the initial filing to the final resolution, soon-to-be ex-spouses must not only face the personal challenges inherent to life-changing times, but also complexities of the laws governing military divorces.

If your child support is too high, you need an attorney

Getting divorced can be difficult. Not only is your primary relationship dissolving, you probably have to move and are now expected to pay child support. You can only see your children one night during the week and on alternating weekends and holidays. That can be frustrating and heart-breaking. If your child support level is too high, that can leave you in a really difficult position. Of course you want to support and care for your children. However, you also have living expenses to consider. Many times, the temporary support orders during divorce are created without all the necessary financial information.