Military Divorce

New Jersey Military Divorce Lawyer

Experienced Counsel for Active Duty
Military Personnel and Their Spouses

When you or your spouse are active duty military and you are considering or are involved in a divorce, there can be unique challenges because of your active duty status. If there are minor children involved, there can be difficulties establishing custody and visitation. If your spouse is on active duty at a remote location, you may find it difficult to properly provide notice. You want an attorney who knows and understands the military divorce process. I can help.

At the Law Offices of Daniel K. Newman, I offer more than 30 years of experience to men and women in Voorhees, Cherry Hill, the greater Philadelphia area and across Camden County. Because of my decades in practice, I have a comprehensive knowledge of the laws and procedures, including the intricacies of military divorce.

I provide a free initial consultation to every client. To schedule a confidential meeting, contact me online or call my office at (856) 309-9007.

My Military Divorce Practice

I provide full-service legal counsel to active duty service members or their spouses, helping you resolve all types of disputes, including:

  • Child custody and visitation challenges — I will help you put together custody and parenting time arrangements that are in the best interests of your children, while protecting your rights as a parent. I will help you identify arrangements that work when one spouse is an active duty member of the armed forces.
  • Distribution of property and pension — I have considerable knowledge of the rules governing the division of military pensions, and have the ability to read and interpret a leave and earnings statement.
  • Jurisdiction and service — I understand the rules governing where you can file for divorce, as well as how to effectively provide notice to your spouse.

I work with individuals from all branches of the United States armed forces, including the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard.


If you need guidance through the unique aspects of a military divorce, I can help. To schedule a free initial consultation, contact me online or call my office at (856) 309-9007.

My law office is conveniently located in the Greens of Laurel Oak office park.