The life of a soldier is different in a great many ways from the lives of individuals in other professions. Thus, it comes as little surprise that unique concerns and issues can arise when it comes to things like divorce and child custody in military families here in Louisiana. This is one of the reasons why many family law matters involving military families are subject to a different set of rules than equivalent matters involving civilian families.
One of the goals law changes regarding military family law sometimes have is to protect soldiers. This is one of the goals behind a recent new law in another state, New Mexico.