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Spousel Benifits or Questions from Deceased X spouse . I was

Spousel Benifits or Questions from Deceased X spouse . I was a Ward of the State of Kansas ( Private Group Home) At age 16 yrs old, I ran away with Greg who was at that time 18 yrs old. We Married 9-30-1980. He later joined the Military. I was the moving Military spouse for 19 yrs 2 months. We had 2 children. We seperated off and on for the about 4 years. He had a Vasectomy. I got pregnant during this separation Not His Child). We divorced 10 months prior to his Military retirement. We remained "Close Friends" The following year we began discussing getting remarried, and planning our future. He died in a plain crash before we could make that happen. ( Within 3 months) I remained unmarried for over 5 years. And probably in " morning " for atleast 8 or 9 years. I remarried the Childs Father. Now that she has turned 18. I need out of this abusive relationship . I'm 54 years old. I have not worked since his passing. I was self employed and ran several successful businesses for over 10 years before his passing, but, closed them all as qwickly as possible after. ( I simply could not function) nor would I admit it to those I worked with. I fear not being able to support myself so I remain in this bad situation. If I divorce this jerk, am I entitled to any of Gregs Military benifits?JA: OK. The Military Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: NoJA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Military Lawyer can help you best. Is there anything else important you think the Military Lawyer should know?Customer: At age 18, I got my GED. During our 19 year Military Adventures we were usually stationed 4 years at each location. I usually worked unskilled labor positions and unemployed for long periods each time we moved. I took care of our two children and made sure they had as many advantages I could find. Swimming lessions, Guitar, Scouts, baseball, I flooded them with activities Greg took college classes part time for over 10 years. ( most paid by Military benifits. We had decided I would go to school after he got his commission or in a better financial position. He eventually received his Bachelor of Science degree. I didn't. He went on to work for Cisco ( Government Contact) So he went to work at the same base he had retired. USAF Fairbanks Alaska. I was on his life insurance policy. But that money is long gone.JA: OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box. OK. To minimize me, please click the down arrow at the top right corner of this box. 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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I was married 24 years (13 active) and got divorced in 2012.

I was married 24 years (13 active) and got divorced in 2012. I currently receive an annuity from my ex husband. What would happen if I remarried? Thank you, ***** *****

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How can I report someone who is fraudulently receiving death

How can I report someone who is fraudulently receiving death benefits for a soldier? Her husband was a soldier and he died several years ago. She remarried another soldier 3 years ago and kept her old married name so they wouldnt stop her widow benefits for herself and her 2 kids. She also takes advantage of extra benefits and free trips provided for gold star families but leaves her husband at home and tells her kids not to talk about him so they can still do fun things for free.

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I recently received Social Security disability benefits. Prior

I recently received Social Security disability benefits. Prior to that, I had VA coverage and after a means test, was subject to co pays within the past year. The VA is now threatening to take 15% of my social security benefits to satisfy the debt. Will the Department of Treasury, Bureau of the Fiscal Service take money from my Social Security Disability payment under 31 U.S.C. 3716? Thank you

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I was married to my husband in 1976. I was a young English

I was married to my husband in 1976. I was a young English girl and met him when he was stationed in Greece with his 12 year old son. He married me and we left for the States. He voluntarily went to Korea (did not discuss with me), and left me with his 12 year old son and OUR baby. He went for a year. I was living alone in a foreign country. I took both children back to England and lived with my parents to help. My Husband was in Korea on purpose. He came back, we went to Germany and had another son. He wanted a divorce when ready to leave Germany and told me to go back to England and take the kids (except his son), who had already returned to the States to his biological Mother.Anyway, long story. He left me to get on with it. He divorced me in 1985 and I was completely unaware of my rights. He made sure it was less than the 10 years (9years),. and I was completely unaware of social security benefits.After raising both his sons which he had no interest in totally alone (I came back alone with my 2 boys to the States) with $1000 and sleeping bags so I could give them the chance of America and have the option to see their #16;Army Father, but he never bothered.Now I am older, wiser and a bit more time on my hands from raising my boys in a foreign country. I have found out while I was doing all the mothering, caring, loving, doctoring of my children while he played the life on a single man and then re-married again. I got nothing.I have no rights to his social security because I was screwed … he divorced me just prior to the 10 years. I did not get what I was suppose to get from our divorce, allowances as they increased in the army (that were suppose to go towards the child support etc).I believe, whole heartedly that he treated me and his 2 boys (now in their 30's) who will certainly be more than willing to testify, that we should received justice. Can we sue for the army monies we never got. Are the children entitled to anything should he have passed now.Please help. This is killing me as I hardly have any retirement of pension coming to me … it would have been easier to have gone to war than what HE put me through.Thank you. Please advice.

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My 80 year old mother, who now suffers from Alzheimers, and

My 80 year old mother, who now suffers from Alzheimer's, and has no assets (currently receives only Medicare and Medicaid) needs to be placed into an assisted living facility as she can no longer leave on her own.She was married to my father for over 20 years, and he severed in the military in I believe both WWII and the Korean War.They divorced many years ago. My father remarried but my mother didn't.Is my mother eligible to receive VA benefits, and if so, what is available to her.She needs assistance urgently.

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For Gorin please..........USFPA Married an active duty member

For Gorin please..........USFPAMarried an active duty member in 1991. He went through a MED board in 2010 during divorce and was returned to duty. Divorced active duty member in 2010. Was awarded 45% of disposable retired pay. He retired in 2012 as a result of another MED board proceeding. He has 70% disability rating from the VA and this causes his retirement to be diminished by $1051 per month (over and above the other DFAS authorized deductions). DFAS is only awarding me 45% of the amount after the authorized deductions, not 45% after CRDP has been added back in. It is my understanding that CRDP is considered part of disposable retired pay. Have an indemnification clause in my decree. Am I correct that CRDP is part of disposable retired pay and how do I get the full award enforced?

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I was married from May 5 1962 until Sept. 1977 to at the time

I was married from May 5 1962 until Sept. 1977 to at the time of marriage my husband was regular military he stayed in military as a Reserve Officer for a minimum of 20 years and then was a civil employee of the government. Would I have any right to any benefits

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I am retired military, married, age 75. If I die before my

I am retired military, married, age 75. If I die before my wife will she receive my Social Security benefit as well as her own and the 55 percent of my gross military retirement pay?

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