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I got divorced in 2010, we were married years, my husband
I got divorced in 2010, we were married for 13 years, my husband was in the USAF the entire time. He just retired last year, I have not been able to get my portion of the retirement. My lawyer said th… read more
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Allen, My name is ***** ***** I got divorced in 2007 and
Allen, My name is ***** ***** I got divorced in 2007 and my ex want to file will be her portion of my retirement. time that we were married which was 18 years, but I was in the service 6 yrs prior to … read more
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Is the spouse still entitled to receive 50% of the service
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Dear Sir/Madam; I was married 27 years to a naval officer.
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