Family Law

Family Law News 2017, Issue 3, Volume 39, No. 3

Military Family Support -Questions and Discovery

Mark E. Sullivan

Mark Sullivan is a retired Army Reserve JAG colonel. He practices family law in Raleigh, North Carolina and is the author of THE MILITARY DIVORCE HANDBOOK (Am. Bar Assn., 2nd Ed. 2011) and many internet resources on military family law issues. A Fellow of the American Academy of Matrimonial Lawyers, Mr. Sullivan has been a board-certified specialist in family law since 1989. He works with attorneys and judges nationwide as a consultant and an expert witness on military divorce issues in drafting military pension division orders. He can be reached at 919832-8507 and at

When an attorney is meeting with a client for the first time and there are military family support issues, it is important to know what questions to ask. This article details some of the appropriate questions to ask and the necessary documents to request if the client is either the custodial parent or the support payee.

Questions to Ask the Client

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