If you or your child’s other parent is in the military, you may be wondering if military service will have an affect upon your child custody or visitation case. Child custody or visitation cases can be more complicated when a military service member subject to deployment, or transfer to locations overseas or to another state, is involved. Therefore, a parent’s military service may affect the outcome of your Virginia child custody or visitation case in some circumstances. However, this is only one of many issues that the court will consider when determining child custody and visitation. Rest assured, that the court will make it’s decision based upon the best interest of the child, and military service is not a bar to custody or visitation in Virginia!
Here are a few further considerations on the issue of Virginia child custody and military service:
A Virginia family law attorney who has experience helping military service members with child custody and visitation issues can help with these issues, and answer your questions about military service and custody and visitation cases. Call the Law Office of Lori A. Michaud to speak with a lawyer, schedule a meeting, and make certain that your child custody and visitation case is resolved fairly.
An outstanding job on my case to have custody, visitation and support decided in my home state instead of Virginia after I separated from military service.- A.E.