Does Navy legal help with divorce?

Does Navy legal help with divorce?

Will the Navy provide me representation for my divorce case? A. No. Since state laws vary, a Navy attorney can give you general advice about separation and divorce procedures, about custody and visitation rights and obligations, and advise you on how to find an attorney who can represent you.

What is a military wife entitled to in a divorce?

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After divorce, the former spouse is entitled to the Continued Health Care Benefit Program (CHCBP), which is the Tricare version of “COBRA” for three years. And as long as the spouse remains unmarried and was also awarded a share of the military retirement or SBP, the former spouse may remain on CHCBP for life.

Is it illegal to get married for military benefits?

A military contract marriage is the practice of a service member marrying someone (sometimes another service member) just to land additional military benefits. No surprise, scam marriages are totally illegal.

Can Army wives have career?

Military spouses suffer a demonstrable difference in career attainment from their civilian counterparts. When compared with civilian wives matched by age, education, race and geographic location, military wives are less likely to work in a given year, work fewer weeks per year, and are less likely to work full-time.

What percent of Army marriages end in divorce?

According to other studies, deployed military members in the U.S. Navy, Marines, Army and Air Force have higher than average divorce rates. The Air Force had the highest rate, at 14.6 percent, with the Navy at over 12.5 percent. The other two branches came in at over 8 percent.