Law Office of
WILLIAM C. HALSEY
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2424 Vista Way
Oceanside, CA 92054
Phone: (760) 721-3839
Fax: (760) 721-2533
Carlsbad Military Divorce Lawyers at Law Offices of William C. Halsey have extensive experience assisting military members and military spouses through the entire military divorce process. Are you active duty and your spouse is a civilian? Or, are you both active military members? In either situation, our firm is uniquely suited to handle the challenges that may arise during your military divorce and related matters.
As a former U.S.M.C. JAG officer, Attorney William C. Halsey has gained a reputation as a trusted authority in legal matters involving military family issues. We understand the special protections and other considerations that must be addressed in a military divorce, including child custody, military retirement property division and VA benefits, including the 10/10/10 rule and the 20/20/20 rule.
Call our offices at (760) 721-3839 and arrange a complimentary consultation with Military Divorce Attorney Halsey. We are known for providing honest and straightforward advice for every client. Our firm serves clients in Carlsbad, Camp Pendleton, throughout San Diego County, and in all of California.
Representation for Military Divorce in Carlsbad, CA
Highly knowledgeable in military family law matters, Attorney William Halsey provides skilled legal guidance and support throughout the military divorce process. He can help you understand your rights and the way the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act and the Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act may affect your case. He will also advise you on where and when the necessary paperwork must be filed. Military Divorce Lawyer William C. Halsey is committed to protecting his client’s rights in a wide range of military family law matters, including:
Child custody matters in divorces involving military service personnel may also involve child visitation, parental relocation or move-away issues, and military duties (Family Code 3047). Our law firm customizes effective custody arrangements that reflect the best interests of the children while also meeting the needs of the family. For deployed clients, our firm works diligently to resolve move-away issues. The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act ensures child custody arrangements are not negatively impacted or altered while a service member is deployed.
Retirement Property Division
Under California state law, a service member’s “disposable retirement pay” is considered community property. A portion of this may be awarded to the former spouse after certain deductions are considered. The rules for division of a military pension have been updated in the last few years, and our experienced military family law attorneys can help you understand how these will be implemented in your divorce.
Call a Skilled Carlsbad Military Divorce Attorney
Our firm is dedicated to helping clients achieve the best possible outcomes for their unique situations. Call (760) 721-3839 to schedule a private, free consultation with an experienced military divorce lawyer. To reach our firm online, please complete our Case Evaluation Form and we will be in contact with you soon.
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