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Mr. Hammond served in Afghanistan and Iraq, where he received 9 medals including a Bronze Star and Combat Infantryman’s Badge. He has been practicing law since 1996 with an exclusive focus on military law, criminal law, and family law.

Augusta Military Divorce Lawyer

Thomson Military Divorce Attorney

Getting divorced can be a very difficult decision, but it can be especially hard if you are deployed overseas. In this era of worldwide military deployment, with American service members scattered around the globe, the Internet makes it possible for military personnel to communicate and even deal with serious legal matters without being physically present in the United States.

With the assistance of an attorney, you can get a divorce in Georgia even while you are deployed. Our lawyers represent clients who are based out of Fort Gordon, as well as Hunter Army Field, Fort Stewart, Fort Benning, Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem.

Protecting the Legal Rights of Service Members

At the law offices of Shawn P. Hammond and Associates, we have handled hundreds of divorces on a long-distance basis for military clients in locations throughout the world, including Iraq and Afghanistan. We regularly serve men and women in uniform using Skype, telephone, e-mail and written affidavits. We can prepare all the necessary paperwork and file court papers on your behalf with regard to:

  • Divorce proceedings
  • Child support payments
  • Spousal support or alimony payments
  • Child custody and visitation matters
  • Property division, including real estate, personal property and military benefits

On the other hand, if your spouse is initiating a divorce, you have the right to object while you are deployed. Pursuant to the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (formerly the Soldiers' and Sailors' Civil Relief Act), we can help you uphold your civil rights as a member of the armed forces.

Contact an Augusta Military Divorce Attorney

Contact Shawn P. Hammond and Associates for assistance with your military divorce matter. In addition to having an excellent understanding of Georgia family law and a history of success in court, attorney Shawn Hammond is a 25-year military veteran with extensive knowledge of military issues that relate to divorce. Mr. Hammond has himself been deployed to Afghanistan and Iraq, so he understands the challenges of active duty.