San Antonio Military Divorce Attorneys

Divorce is always a difficult thing. For military service members, divorce can present challenges that are unique to their situations.

Shelton & Valadez is committed to representing military officers and their spouses in divorce cases and family transitions. We understand the differences between civilian divorces and divorces involving service members.

Bexar County Lawyers For Military Retirement Division

At Shelton & Valadez, we help our military clients prepare for and get through the divorce process in the smoothest manner possible. We can help you understand and protect your rights with regard to:

  • The division of property, which can involve real property, business assets, personal property and more
  • Child custody and visitation, which can require skilled negotiation
  • Child support and spousal support (alimony), which may or may not be ordered in your case
  • The Servicemembers Civil Relief Act (SCRA), which can have an impact on some military divorce cases
  • Retirement benefits and medical benefits, which are extremely important to many service members and their families
  • Relocation, transfer, deployment and other geographic challenges that can play a role in some court orders
  • The "10-10 rule" and the "20-20 rule," which refer to years of service and years of marriage

Our firm has handled numerous military divorce cases. We welcome the opportunity to serve you.

Mediation As A Solution

Mediation provides a facilitated negotiation environment that is collaborative, efficacious, cost-effective and more confidential than litigation. It is ideal for businesses and individuals who like to fashion their own remedies to problems and maintain as much autonomy as possible.

Domestic relations lawyer Wade Shelton is a professional mediator and a charter member of the Texas Academy of Distinguished Neutrals. He also provides arbitration services, effectively serving as a private judge who can render decisions on critical matters outside of court.

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Searching for an experienced military divorce lawyer in San Antonio, Texas? Contact us to schedule an appointment with one of our attorneys.