Military Family Law

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U.S. Department of Labor Updates FMLA Guidance About Who Is A “Spouse” Following Supreme Court Ruling

The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in United States v. Windsor, No. 12-307 (U.S. June 26, 2013) is causing various federal agencies to clarify existing regulations and guidance, including the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL). In...more

Military Issues in Divorce and Custody Matters

I am incredibly grateful for our armed forces service members, and it has been my privilege, as an Arizona family law attorney, to represent a number of them in family law matters....more

Was this week the beginning of the end for DOMA?

Hi there, This week had two days of arguments on gay marriage at the Supreme Court. The first case dealt with a challenge to the California law known as Prop. 8, which overturned the California Supreme Court’s...more

Military Divorces: The Differences Between Civilian and Military Divorces

November 6, 2012 is Election Day. Finally. However, many families have been affected (and continue to be affected) by the decade long war, regardless of who is elected. There are so many ways in which these families are...more

Do I really need a divorce attorney?

In today's economic climate, it may be tempting to try to complete a dissolution of marriage on your own. You know your family, your assets and debt, and you know how you want it divided. Sounds easy, right? Not so...more

Servicemembers Civil Relief Act as Applied to Child Support

A review of the general provisions of the SCRA and how they apply to child support cases....more

Use Caution when Representing Servicemembers and their Families

Military family law cases need special treatment because, in addition to Florida laws, they are governed by the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA) and the Uniformed Services Former Spouse’s Protection Act (USFSPA)....more

Divorce in the Military

Military-specific issues in a military divorce case. ...more

Preparing for a Military Yellow Ribbon Event

Military men and women serve our country every day. At a recent Yellow Ribbon military event I had a chance to give back to them....more

Military Divorce and Ancilliary Issues

A summary of law for military divorce...more

Ten Very Common Mistakes in Texas DWI Cases

Ten Very Common Mistakes with DWI Cases in Texas....more

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