Military Divorce Law Information
There is no such thing as a military divorce. Only civilian courts can allow parties to seek a divorce, custody, legal separation or any of the other functions of family law. Additionally, the rules that apply to civilian family court matters are drastically different than the rules of military divorce law. It is always important for any active duty service member or a spouse of a service member or military retiree, to have the benefit of legal representation because of all the ways that the military rules and benefits interact with Colorado’s divorce and child custody laws. Gordon N. Shayne has extensive experience representing civilians, active duty and retired military personnel during their divorce proceedings.
Mr. Shayne is familiar with the unique demands of military divorces, including specific procedures for deployment, transfers and time spent away from home.
Get the Military Divorce Information You Need
In 2014, Colorado enacted certain laws that favor deployed service members, affording them of certain rights. Factors such as deployment require specific legal procedures that should be handled by an attorney with extensive experience in military divorce law. Gordon N. Shayne provides a full range of legal help for military divorces, including post-decree matters and modifications.
Mr. Shayne provides the reliable legal advice that you need to protect your rights as they pertain to:
Division of the Assets
Contested Vs. Uncontested Divorce
Although the proceedings follow the same overall procedures, the intricacies of the military divorce law can be complex. The Uniformed Services Former Spouse Protection Act (USFSP) and the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) directly pertain to divorce and military personnel. Since these laws can be so complex, it is so important to secure a military divorce lawyer who can be a beacon of military divorce information for your family. Gordon N. Shayne is sensitive to the unique needs of military families and is dedicated to helping you resolve your family law dispute with efficiency.
Why You Should Choose Gordon N. Shayne as Your Military Divorce Lawyer
Gordon. N. Shayne respects and honors your commitment to this country. He proudly provides legal services and provides military divorce information to every branch of the military, including:
Reserves and National Guard
Retired and Disabled Former Military Service Members
Spouses of Active Duty, Retired and Disabled Military Service Members
Military personnel and their spouses are eligible for a discount on divorce lawyer fees. These fees will be discussed during the free* initial consultation with Gordon N. Shayne.
Contact a Military Divorce Lawyer
Gordon N. Shayne has been practicing law for over 33 years. He understands how assets, child custody, spousal support and other benefits–most commonly, military pension and disability pay, can affect the divorce proceedings. For a proficient military divorce attorney who understands the intricacies and demands of military life, contact Gordon N. Shayne today.
*for those individuals interested in retaining legal counsel and who have the financial means to hire an attorney