An Attorney Who Understands Military Divorce
Every man and woman serving our country in the military understands the concept of sacrifice. Obviously, members of the military are prepared to sacrifice life and limb to defend our country. A deployment can also place serious stress on one’s family life. Sometimes these stresses are too much for a marriage to bear. If you are considering divorce, it is important to recognize the significant differences between a divorce between civilians and a divorce involving a member of the armed forces. A knowledgeable lawyer will be important in protecting your rights and helping you move forward on favorable terms. At The Marin Law Firm, P.A., our Orlando-based law firm represents members of the military and civilians in military divorces.
An Attorney Who Understands Your Situation
Our law firm is led by attorney Carmelina Marin. Prior to becoming a lawyer, Carmelina served our nation in the Air Force for more than 10 years, receiving an honorable discharge. With her personal insights into military life as a former service member and with her legal experience in military divorce as a lawyer, our law firm is a wise choice to compassionately and professionally assist you during this difficult time.
We are ready to handle every issue that could potentially arise in your military divorce, including:
- Florida residency requirements for a divorce
- Obtaining a divorce while deployed
- Property division, including retirement benefits
- Mortgage options when going through a divorce
- Child support
- Child support modifications
- Custody and visitation
- Parental relocation
- Inability to locate a spouse
Although divorce is generally governed by state law, military divorce is also governed by federal statutes such as the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and the Uniformed Services Former Spouses Protection Act. These laws determine timing, procedure and other details of a military divorce. We fully understand these laws and how they may apply to your situation.