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Does the Soldiers and Sailors Civil Relief Act (SSCRA) protect me from Divorce Litigation?

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Yes and No.  The Soldiers and Sailors Civil Relief Act does not preclude the Court from entering Orders for the benefit of children provided that the Order entered is temporary and does not prejudice the service member.  While there is no specific exemption of support and custody cases under the SSCRA Pennsylvania Courts typically hear them, however, actions for divorce and equitable distribution can be stayed pursuant to the SSCRA