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Military Divorces, Resulting Credit Problems Can Lead to Security Clearance Issues

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When members of the military decide that it’s time to pursue a divorce, they face many of the same emotional difficulties that anyone else would, although there are certain legal standards and other norms within a military divorce that are somewhat different than when civilians seek to dissolve a marriage.  Unfortunately, both military and civilian divorce cases can lead to serious problems with the credit ratings of those involved, and that can be particularly harmful to soldiers.

According to a recent survey of attorneys who handle military divorce cases, one of the biggest problems that’s arising with divorce cases that are initiated in this troubled economy is the resulting bad credit from these cases.  Spouses may not make sure that their names are removed from debts that were incurred jointly only to discover that these debts have gone into collections.  By then, much of the damage to a member of the military’s credit score and history has been done.

This is a particularly troubling issue for those soldiers and other members of the military who require security clearance to do their jobs properly.  Credit problems can lead to issues when obtaining security clearance, and it can be difficult to work around these problems for many people.  In the meantime, security clearance can be held up and a person’s ability to do the job assigned can be hampered immensely.

San Diego Military Divorce Lawyers

When members of the military realize that it’s time to bring about an end to their marriages, they need to make sure that all of the details are properly handled so that they can move on with their lives without the fear of some unforeseen issue derailing their careers.  That’s why anyone in this position needs to obtain the help of experienced professionals who understand not only what it means to serve, but how to handle these complicated cases.

If this situation sounds familiar, you need to seek the help of San Diego military divorce lawyers who have been helping soldiers work through these situations successfully for many years.  Contact the Men’s Legal Center today to schedule an initial consultation.