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Civilian spouses might have protections in a military divorce

When a member of the military is married to a civilian, that civilian is given some special privileges. These include access to medical care, as well as the ability to shop at the commissary or exchange. If the civilian and the military member divorce, the civilian might be eligible to receive certain benefits.

Medical expenses are often in addition to child support

Child support is mean to cover financial support for a child when that child lives primarily with another parent. Child support can even be required if a child lives half the time with one parent and half the time with another, depending on the financial situation of the parents and what the court orders say. But child support does not necessarily cover medical expenses.

What is a postnuptial agreement and why is it important?

Many people see prenuptial agreements as almost the holy grail of marriage contracts. That isn't necessarily the case. There are some cases in which postnuptial agreements can actually be more helpful than prenuptial agreements. If you are considering a postnuptial agreement, you should understand some basic points about these agreements.

Teresa Sievers' mother seeks custody of granddaughters

Teresa Sievers, a doctor, was killed by two men in what police are now saying was a planned killing. They blame her husband, saying he hired the men to do the job. The couple had two young daughters, who have now been living with their grandmother in the wake of the tragic events.

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