Bringing experience, knowledge and compassionTo The Legal Battlefield.
Photo of Attorneys Dennis Schroader

A Knowledgeable Family Law Attorney Representing Clients In Military Divorce

Schroader Law proudly serves family law clients throughout Pierce County, including military service members and their spouses. Attorney Schroader has a decade of legal experience, which includes experience meeting the legal needs of military families. If you are currently facing an issue like military divorce, property division or child custody, our legal team is ready to help you seek resolutions that protect your interests and the well-being of your children.

What Makes Military Divorce Different?

Both military couples and civilian couples will file for divorce in civil court. In that way, “military divorce” is not a separate legal process. However, there are numerous factors that make divorce in military families distinct and challenging. Examples include:

  • Division of property, military pensions and other retirement benefits governed by the Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act (USFSPA)
  • Logistical and legal hurdles regarding where to file for divorce
  • Balancing the daily needs of children with the child custody rights of parents who may be deployed for extended periods of time
  • Divorce timelines and filing delays related to deployment and the protections provided in the Servicemembers’ Civil Relief Act (SCRA)
  • The nonserving spouse’s continuing eligibility for TRICARE and other benefit programs once the divorce has been finalized
  • Correctly calculating service member pay for purposes of spousal support and child support awards

Whether you are a service member or the spouse of a service member, the attorney you hire should have in-depth knowledge of all of the factors above to ensure that your rights and interests are protected.

An Attorney With The Knowledge And Experience You Are Looking For

Many family law attorneys advertise their services in military divorce, but they may have only a basic understanding of military service and the unique challenges military families face. Our attorney has a much more direct connection.

Attorney Dennis Schroader served as an intelligence analyst in the Air Force, and has worked with many military clients from Joint Base Lewis-McChord (JBLM).

As you prepare for this important transition in your life, you can gain valuable peace of mind by working with an experienced and trusted military divorce attorney.

Speak To A Lawyer About Your Legal Options

From our office in Tacoma, Schroader Law serves clients throughout Pierce County and the surrounding areas of Washington. To learn how we can help you through your military divorce, call us today at 253-617-7525 or submit an online contact form.