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Military Divorce and the “20/20/20 Rule”

by Burns & Levinson LLP on

My first exposure to military divorce came not as an attorney, but rather as a child raised on a military base for most of my formative years. Any “Army/Navy/Air Force/Marine/Coast Guard Brat” can attest that there are a...more

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

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

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

Was this week the beginning of the end for DOMA?

by Burns & Levinson LLP on

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

Do I really need a divorce attorney?

by Kristin Kirkner on

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

by Christopher Buechler on

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

by Kristin Kirkner on

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

by Brian McLaughlin on

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

by Jason Hopper on

A summary of law for military divorce...more

Ten Very Common Mistakes in Texas DWI Cases

by Brashear Law Firm, PLLC on

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

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