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Divorce During Deployment Is Difficult

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. Attorney Shawn Hammond represents clients who are based out of Fort Gordon as well as Hunter Army Field, Fort Stewart, Fort Benning, Fort McPherson and the former Fort Gillem.

Protecting The Legal Rights Of Service Members

Shawn P. Hammond and Associates, has handled hundreds of divorces on a long-distance basis for military clients in locations throughout the world, including Iraq and Afghanistan. He regularly serves men and women in uniform using Skype, telephone, e-mail and written affidavits. Shawn 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 (SCRA), formerly known as the Soldiers’ and Sailors’ Civil Relief Act), Shawn can help you uphold your civil rights as a member of the armed forces.

Contact An Attorney Who Understands What You’re Facing

Contact for assistance with your military divorce matter by calling 866-901-0209. In addition to having an excellent understanding of Georgia family law and a history of success in court, attorney 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.