If You Are on Active Duty, You Need a Family Care PlanThe Department of Defense (DOD) requires that all single-service members and dual-service couples have a Family Care Plan. The plan specifically outlines child custody arrangements in the service member’s absence. Our skilled military divorce attorneys can help you understand Family Care Plans and answer any questions you may have. It is important to remember that Family Care Plans do not take rights from the other party — they simply exercise the soldier’s rights while they are on active duty. This is why service members should obtain a custody order to fully protect their rights.
Kirk Stange authored a chapter in a book on military divorce through Aspatore Publishing called Strategies for Military Family Law: Leading Lawyers on Navigating Family Law in the Armed Forces. View portions of the chapter by clicking the link above.Stange Law Firm, PC handles military divorce cases on behalf of service members and their spouses at Scott Air Force Base in St. Clair County, Illinois, and Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri.We are honored to provide legal representation to the men and women who serve our country as well as to their children. If you are involved in a military divorce and need assistance with a Family Care Plan, we will do our best to protect your children, your rights, and your future.