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Female troops get divorced more often

The divorce rate for all troops is about 3.1%. However, researchers note that looking at this number alone is rather deceptive. The truth is that men and women in the armed forces face very, very different odds of divorce, to the point that most people look at them separately.

Considering potential relocations and child custody

Typically, child custody agreements will include the stipulation that a parent cannot move with the children without first getting the court's permission. Doing so could violate the other parent's rights by making it impossible for them to enjoy visitation or have the child live with them when they have custody.

High-stress jobs linked to divorce

It's safe to say that joining the military probably means you have a fairly high-stress job. Obviously, some positions carry more stress than others; someone who sees active combat, for instance, may feel more stress than someone who does not. But, on the whole, everyone who joins the military sees a bit more stress than people who work in other professions.

Military divorce proceedings: Who gets the retirement benefits?

Imagine you're a military service member, and your spouse of ten years has filed for divorce. You're probably experiencing a lot of difficult emotions and psychological turmoil. You may also be worried about something: What's going to happen to your retirement pension? This is an important concern. In fact, depending on your marital history and family situation your spouse may have the right to a significant amount of your pension.

Common questions about divorcing a military member

If you are a military spouse and you are considering filing for a divorce, it is likely that you are feeling stressed and overwhelmed by the process. It is important that you understand the process and the things that make your circumstances different from the norm.

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