Effective Representation for Military Service Members in Divorce

The division of military retirement benefits in a divorce can be an especially complex process. When military divorce and property division laws are part of the equation, it is important to seek representation from an attorney who understands the applicable laws and what is at stake.

The military service backgrounds of the attorneys at Glassman & Michael, PLLC, and our firm's deep understanding of the law and its recent changes, gives us the ability to effectively address the unique legal issues military members in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C., and internationally, face when handling divorce and family law matters.

We proudly represent members of the United States Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, Army, National Guard and Coast Guard, as well as members of the Public Health Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Corps.

We Understand New and Well-Established Military Pension Division Laws

Significant and complex factors are considered to determine how military pensions and other retirement benefits will be divided in a divorce. Both state laws and federal laws established under the Uniformed Services Former Spouses Protection Act (USFSPA) apply in these cases. We have a thorough understanding of the recent changes made to federal laws regarding the division of assets in military divorce.

Even if you are years away from retirement, it is necessary to determine how benefits will be divided during divorce proceedings. Our firm has extraordinary experience with the law regarding military retirement benefits, and can help you determine the best course of action in your situation.

An Attorney With a Military Background

Stephen C. Glassman is a retired Navy captain who served as an active duty and reserve member of the Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps. He is a former courts-martial judge and expert witness in the field of military divorce and military law. He is uniquely prepared to address concerns that arise during military retirement benefit valuation and division.

Contact Us for Help Securing and Protecting Military Benefits

If you have questions about dividing your military pension, 401(k) or other assets, then talk to the lawyers at Glassman & Michael, PLLC. We can help you take the right steps to seeking a favorable resolution to divorce and property division. To schedule an appointment, contact our offices at 703-291-0492 or 301-825-9629. You may also contact us online.

Appointments are available at any of our four offices: Vienna, Virginia; Laytonsville, Maryland; the Eastern Shore; and Washington, D.C.