LAMP Feature

Financial Support for Military Dependants - Service Regulations


Lawyers on either side of a domestic dispute over military pay or military dependent support payments would do well to master the applicable service regulations. Getting to the bottom of the regs, however, can be a daunting task. Here two military legal assistance experts have performed a service for all five services by compiling and analyzing the pertinent military pay and support regulations from the Army, Navy, Marine Corps, Air Force and Coast Guard. This survey piece, featuring web links to the regulations, will be an invaluable reference for lawyers practicing in the military family law area. The co-authors are Michael S. Archer, a retired Marine Judge advocate, currently serving as the Regional Legal Assistance Officer, Marine Corps Installations East, located at Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune, NC; and Tricia L. Birdsell, Captain, US Army. Read the full-text article.