Acworth, GA asked in Divorce, Family Law and Domestic Violence for Georgia

Q: Is a spouses VA benefits off limits during a divorce?

Divorcing after 23 years due to repeated infidelity, domestic abuse. Spouse wants me to leave our rented home with an uncontested divorce. 3 grown kids, 2 still at home. Husband wants me to leave marriage with a few decorations, my cloths, and take on a car note in his name (car I have driven and helped pay in for 2 years) while lives in the house to lease is up. He makes more money than me and receives VA benefits. I would have to move in with an older daughter.

2 Lawyer Answers
Regina Irene Edwards
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  • Lawrenceville, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: VA benefits are not off limits.

Joshua Schiffer agrees with this answer

Joshua Schiffer
Joshua Schiffer
  • Domestic Violence Lawyer
  • Roswell, GA
  • Licensed in Georgia

A: They are NOT off limits, and anytime you have a defined benefit issue during a divorce you need to be sure you are addressing it properly as once it becomes a mess, cleaning it up is an endless task.

Invest in a lawyer to walk you through this process, as the costs will escalate if you make early mistakes you then need to go back and fix.

There should be several LOCAL lawyers who can assist on a limited or full service basis.

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