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Virginia Beach Military Divorce Lawyer

When you are facing a divorce or family law matter where military service plays a role in one or both spouses' situation, you need an attorney who understands the complicated demands of military life.

At The Law Office of Elizabeth K. Barnes, the attorney and her staff have years of experience working with the military families of Virginia. With additional concerns of relocation and the demands upon military families, you are facing a more complicated situation than the typical divorce. I have the experience you need to tackle these issues and arrive at an agreement that meets your needs and provides for you and your children going forward.

Norfolk Child Custody Relocation Attorney — Division of Military Retirement Benefits

I can provide answers to your questions, including how a divorce will affect ongoing benefits for the spouse during the separation and the actual divorce. These benefits may include medical insurance, entitlement to retirement benefits and commissary privileges.

Child Custody Relocation Attorney

Above and beyond the typical custody and support concerns of a civilian divorce, military families face issues of frequent relocation. When a parent is deployed or reassigned, custody and visitation plans must be modified and transportation accounted for.

Non-military parents often seek to relocate with their families, as well, for example when a parent re-marries or when a job opportunity arises outside the area. Relocation cases have very specific legal consequences to a non-relocating parent. Whether you are a parent seeking to relocate, or the other parent intends to relocate, it is important to consult with an attorney who is familiar with the specific requirements of the Virginia courts regarding the potential move.

I understand the additional strain couples face in a military divorce, or in any situation when a family must be separated by the relocation of a custodial or non-custodial parent. I am prepared to help you face those struggles head on. I will help you find creative solutions specific to your situation.

Virginia Beach Military Divorce Attorney

The spouses of military individuals often face significant worries about how they will provide for themselves and their children after the divorce. Following years of moving with the military spouse, they often find themselves with insufficient work experience or education. I will work with you to ensure that you receive fair compensation and can enjoy the peace of mind that you and your children will be provided for.

Military members must also be informed of how to protect their benefits and provide for themselves and their families. If you or your spouse is a member of the United States Navy, Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, or Coast Guard, it is imperative that you speak with an attorney familiar with the specifics of military divorce.

To set up a consultation with a skilled lawyer, please contact The Law Office of Elizabeth K. Barnes today at 757-282-6181.

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Elizabeth K. Barnes

Born and raised in Virginia Beach, Attorney Barnes graduated from the College of William and Mary. She obtained her juris doctorate from the William S. Boyd School of Law, University of Nevada, in Las Vegas. She has a philosophy of being both accessible and flexible for her clients' needs...
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The Law Office of
Elizabeth K. Barnes

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Virginia Beach, VA 23451

Phone: 757-282-6181
Fax: 757-769-7148
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