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The practice of family law can be complicated when a military spouse is involved. Issues of deployment and child custody, military pensions and division of property, and a panoply of federal rules and regulations make protecting the rights of military spouses very complex. Even the jargon is specialized.
Military Family Law makes sense of the intricate web of federal rules and regulations governing the military, as well as the practices special to each branch of the service.
The authors, Patricia and Steven Shewmaker, both served in the military before going on to earn their law degrees and fully understand the unique issues that confront military families. They explain:
• The different branches of the military
• Military pay, including basic pay, allowances, and basic allowance for housing
• TriCare® medical benefits
• Retired pay, and the division of retired pay
• Military disability and VA benefits
• The Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act (SCRA)
• Domestic violence
• Support issues, including interim family support for each branch of the service
• Child custody and visitation
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Table of contents
Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION TO MILITARY FAMILY LAW
Chapter 2 INTRODUCTION TO THE MILITARY
Chapter 3 UNDERSTANDING MILITARY PAY
Chapter 4 MILITARY MEDICAL BENEFITS
Chapter 5 MILITARY RETIRED PAY
Chapter 6 OTHER MILITARY BENEFITS
Chapter 7 DIVISION OF MILITARY RETIRED PAY
Chapter 8 SURVIVOR BENEFIT PLAN
Chapter 9 THRIFT SAVINGS PLAN
Chapter 10 MILITARY DISABILITY AND VETERANS’ ADMINISTRATION BENEFITS
Chapter 11 SERVICEMEMBERS’ CIVIL RELIEF ACT (SCRA)
Chapter 12 DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND THE MILITARY
Chapter 13 INTERIM FAMILY SUPPORT—COLLECTING SUPPORT BEFORE COURT INVOLVEMENT
Chapter 14 CHILD CUSTODY AND THE MILITARY
Chapter 15 GETTING THE DOCUMENTS YOU NEED
Table of Cases
Table of Statutes