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California Affords Custody Protections to Military Parents

Each year, thousands of men and women in the military are deployed to serve the country. These deployments can be hard enough without the added stresses of custody and divorce battles. Unfortunately, these are realities many of our servicemen and servicewomen face. Special Federal and California state laws provide legal protections for military parents and provide safeguards to protect their parental rights while serving. Military members with shared custody of a child who have received notice of deployment or mobilization should contact an experienced Los Angeles divorce lawyer to discuss their rights as military parents. Federal and California State Protections Federal law institutes a mandatory stay on legal action involving active duty military servicemen and servicewomen for the first 90 … Continued