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On active duty? You may still get custody

You love your kids, but the reality is that you're in active service. As a result, you could be asked to deploy at almost any time and potentially without much warning. You want to maintain custody of your children while you're in the United States, but you know that the court may frown on the potential for you to leave unexpectedly.

Get the right help while dealing with divorce during deployment

You've been deployed for some time, and you didn't expect to have to deal with more than is already on your plate. Unfortunately, your spouse at home decided that now is the perfect time for them to file for divorce.

A stay just might put your divorce on hold

A military divorce isn't always simple. Sometimes, there are delays, and you might be frustrated with the whole process. For example, you might file for divorce in January, but if your spouse leaves on duty in February, you might end up with a stay. A stay will prevent any rulings until they can appear in court (in most cases). Courts can extend those stays in some cases, or they can ask for appointed counsel to appear on behalf of the service member.

DNA poses a risk to military families, the Navy alleges

Here's something you may not have thought would lead to divorce: mail-in DNA kits. Military leaders have spoken out in the news to suggest that military members don't use these tools. Why? While they can be a fun way to learn about your heritage, they also could lead to unintended consequences by showing who you're related to.

Military retreats could help reduce divorce

Most people know that stressful jobs can contribute to divorce, but did you know that some people are addressing this issue through retreats for military families? Updated on July 11, 2019, is a story of families who have been strained with the work the military provides.

Get to know more about a military divorce

When you're deployed, the last thing you want to have to worry about is a divorce. Your spouse might have decided to start the process, but you don't have to worry about rulings being made against you while you're away. In fact, military members can ask for a stay while on deployment, so no further court actions will be taken.

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