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Military Divorce & Child Support

The challenging process of a divorce can be even more difficult for members of the military, their wives and children. Law Offices of Randy Wilson and Kristin Postell, PLLC is an experienced law firm that can assist you throughout the divorce process and in issues of child support, custody, benefits and modifications.

Attorneys Randy Wilson and Kristin Postell will determine what you are entitled to and aggressively assert your rights to benefits. Attorney Randy Wilson is highly experienced in handling cases of child support and spousal benefits. Contact the Law Offices of Randy Wilson and Kristin Postell, PLLC, for a free consultation.

Benefits And Military Divorce

If you or your spouse was in the military and you have been married for at least one year, then under Texas law, the non-military spouse has accrued a claim for retirement based on the person's rank at the time of divorce. Specific formulas dictate the benefits that each spouse is entitled to at the time of divorce. Whether you are a member of the military or your spouse is a member of the military and you are seeking to protect your claims and benefits, an experienced military divorce attorney can assist you in protecting your rights and future benefits.

Child Support And Custody In Military Divorce

Children of military service members are often involved in difficult legal battles in the event that a parent is deployed. The Law Offices of Randy Wilson and Kristin Postell, PLLC handles cases of custody, and child visitation during deployment or duty station transfer. We can also seek modifications to custody orders if one parent is unable to pay child support or fulfill existing custody or visitation obligations.

Attention To Detail
When the court determines child support obligations, it will consider all sources of military income, including combat pay and Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH). However, you may receive a disproportionately high BAH if you are stationed in a foreign location with a high cost of living. A seasoned advocate will point out this discrepancy to the judge to help ensure that your child support payments are fair.

Attorneys Randy Wilson and Kristin Postell are experienced in representing military members from all around the world who face family legal struggles in the United States. Randy Wilson and Kristin Postell can effectively assert your rights even if you cannot make a court appearance.

Randy Wilson and Kristin Postell can assert your rights in family law matters and military divorce:

  • Base Quarters Allowance (BQA)
  • Basic Allowance for Subsistence (BAS)
  • Hazard Pay and Combat Pay
  • Divorce and spousal maintenance
  • Child custody
  • Spousal benefits at the time of divorce
  • Division of Retirement Benefits
  • Deployed parents or spouses
  • Paternity
  • Child visitation rights upon deployment or duty station transfer

Visitation

If you are having problems exercising your court-ordered visitation with your child, Randy Wilson and Kristin Postell will aggressively enforce your rights. Over the years, we has helped countless service members spend much-needed quality time with their children.

Allowance After A Divorce

Net earnings for child support computation may depend on whether the spouse is living off base. If you are a spouse seeking additional compensation, a greater allowance or benefits, we can represent you in your case. Basic Quarters Allowance (BQA) involves the amount you are entitled to while living on base. The Basic Allowance for Subsistence (BAS) provides you with a grocery allowance and will be adjusted depending on the income of a service member and where you are stationed. If you need assistance recovering child support from a spouse who has attempted to exempt BAH or BAS from his or her net earnings or if you need to modify your child support due to an increase in net earnings or a decrease in net earnings in anticipation of a duty station transfer or deployment, or if you are facing divorce, we can assist you in protecting your rights.

Paternity Issues For Service Members

We represent individuals seeking to establish or challenge paternity involving military members. Randy Wilson and Kristin Postell will fully investigate the facts of your case to present compelling evidence on your behalf, including DNA evidence. In the event that paternity is established, we can assist you with visitation rights or child support situations as well.

Contact Randy Wilson or Kristin Postell today to speak with an experienced Texas lawyer. Call 325-200-4204 now to schedule a free consultation regarding a military divorce or family law issue. We are experienced in helping service members and their families stationed at Dyess Air Force Base (AFB).