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I am a former spouse. I am currently receiving my portion of
I am a former spouse. I am currently receiving my portion of my spouse's retirement and am the former spouse beneficiary of SBP. I'm 50 and about to remarry. How can I reinstate my SBP benefits if my … read more
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I divorced in 2009 and retired in 2014. My marriage totaled
I divorced in 2009 and retired in 2014. My marriage totaled 223 months out of 334 months of service. My former spouse was awarded 50% of the marital portion of my military retirement (roughly 33.3%). … read more
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Allen M., Esq.
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Dear Mr. Gorin, RE: Sara XXXXX XXXXX First I would like to
Dear Mr. Gorin, RE: Sara XXXXX XXXXX First I would like to thank you for your pervious advise. I am the 62 year old woman who is divorced from an Navy CPO. I have send you section of my divorce decree… read more
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My husband has SB for his ex-wife. Althought I certainly believe
My husband has SB for his ex-wife. Althought I certainly believe she is entitled to her part, I'm concerned about my own security if he passes away. He does not think I am eligible to receive SB becau… read more
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P. Simmons
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Married 6-14-69......Divorced 2-1-80 Husband active military
Married 6-14-69......Divorced 2-1-80 Husband active military for 7 yrs 4 months of the 10 yrs 7 ms. married. He did not retire active duty....retired recently from Reserves.........My divorce decree s… read more
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P. Simmons
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I am losing my survivor benefits because I remarried 6 months
I am losing my survivor benefits because I remarried 6 months before age 55. If I had know about not doing that, I would have waited. I also was not notified by anyone in the military or my former spo… read more
Lawrence D. Gorin
Lawrence D. Gorin
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I was married in 1970 to a Army Sgt in 1971 he retired and
I was married in 1970 to a Army Sgt in 1971 he retired and we took out the Military Survivor Benefit Plan we made 291 payments before we got a divorce in 1997. We had 4 children. My x did not elect fo… read more
Lawrence D. Gorin
Lawrence D. Gorin
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former spouse benefits, Army National Guard. If remarry before
former spouse benefits, Army National Guard. If remarry before age 55, as former spouse, does spouse lose my eligibility for benefits, if I have a divorce decree (10 years ago) that says former husban… read more
Lawrence D. Gorin
Lawrence D. Gorin
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My husbands ex-wife is entitled to elect SBP coverage per
My husband's ex-wife is entitled to elect SBP coverage per their MSA. Per the MSA she is required to pay for it (off the top of her portion of his reitirement). If she elects to take it and chooses sp… read more
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I servered in the Air National Guard for 27 years and retired
I servered in the Air National Guard for 27 years and retired in 1999. I entered the military in March, 1972 and was married from July 15, 1972 until January 4. 1989. My former spouse remarried a year… read more
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a ex wife remarries a service man, he dieds so she is getting
a ex wife remarries a service man, he dieds so she is getting a death pension from him, not the ex husband dieds can she get both death pensions at the same time?… read more
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I am thinking about marrying a 20 year retire Air force person.
I am thinking about marrying a 20 year retire Air force person. If I marry this man is there generally death benefits for a second wife.… read more
Lawrence D. Gorin
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I am retired from the navy my first wife is getting 29% she
I am retired from the navy my first wife is getting 29% she is using two differnt names Johnson is on my statement from DFAS her married name is XXXXX XXXXX re married in california, curently living i… read more
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Lawrence D. Gorin
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can a widow whose husband died on active duty and she remarried
can a widow whose husband died on active duty and she remarried a civilian have her benefits restored after her current husband dies? If so what is the reference for restoring them?… read more
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P. Simmons
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My first wife and I were divorced 22 yrs ago. The SBp was assigned
My first wife and I were divorced 22 yrs ago. The SBp was assigned to the first wife as part of a sepreation contact however my first wife married again to another air force officer, however divorced … read more
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Lawrence D. Gorin
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I retired from the NYNG in Feb. 2000. My wife at the time left
I retired from the NYNG in Feb. 2000. My wife at the time left me soon after, and was awarded half my retirement pay. After 27 years of marriage, she took off with another man. She re-married prior to… read more
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Lawrence D. Gorin
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My ex husband was working with the DoDDS overseas, I need help
My ex husband was working with the DoDDS overseas, I need help concerning survivorship. Thanks… read more
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I have a friend whose husband retired from the Navy. He ...
I have a friend whose husband retired from the Navy. He died several years after retirement. She has been receiving a pension from the Navy. If she remarries will she lose that pension?… read more
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