The phenomenon of later in life divorce, often dubbed gray divorce, continues its ascent. As the population ages, it will become even more common.
It can be confusing to know how to assure custody and support if your child is born and you and your partner are no longer together. Either you are no longer married or were never married in the first place.
As an active service member, you face unique challenges. You move to different locations on a regular basis, and are deployed from these temporary homes to serve abroad. This is enough to make traditional family life tricky, but it becomes especially complicated when you and your spouse are considering divorce. Do you have to face divorce proceedings while deployed?