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Does military disability pension get added to federal disability

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retirement pension towards alimony? Can Federal/Postal...
Does military disability pension get added to federal disability retirement pension towards alimony?
Can Federal/Postal disability retirement pension be awarded as alimony in a divorce?
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Does military disability pension get added to federal disability retirement pension towards alimony?
ANSWER: The amount of disability pay can be "considered" by the court in determining a divorcing spouse's financial ability to pay spousal support (alimony).
YOUR QUESTION:
Can Federal/Postal disability retirement pension be awarded as alimony in a divorce?
ANSWER: No. But as explained earlier, the amount of disability pay can be "considered" by the court in determining a divorcing spouse's financial ability to pay spousal support (alimony).
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