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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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Allen M., Esq.

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My Army husband soon to make Major in July and I just

My Army husband soon to make Major in July and I just separated. I would like to know what am I entitled to when we proceed with the divorce. He has been serving for 23 years,we were together for 3 years then married in 2003. We have no children together. Both our kids are adults. I have a difficult time understanding the procedures. Medical wise I use ventilator when I sleep and have asthma which requires me to use an inhaler and nebulizer. Will I loose my Tricare Prime when the divorce is finalized? I am now considered a senior. There is a 16 years difference in age. My husband being the younger.JA: OK. The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: No. I fear it would hurt me financially.JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: He agreed to pay me 2400 till our separation of 1 year is over. He said that his deployment of 9 months last year plus his ILE classes of 3 month this year might be considered 1 year separation. We are being very civil about this divorce. I just want to make sure I am getting what I need out of this divorce. He agreed that I should stay in the house we bought till the separation is over in order for me to save. He will pay the utilities and the rest of the car payment which he bought for me. Next year it would be payed off. We are planning to sell our house in TX and NC after all this is over.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Military Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

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My spouse is retired. He served 25 years of service. Last

My spouse is retired. He served 25 years of service. Last year August he moved out of our home. I started dialysis in September .My husband does not give me any support. He refuses to meet with me to discuss divorce. Im unable to work due to ESRD . I don't have money to pay a lawyer. I need help.

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Allen M., Esq.

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My name is ***** *****, I was married him years while

Hi my name is ***** *****, I was married him for 8 years while he was in active duty.We have been married for 16 years now if I divorce what percent do I get from his retirement?We live in Texas and I just want to know if the military divorce rules the same all the States in America?JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?Customer: can you give an example what kind of detailsJA: OK got it. Last thing — Military Lawyers generally expect a deposit of about $18 to help with your type of question (you only pay if satisfied). Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.

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Allen M., Esq.

JAG officer and former adjunct prof.

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My spouse retired of 25yrs from army a e-8 master sergeant

My spouse retired of 25yrs from army a e-8 master sergeant and his ex-wife divorce him and they have been divorce for 27yrs and she has been remarried for 12yrs and she had her lawyer to put in the divorce decree to never stop is their a law pass and nc are stating that it can be stop don't have to pay alimony forever.

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I just thought of another important question regarding my

I just thought of another important question regarding my husband's military retirement. I understand in the event that we divorce, I'm entitled to half of his accrued military retirement for the years we were married. How exactly does getting my shareof the retirement work? Is it something automatic or does it need to be detailed in the divorce in order for me to receive the benefits? And when would I be eligible to receive any benefits? When he retires and starts drawing benefits, or not until I'm ofretirement age to receive retirement benefits? I know these things work a bit differently due to it being military law, or at least that's what I've understood, that there are some differences with military divorces versus civil divorces. I was actually toldby an ex-spouse of the military that receiving retirement benefits is not required to be in the divorce papers and that all I'd need to do is apply for benefits once my husband retires. Something about that just doesn't sound quite right, but I really do notknow for sure how the whole military retirement works if you're divorced. Thank you!!

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what does my divorce decree need to say in order to

what does my divorce decree need to say in order for me to get my ex husband military pension we were married 11 years all active duty years . I am told that my decree has to be specific.

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I received a military divorce 4 years ago. I settled out of

I received a military divorce 4 years ago. I settled out of court but made alot of stupid decisions. I agreed to only 32% of spouses' retirement-we were in the 20-20-20- status. I also agreed to let him pay some of the house settlement over a period of a year. I have found that living off my social security-621.00-is not enough to live on. I believe he has already discontinued my SBP, not sure. We agreed that he would pay this, after origanally telling him that I would take it over, because I couldn't afford it ! I have asked him for additional help, but he says he can't afford it. After the divorce, he purchased a new car, a Wyndham membership, and a hugh RV. I believe he lied about all the assets he had, can't prove it. He was CW4 officer. What do advise me to do about all of this. He gives me $1067.00 a month.

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I was married to my ex husband for 17 years and I got half

I was married to my ex husband for 17 years and I got half the retirement in the divorce was entitled to me. He now got the Combat Related Special Compensation and he no longer gets a retirement but gets the CRSC, is there anything I can do?

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Lawrence D. Gorin

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