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My wife and I divorced in 1986. We were married 24 years. My

My wife and I divorced in 1986. We were married 24 years. My wife receives part of my military retirement and all benefits. We had drawn up the divorce decree ourselves and listed 50% net of retirement. However, the Navy has NEVER adjusted her amount - it's been the same for 30 years. She is now asking for an adjustment to 50% of net - which will increase the pay to her by as much as $800. I'm at a loss - it will break me. I also have $660 of my $2700 as disability. Does that count in the 'net' part? Do I have any recourse?

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I have been married for 12 years to my high school

I have been married for 12 years to my high school sweetheart, SFC in the army, I have unfortunately recently found out that he has been living a secret life of being a homosexual our entire marriage. I am over the devestation and ready to file for divorce but should I find a lawyer that specialized in military divorce or just family law?

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Can a NCO in the army marry a junior enlisted who's not in

Can a NCO in the army marry a junior enlisted who's not in the same chain of command or not in the same unit

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Me and my husband are currently separated since late October

Me and my husband are currently separated since late October of 2014. I've gone through abused with him so have to call the police and since that day it happened we never live in a same house again. We have a 5 year old son together. We try to be civil since the court order was lifted and no contact order was over. I thought were fine, accepted everything that has happen and start moving on.. He was dating already and since I thought were fine after a year I decided to date as well.. He was dating his soldier then and i never said anything because I just want him to be happy and were totally over anyways. We both didn't file divorce yet then just for the reason in my part as lack of financial money to go through it.. Then now, me and boyfriend are getting serious. We've moved in together. He knows everything about us just as much as I know about his relationship. We told each other that it's about time to just really finally file our divorce. Now the case is, after he have file divorce, most stuff that was written in there was very unfair and asking to just for him to support $300 after divorce is over from sending $1000 monthly. My boyfriend is in the service as well. Since I tried to contest with it, he's just now sending 270 and told me if talk to his commander about it he'll get my boyfriend in trouble.. I'm sorry for the very long story. I just want to put as much information I could because I know my situation is very complicated. I just wanna know what I should do since he's blackmailing us.. Thank you in advance. Hope I can hear from You soon and Hope someone could help me out.

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I just got divorced from my 2nd wife (married 63 months). I

I just got divorced from my 2nd wife (married 63 months). I was married before her to another woman for 80 months. In both divorce decrees they both will get a portion of my retirement (50% DRP X # months of marriage / months of credible military service). My question is, do they get these monthly payments of my retirement from me (I pay it to them directly since our marriages were less than 10 years) for the rest of my life or do they get their portion of my pension for a specified period of time (i.e. for a certain amount of of years only)? Both divorce decrees don't specify this. I would think they would only be allowed the length of time of our marriages (80 month marriage and 63 month marriage respectively), not forever, as they were not married to me over 10 years and definitely not the entire length of my military service. In addition, they nearly did nothing to support my career, they even moved kicking and screaming and complaining the whole time. With respect to the answer, if they should not get monthly payments of my pension for the rest of my life, I would also like specific legal cites of the divorce statutes and regulations to reference the length of time that they would legally receive these payments out of my pension, if I am challenged. My first marriage was a California divorce, my 2nd was an Oregon divorce.

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I married a military man in 1989, wehave been separated 15

i married a military man in 1989, wehave been separated 15 yrs because of my health issues.i have not received any financial spport for those years of separation until 4 months back I started asking for help. I do have my military card for my medical, which I greatly appreciate and need. would like to file for a legal separation , and if possible to keep my military I D.Thank you , elizabet baxley

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My wife and I are pending a divorce> I am an E-8 stationed

Hello my wife and I are pending a divorce> I am an E-8 stationed in Korea currently and we have 2 children 1 mine 1 a step son. I am trying to establish what financial resources I must properly provide her. She currently resides in an off post House we rent paid for by the BAH.

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We are both retired military members. Husband retired 1996.

We are both retired military members. Husband retired 1996. Wife in 2005. Prior to marrying in 2000, we executed a prenuptial agreement stating that in event of divorce, neither would be entitled to the other's military pension acct. In 2001, he was hired into government civil service under the spousal preference program. He, solely, have made contributions as I paid all household operations costs. Is TSP account considered a marital asset or an extension of his military retirement/pension.

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My former spouse retired as a "reservist" June of 2015 (age

My former spouse retired as a "reservist" June of 2015 (age 60). We were divorced in 1995 and our divorce decree addresses my share of his retirement in a fraction equation as follows: number of years married over number of years of total service. Last year when I submitted paper work to DFAS and they require the following: number of points accrued during marriage over total number of points during career. Simply, the words "years" need to be replaced with the words "points". Former spouse refuses to do this. What are my options?

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