Question: My ex joined the military over a year ago and left my son with her mother. I have supervised visits but would like to have primary custody since my ex is not in the picture as much. Can she just transfer her parental rights like that?CONTINUE READING
Are VA Benefits Subject To Equitable Distribution?
Question: Are my VA benefits subject to equitable distribution?CONTINUE READING
DadsDivorce Live: Why Is The Divorce Rate Higher For Veterans?
The divorce rate in the U.S. hover between 40 and 50 percent, but that number jumps to 80 percent for combat veterans. The suicide rate for veterans is also staggeringly high.CONTINUE READING
Can I Delay My Divorce Until After Deployment?
Question: My wife is planning on filing for divorce, but I am serving in the military and am deploying in about three weeks. Is it possible for her to do this and do I have any rights to postpone the divorce until I return from deployment?CONTINUE READING
Is My Wife Entitled To My Military Disability?
Question: My wife and I recently divorced. I receive retirement from the Army, which I have no problem giving her half of. I also receive monthly disability from the VA and a social security check for disability. Is she entitled to any of that?CONTINUE READING
Video: Cordell & Cordell News – June 26, 2015
Dads Divorce, sponsor Cordell & Cordell and sister site MensDivorce.com have teamed up to present a series of weekly recap videos to keep you informed on the latest news and top stories. This week, Cordell & Cordell posted a column Principal Partner Joe Cordell wrote for the Huffington Post about …CONTINUE READING
The Basics Of Military Divorce
Divorce is often a complicated, confusing, and scary process. That uncertainty can be magnified when one spouse is serving in the military. Military families going through divorce face a unique set of challenges. There are specific rules and laws regarding jurisdiction, child custody, calculating child and spousal support, division of …CONTINUE READING
Can My Ex Relocate My Child While I’m In The Military?
Question: I’m a Sgt. in the U.S. Army and have a son who just turned 3. My wife recently filed for divorce and took our son with her to Puerto Rico without telling me while I was away for training for three days. I just got a temporary order in …CONTINUE READING
My Wife Is Trying To Alienate Me Out Of My Child’s Life
Question: I’m a recently retired U.S. Army Veteran attempting to locate my missing daughter. I have court-ordered visitation and phone calls authorized with my daughter, but I have not seen or heard from her since September. I believe her mother is attempting to alienate me out of her life despite …CONTINUE READING
Deployed, Sent Divorce Papers & Told He Had a Daughter
Question: My estranged ex left me after I was deployed overseas in the Navy. She never contacted me except to send me divorce papers and let me know, for the first time ever, that I have a daughter. I have never gotten to meet or see my daughter. What can …CONTINUE READING