Special Twists in Military Divorce

If you think divorce rates are high among the general population, they’re nothing compared to divorce rates for members of the armed forces.

Divorces among army officers rose a whopping 78% between 2003 and 2005.

And divorce among enlisted personnel has risen 53% since 2000.

Military personnel and their spouses going through divorces should keep several special issues in mind related to:

  1. Jurisdiction
  2. Pensions
  3. Survivor Benefits and
  4. the 10 Year Rule

Read more in this article on the special considerations in military divorces.