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If the judgment provides a certain amount of pay-out to the former wife, then that is how she will be paid. While the regulations may provide some direction, the may be superseded by a specific court order, such as the divorce judgment.
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No way to FIGHT it even if DFAS requires Divorce Decree to be modified due to them wanting it in Formula Format? The retirement services told us they are "rejecting" divorce decrees due to their regulations.
DFAS would only be rejecting the document based on the formula used. However, the former wife's attorney should be able to amend the document to fit the requirements of both DFAS and the judgment.
And no, there is no compelling avenue to pursue to "fight" this matter. As it was from so long ago (about 7 years), your husband has no ability to appeal or seek any similar such relief at this time. Sorry.