Under the law, active military personnel stationed in Alaska are provided special protections not given to civilians when it comes to divorce and other family law matters, such as child support or alimony.

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A Vital Protection: The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA)

Under the SCRA, military personnel deployed or on active duty who are served with divorce papers can petition the court to stay or halt the proceedings until they can fully respond.

Other Considerations

Other aspects of family law also affect military servicemembers. Specific rules often pertain to:

  • Military pensions
  • Medical benefits
  • Housing allowances
  • Child custody and visitation
  • Spousal support requirements or options

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This section relates to military members getting custody of the children.
AS 25.24.150 (l)

(l) Except as provided in AS 25.20.095 and 25.20.110, a court may not consider a parent’s activation to military service and deployment in determining the best interest of the child under (c) of this section. In this subsection, “deployment” has the meaning given in AS 25.20.095.

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Let Our Team At The Family Law Center For Men Help You

The laws that apply to military members are complicated. At the Family Law Center For Men, helping military members stationed at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Eielson Air Force Base, Fort Wainwright and Air Station Kodiak or overseas is a large part of our practice.

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Advocating for husbands, fathers and military members is what we do. Our attorneys have over 55 years of combined legal experience advocating for men who are simply looking for a law firm that will protect their interests and make sure they are treated fairly in the family law arena.

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