Protecting Your Best Interests In A Military Divorce

At the Law Office of George C. Ruiz, PLLC, we have years of experience with complex family matters. During a divorce where one person is an active service member, these issues can take on a new level of complexity. Our focus is always on protecting your rights and preserving both parent's relationship with their children.

During your free consultation, we will review the issues unique to your divorce and ensure you know all your options.

Attorney George C. Ruiz knows how to navigate the nuances of your military divorce successfully. We are skilled at representing both military members or their spouses.

We can guide you through common divorce issues and matters unique to military members, such as:

  • Fair splitting of a military pension
  • Compliance with state and federal laws
  • Difficulties with custody due to various deployments
  • Determining fair visitation rights, even if you live in different parts of the world
  • The potential to pause a divorce while deployed
  • Geographic restrictions on where either parent can move (outside of military duty)
  • Out of state and out of country visitation plans
  • Your specific benefits and rights under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA)

Technology And Military Deployment

Technology has made it easier to have meaningful time with your child from anywhere in the world. To preserve your visitation rights, the Texas courts can order electronic communication between you and your children while you are out of state or overseas. This could be via phone calls, emails, or video chat services like Skype and FaceTime.

Near Or Far, You Have Rights To Your Children

The law provides many benefits and civil rights for our active service members. Let our team help protect those rights and ensure you get the time with your family that you deserve. We provide prompt communication and an honest outlook on your case. We can advise the best strategy for your situation or recommend mediation to resolve your legal matters.

Call, text or email our San Antonio, Texas, office at 210-899-4853. We are pleased to offer a free initial consultation to discuss your case. Se Habla Español.