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I need clarification of a paragraph in my final divorce

I need clarification of a paragraph in my final divorce decree 1995. i tried to get it worded correctly but can't tell if it hurts or helps me. I can email the whole contract (3 Pages) last page only signatures. here is is:11. The court shall reserve jurisdiction over the issue of themilitary retirement to adjust the tentative percentage set forth aboveso that the respondent bears none of the cost of SBP for the petitioner and to fix the actual amount of divisible retirement income based on any disability that the respondent might receive upon or after his actual retirement. She elected the Gillmore option and receives 696.94 and has been since 1994. I have just been appoved for CRSC and I am a 100% combat disabled vet served 1972-1997. Can she still collect. I am collecting CRSC, VA benefits, and social security and she is well to do. She moved out of the house while I was fighting Desert Storm.

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Do you think I can get out? how can I get out? don't care

do you think I can get out? how can I get out? don't care what kind of discharge I just want out. I found out my wife is on drugs and we have a 2 year old and i wanna be home to fix what's going on...also my gram has cancer and have a lot going on back home. how can I get out?JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: stateside I'm in ait fort leeJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: not yet, was planning on meeting with chaplain to see what he thoughtJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: what steps do I need to tske to get out and if he thinks it's possible

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Mychilds mother was just arrested on desertion charges,

mychilds mother was just arrested on desertion chargesJA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: stateside what will happen to her?JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: not in my chain of commanfJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: how long will they have her on hold?JA: I'm trying to find the right Military Lawyer for you right now. As soon as they are ready, I will let you know.Customer: thank you

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I was recently arrested on a desertion warrant from February

I was recently arrested on a desertion warrant from February 2016 and I was released with a ticket to my original unit. When I left I was pending med board (medical discharge) for a 2 tears in my hip.JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: state side . I was wondering if It's possible to go to PCF Instead of my old unit. If not how long should my wife expect me to be gone at my old unit if I just settle of the OTH to get home fasterJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No I have notJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: My flight to return to my duty station is on tuesdays morning. I am urgently trying to get to PCF instead of the duty station because I don't believe I'd be treated fairly there

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On my husband's 1099R, does the gross distribution include

On my husband's 1099R, does the gross distribution include the money his ex wife receives? We were told she will get a separate 1099R.JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: StatesideJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No, he is retired now and the courts kept trying to handle this during his Iraqi deployments.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Yes, my husband was told that his ex wife was entitled to some retirement even though they were married 9 years and she deserted him.

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DD214 Misconduct - Commission of a serious offense Character

DD214 Misconduct - Commission of a serious offense Character of Service Under Other than Honorable Conditions. Reason for processing.. Recommendation for Separation by reason of misconduct due to a serious offense and convenience of the Government due to a personality disorder. Summary of Military offenses Date of NJP 25 Aug 88 Type NJP Offense Violation of UCMJ, Article 85 Desertion with intent to remain away permanently Date of offense 22 Jul 88 Punishment awarded 45 days restriction and extra duties forfeiture of 1/2 months PPM for 2 months and reduction to pay grade E-2 All Punishments are suspended. does that mean I was still charged with Desertion?JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: I am in CO, this was in Pt. Loma CA San DiegoJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: no its been over 25 years agoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I served a total of 2 years 6 months, and in part it was due to a suicide attempt which is why the personality disorder classification. I want to take advantage of VA Home Loan benefits, and I don't feel the desertion classification was fair because they told me at the time I was free to leave and then they said I deserted at the time...

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If someone is picked up for desertion what is possible

If someone is picked up for desertion what is possible punishmentJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: New JerseyJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: Friend had a warrant for arrest for deletion because she did not show up at designated base. She turned herself in and is now in jail waiting to be picked up and taken to quanti. What happens next can she be reinstated

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My estranged husband claims to have been a NavySEAL, veteran

Hi! My estranged husband claims to have been a NavySEAL, veteran of the 1st Gulf War (Desert Storm ). I have his DD-214, but blocks 23-29, I'm having difficulty understanding. I understand "conviction by general court martial", but is there a way of finding out specifics?JA: Are you overseas or stateside?Customer: States. N.Y.JA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No. I don't know the protocols. ..JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I don't think so, just trying to find the specifics behind his discharge

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My step son joined the army against my wishes

My step son joined the army against my wishes anyway...unfortunately mom signed for him. Because the recruiter went to his school when he was only a junior at 17... and now he is finding out that nothing the recruiter has told him is true, the career choice he was promised out of an 8 year stay consist of 12 weeks training as a mechanic....he is miserable and wants out.....is this possible or is it really prisonJA: Because education law varies from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: OhioJA: Have you talked to anyone in the chain of command about this?Customer: No I just started seriously looking into it for him, cause I thought he should stick it out for a bitJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I guess just want to know if there are any legal possibilities

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