Military Divorce: Support Obligations and Healthcare Coverage
Navigating Unique Rules for Alimony, Child Support, Health Insurance Coverage and Enforcement Methods
Recording of a 90-minute CLE webinar with Q&A
This CLE course will prepare family law attorneys to identify the key issues that arise concerning support obligations and healthcare coverage, including military support regulations, ways to obtain support in the absence of an order, and how to enforce the support once it has been ordered.
Rules governing the division of military pay
- Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act
- Dep't of Defense Financial Management Regulation
- Jurisdictional rules in 10 USC 1408(c)(4)
- Methods of determining spousal and child support obligations
- How to get support in the absence of an order
- Ways to enforce court-ordered support including garnishment
- Healthcare coverage and ways to divide uncovered healthcare expenses
The panel will review these and other key questions:
- What rules govern the determination of spousal and child support for military service members and where can they be found?
- What are the methods for obtaining support in the absence of a court order?
- What methods can be used to enforce court-ordered support?
- What are the rules for securing healthcare coverage for the spouse and children of service members, and for division between the parties of uncovered healthcare expenses?
Following the speaker presentations, you'll have an opportunity to get answers to your specific questions during the interactive Q&A.
Mark E. Sullivan
Sullivan & Tanner
Mr. Sullivan focuses on family law and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He has served as the... | Read More
Mr. Sullivan focuses on family law and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers. He has served as the Vice-Chair of the North Carolina Bar Association's Family Law Section and as the Chair of the Military Committee of the American Bar Association's Family Law Section. His book, "The Military Divorce Handbook," was published in its Second Edition in August 2011 by the American Bar Association.Close
Wm. John Camp
Westmoreland Patterson Moseley & Hinson
With a focus on family law, Mr. Camp counsels military and federal civil service clients in addressing their family law... | Read More
With a focus on family law, Mr. Camp counsels military and federal civil service clients in addressing their family law matters, particularly in the areas of federal benefits, pensions, child support, and complex custody and visitation matters. He is a frequent speaker on dividing military and federal retirement pensions.Close