Nueces County, TX: Sailor seeks pro bono assistance with divorce and seeking full custody over child her spouse has never met

Tuesday, May 18, 2021

  • Location: Neuces County
  • Organization: ABA Military Pro Bono Project (Texas)
  • Contact:
    Rachael Derham
  • Case Number: 22922

A Navy servicemember seeks pro bono assistance with a divorce involving child custody. The sailor was deployed overseas and met and married her husband in the country where she was deployed. Shortly after the marriage, the couple‚Äôs relationship began to deteriorate, and the sailor became pregnant with their child. The sailor then received orders to return to the U.S. The spouse is a U.S. citizen, but remained overseas and has not ever met his child and does not financially support the child. The sailor seeks pro bono assistance to divorce her husband and seek full custody of her child.