There are all sorts of different special circumstances that go along with military service. Sometimes, these special circumstances can raise special concerns when a military member is involved in a family law matter. This is one of the reasons why there are special rules and laws in place regarding military family law issues.
One of the special circumstances related to military service is deployment. A military deployment can sometimes have the potential to throw off the normal timetable of a family law matter. For example, an upcoming deployment may make it so a given family law issue needs to be dealt with particularly quickly.