Clarksville Military Divorce Attorneys

You Fight for Our Freedom. Let Us Fight for Your Rights.

At the Aldred Law Firm, we have 45+ years’ combined experience fighting for military families in the courtroom. We provide experienced, aggressive representation, and our attorneys have great success with cases involving military benefits, retirement, custody and relocation with a child for both military members and spouses.

Unlike other law firms, the Aldred Law Firm is admitted to practice military divorce law in both the states of Kentucky and Tennessee—sometimes both states for the same client. Call us for a free appointment.

Military Retirement Pay

Hiring the best divorce lawyer is critical if military benefits and retirement are involved—even if the divorce is uncontested. We have extensive experience litigating the division of military retirement pay for both sides.

  • If you are in the military, you must consider protecting your military retirement pay.
  • On the other hand, if you are a military spouse, you may be entitled to a portion of the service member's military retirement, BAQ, and BAH—as well as continuing military health care benefits. If the spouse hires us, we virtually always get a 50% division of military retirement pay.

Child Custody

Military child custody law is unique. We are familiar with military requirements and regulations on BAH, spousal support, child support, housing requirements, custody, etc. Custody issues often arise when a divorced military parent has a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) and moves out of the area or even overseas. We handle all types of military custody disputes and military child support issues including military relocation.


Alimony, or spousal support, is different for military spouses for several reasons. Generally, a military spouse is required by AR 608-99 to provide Basic Allowance for Housing (BAH) as support to their dependents, but not always. There are exceptions in which a service member will not be required to give up BAH if the lawyer plays the facts right. We have also been successful in obtaining support in excess of BAH by using our experience.

Representation During Deployment

We have experience and success representing deployed service members with divorce and custody issues. If you are deployed or are going through a Permanent Change of Station (PCS) and the proper venue for your case is Tennessee of Kentucky, we can help you. Many service members have questions about how the Service Members Civil Relief Act (SCRA) can protect them. We can answer those questions for you. Call us today.

45+ Years of Combined Legal Experience

Attorney William L. Aldred began his military divorce experience in the Legal Assistance Office at Fort Campbell, KY as a young Army Captain over 30 years ago. As a JAG Military Divorce Lawyer, Mr. Aldred was Chief of the JAG Legal Assistance office supervising 4 or 5 military divorce attorneys. They advised both the husband's side and the wife's side, being careful to avoid any conflict of interest. This is why former clients call us the best military divorce lawyers around. The Aldred Law Firm frequently advises other law firms on the technical aspects of protecting and dividing military retirement pay. Yes, there are some tricks—and some pitfalls! To benefit from our firm’s vast experience, we encourage you to contact us today. We are here to help you.

Hire us before your spouse does. Get your military divorce questions answered with a free consultation!

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