Military families provide a great service to our country, but they may face complex legal situations when family law matters overlap with their career. As serving in the armed forces will have an impact on many areas of your life, you may benefit from the counsel of a Kentucky lawyer with experience in military family law issues. We can explain your options and rights when divorce and military service collide.
For many reasons, it is common for a Kentucky couple to choose to wait until after the holidays to file for divorce. The post-holiday season typically brings an increase in divorce filings, and no matter which party has filed or intends to file for divorce, it is useful to know how to effectively navigate the divorce process. After surviving the holiday season, it may be tempting to make decisions based on emotional victories.
The way Social Security benefits work, the amount you receive at retirement depends in large part on how much you earned in income while you were working. In many households, one spouse is the sole breadwinner and the other spouse works as a homemaker. In other cases, both spouses work, but one earns significantly more than the other.
As the general public is waiting longer to get married than ever before, people in the military continue to get married at a relatively young age. An interesting article in Kentucky New Era examines why.