Daily Archives: February 14, 2008

Military deployment and the right to be a parent

Military deployment often causes family conflict and serious conflicts with parental rights.  Traditionally, predominantly and almost exclusively fathers lose child custody on account of their deployment.  Nevertheless, it took the relatively rare case of a woman losing child custody to bring the problem into view. The Army Times 2006 12 25 Changing their tune Programs ease the plight of single leathernecks …Some who marry while in the Corps will have a long-lasting relationship. Unfortunately, for many married couples, the stress of military life can cause an irrevocable rift and lead to divorce. Divorce, needless to say, has both financial costs and emotional strains for all involved. Financial expenses such as … Continue reading

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