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Strategies for Military Family Law provides an authoritative, insider's perspective on assisting members of the armed forces and their spouses with domestic law cases. Written by partners from some of the nation's leading law firms, this book guides the reader through key legal issues, such as family care plans for servicemembers' children, pension and survivor benefits, and the impact of deployment on custody cases.
Covering a range of topics from determining jurisdiction for a divorce case to assisting post-deployment servicemembers with problems adjusting to civilian life, these experts discuss the best strategies for working with military families. Additionally, the authors share their thoughts on the recent repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell, the Concurrent Retirement and Disability Pay Act, and other changes to military law that will affect domestic settlements. The different niches represented and the breadth of perspectives presented enable readers to get inside some of the great legal minds of today, as these experienced lawyers offer up their thoughts around the keys to navigating this rapidly-changing area of law.