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Under the USFSPA is there a time limit in which a spouse can receive the portion of the service members retired pay or does it stop when one or the other dies?
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The statute on this is silent on the issue, so unless the divorce court specifies a specific time frame, the award is considered to be for the life of the awardee unless predeceased by the retiree.
No no, there is no statutory time limit built it. It is considered permanent unless the divorce court built in a time frame.
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