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Children can and do bounce back from divorce
Check out this article that provides a brief overview of the scientific literature on the effect that divorce has on children. While many people presume that divorce is always bad for children, studies have painted a more nuanced picture. Children certainly suffer negative effects in the immediate aftermath of a divorce, but they tend to bounce back in the long-term. Furthermore, children have a better chance of thriving depending on their particular child custody arrangement.
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Marine’s conviction tossed due to interference
Take a look at this article about how a former Marine who had been convicted for his part in an infamous video recently had his conviction tossed out by a military appeals court. The veteran had been convicted for a video showing him urinating on Taliban corpses, which caused international condemnation. However, when an investigation recommended not filing charges, a top Marine Corps officer demanded that the implicated soldiers be “crushed.”
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Tips for sustaining a military marriage
Learn how military marriages in New Jersey can better withstand the rigors of military life. Find out the importance of planning for bad times, getting the most out of moving around, getting out of the house and checking in emotionally as well as verbally to better navigate the nuances of being married to a civilian or someone in the military.
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The problem of drunk driving in Virginia
Residents in Virginia who are concerned about the problems associated with drunk driving should click on this link now. This article will give you a detailed look into just how serious this issue really is. Get fatality statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration showing how many deaths are attributed to drunk driving statewide and in Fairfax County.
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An overview of military sexual assault cases
Read more to learn about sexual assault in the military, and the effect allegations of this type of misconduct may have on service members. When military personnel are alleged to have committed sex acts against others using threats, fear, fraud or bodily harm, it may be considered sexual assault and subject them to a general court-martial. While service members who are found guilty of this offense may not receive the same penalties as civilians tried in a criminal trial, they may be subject to a range of consequences with potentially lasting implications.
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How New Jersey military drug policy works
Read this article to learn about how the drug policy for military staff in New Jersey differs from and intersects with state laws. The military has its own ways of defining and determining things like if someone is under the influence, and whether reasonable belief of such a state of mind can be established. However, there are also ways in which state law affects the military’s approach in such matters, such as a governor’s executive order. Find out more about the specifics in these scenarios.
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Sexual misconduct may lead to court martial
A spate of recent prosecutions makes it clear that the U.S. military is serious in ending sexual misconduct among the officer corp. A Navy Captain is facing possible discharge and an Army General was court martialed for sexual misconduct.
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Military divorce with children in New Jersey: what you need to know about jurisdiction.
This article is beneficial to anyone going through a military divorce in New Jersey. If children are present in the marriage, jurisdiction issues can be complex. This article explores these issues.
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Cadet's confidential informant status may decide appeals case
This article discusses a recent hearing involving whether a cadet's conviction for wrongful sexual conduct should be overturned because of the prosecution withholding key information.
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Civilian courts can divide military retirement pay as if it were a 401(k)

Retirement pensions or investments are usually one of the largest assets for a married couple. As such, it is often the focus for division in divorce.
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