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Thanks for your answer. I neglected to tell you that I had my lawyer in VA put in my divorce decree the following, "If legislation is passed giving the wife of as military person benefits, the parties… read more
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Hi..in CA is it true that the assumption is that a former spouse
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MY HUSBAND HAS 80% DISABILITY OF A VETRAN OF THE KOREAN WAR
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If my former spouse has remarried, am I required to forfeit
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If I was married to an active duty service member for more
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former spouse benefits, Army National Guard. If remarry before
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I am a former wife who was receiving half of my former husbands
I am a former wife who was receiving half of my former husbands retirement. He was ordered by the courts to put a survivor benefit on it at the time of the divorce. He did not and he died 3 months ago… read more
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I am divorced in aug. 2009, I was married 20 plus years while
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My x-husband and I were together from January 1978, married
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I am active duty military recently divorced, married for 24 years in military. Decree is filed with DFAS. If I died on active duty status now eligible to retire, will the ex-spouse still recieve death… read more
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