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I am having several problems dividing the military
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Using the Woodward formula, how do I determine my length of
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Im a navy reservist. Been in 7 yrs. Been married since 1997
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i got divorced in california. i had 4 years of service before
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I'm military retired with pension and CRDP, I was married to my wife all 21 years of military servise. If I get devorced will she get 50% of the pension and CRDP regardless of her income now ? We live… read more
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