Q: I been married for 19yrs and have been a Military stay at home mom and my husband is decided he doesn’t want me anymore
He has been in the military for for almost 19yrs and I have been by his side all these years and he says he only has to pay child support and I get nothing from him. I need help!
A: You are absolutely entitled to more than just child support. Your military spouse is likely going to receive a military pension, which is a considered to visible property, and you will be entitled to a portion of that property in the divorce process as you would any other piece of property such as a house or investment fund. I highly recommend that you retain an attorney who specializes in military benefits for the resolution of your divorce case. In the meantime, I would recommend that you contact his chain of command, and request that he be ordered to provide interim support to you during the ongoing divorce process and separation.
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