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Military Divorce

Although there is no legal statute called “military divorce” in Nevada, there are specific issues that must be taken into consideration. If you are a member of the U.S. military stationed in Nevada, or the dependent of a U.S. service member and will be filing for divorce in a Nevada court, it is important that your lawyer understands the complex issues involved.

Whether your divorce will include serious disputes over child custody or property, or you have worked out most of the details and just need to get the settlement formalized, Bowen Law Offices in Las Vegas should be your first call.

Attorney Jerome Bowen offers more than 15 years of experience protecting the rights of military service members or their dependent spouses in Nevada family law courts throughout the state. His experience includes in-depth knowledge of matters specific to military divorce litigation, including:

  • Custody and parenting rights involving long-term absences due to deployment
  • Military pensions, including deferred pension for reservists and National Guard personnel
  • Continued access to Tricare health care
  • Divorce while on active duty overseas
  • Housing allowance
  • Temporary duty relocation
  • Petition to relocate a custodial child outside of the immediate geographical area

We Will Answer Your Questions About Military Benefits Before You File

These are just some of the issues that become sticking points in divorce when one or both spouses are serving in the U.S. military. Even an amicable uncontested divorce between spouses may create some unexpected disputes when the settlement is written into a formal agreement. Before you agree to anything in words or on paper with your spouse, it makes sense to get your questions answered by an experienced family law attorney.

Call us at 702-763-6159 to schedule a free consultation or send an email with a brief description of your circumstances. We will call you back as soon as possible to arrange an opportunity to meet with attorney Bowen.