im a married u. s. Army Soldier currently living in oklahoma and my wife lives in georgia. if i divorced her would i be able to get joint custody of my daughter considering that i am military personnel and live in a different state?
State/Country relating to question: Georgia
you could certainly get joint "legal" custody where you would have input in all legal matters.
but living out of state you would more than likely be awarded visitation which would consist of say special holidays, summer vacations and that sort of thing. this is based on the fact that it is impossible to do a shared custody arrangement where a child splits a few days with each parent.
with joint custody would i still be able to get my basic housing allowance from the military?
as i stated, joint "legal" and joint "physical" are two different things. i do not know how the military will view a visitation situation as opposed to joint physical custody. i will need to have your question moved to military and an expert there can assist you with that information.
i can only explain what you requested here pertaining to you getting joint or shared physical custody
okay. my wife agreed to let me have joint legal custody if possible. what are my chances on actually getting joint legal custody?
excellent - especially if your wife is not going to dispute it. you can have joint legal wherein you two will consult each other in important matters involving your child. neither of you would be able to make a unilateral decision without agreeing on the issue -
additionally, you could be granted the visitation rights that i explained.
well i am satisfied with your answers. can you transfer me to military after i accept answer?
yes, i can do that - or you can repost that portion of your question - dealing with how the housing money will be appropriated if you only have joint Legal custody with visitation in the military law section. whichever you prefer. let me know.
transfer me please
alright. thank you and good luck. please be patient as sometimes moving a question takes a bit.
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