Military Law

Have military law questions? Ask a military lawyer.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Military Law Questions
My ex-husband has passed away in Aug and I am trying to find
My ex-husband has passed away in Aug and I am trying to find out if there is anything like social security that I could be entitled to. We were married for 11 yrs. … read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
47,491 satisfied customers
My dad was military retired. He was married to my mom for 13
my dad was military retired. He was married to my mom for 13 years after which they divorced. He remarried and then past away. He passed about 33 years ago. Would my mother as first wife be entitled t… read more
Ray
Ray
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
47,491 satisfied customers
I was married 24 years (13 active) and got divorced in 2012.
I was married 24 years (13 active) and got divorced in 2012. I currently receive an annuity from my ex husband. What would happen if I remarried? Thank you, ***** *****… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
5,454 satisfied customers
Similar question, is a widow eligible. Security and DIC and
Similar question, is a widow eligible for Soc. Security and DIC and Pension after age 60 (or some age) ... or do any of these 3 reduce the others. Thank you!… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
38,218 satisfied customers
Could you please tell me what type of lawyer I need
Could you please tell me what type of lawyer I need to talk with about a conflict between my military survivor's benefits and my wife's Texas teacher retirement system/benefits; there seems to be a co… read more
Lawrence D. Gorin
Lawrence D. Gorin
Attorney at Law
J.D. (Juris Doctor)
1,494 satisfied customers
As a divorced spouse of a disabled veteran (I have never remarried),
As a divorced spouse of a disabled veteran (I have never remarried), am I entitled to any benefits at all? What about his social security?… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
5,454 satisfied customers
I am the divorced ex-spouse of a Captain in the navy..He has
I am the divorced ex-spouse of a Captain in the navy..He has passed away I receive his social security and have not remarried..Do I qualify as ahis widow though he had remarried..… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
5,454 satisfied customers
Im a 20/20 ex military spouse. I have been divorced for 8
I'm a 20/20 ex military spouse. I have been divorced for 8 years. I was divorced in California. As per the divorce decree, I am receiving 1/2 of his retirement pay. If I remarry, can my ex spouse disc… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
38,218 satisfied customers
I divorced my retired military husband after 26 years. I am
I divorced my retired military husband after 26 years. I am currently receiving about 40% of his military pay. My question is, if he should die before I do, will I continue to receive my alotment unti… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
5,454 satisfied customers
My husband and I were divorced in Florida in 4/17/86, after
My husband and I were divorced in Florida in 4/17/86, after having married 4/18/1964, and he served continuously in the military from summer, 1963, until retirement following his 25 years of service. … read more
Lawrence D. Gorin
Lawrence D. Gorin
Attorney at Law
J.D. (Juris Doctor)
1,494 satisfied customers
I was married to a man in the US navy from 1968 to 1992 when
I was married to a man in the US navy from 1968 to 1992 when we got divorces. He retired from the Navy in 1974. He remarried around 1999 and she is currently receiving all of his spousal benefits. He … read more
Lawrence D. Gorin
Lawrence D. Gorin
Attorney at Law
J.D. (Juris Doctor)
1,494 satisfied customers
My husband and I have been married for 24 years. He is retired
My husband and I have been married for 24 years. He is retired Air Force and collects a monthly retirement income. His ex wife is still receiving a portion of this retirement. She remarried just about… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
5,454 satisfied customers
if a retired army man & wife divorce in PA & she was granted
if a retired army man & wife divorce in PA & she was granted 1/2 his retirement benefits until she remarried & she DID remarry & that husband died, is she entitled to have the retirement benefits rein… read more
Lawrence D. Gorin
Lawrence D. Gorin
Attorney at Law
J.D. (Juris Doctor)
1,494 satisfied customers
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
Anne
Anne
Attorney
Doctoral Degree
2,149 satisfied customers
My first husband was in the Marine Corp.from 1968-1970 He was
My first husband was in the Marine Corp.from 1968-1970 He was wounded in action. Honorable discharge, was receiving 10% disability from Military, 10 years after that he was killed by a man that shot h… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
38,218 satisfied customers
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
Lawrence D. Gorin
Attorney at Law
J.D. (Juris Doctor)
1,494 satisfied customers
I WAS MARRIED TO A MILITARY MAN FOR 16 YEARS BEFORE WE SEPERATED
I WAS MARRIED TO A MILITARY MAN FOR 16 YEARS BEFORE WE SEPERATED IN 2002. WE HAVE TWO CHILDREN. HE IS IN ARIZONA AND I HAVE BEEN IN FLORIDA. HE RETIRED IN THE MILITARY 2004. I NOW WANT A DIVORCE. WHAT… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
5,454 satisfied customers
IF a couple divorced in 1985, then in 1998 she filed for her
IF a couple divorced in 1985, then in 1998 she filed for her share of his Retired pay, did the Ten-Ten rule apply ? Also, were there any legal consequences if she remarried ? The first 4 years of this… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
38,218 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

P. Simmons

P. Simmons

Military Lawyer

38,218 satisfied customers

Retired Marine Corps lawyer and Veterans Services Officer (VSO) with 12+ yrs. of experience.

Allen M., Esq.

Allen M., Esq.

Lawyer

5,454 satisfied customers

Lawyer and current JAG officer.

Marsha411JD

Marsha411JD

Lawyer

1,926 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney and former Navy JAG serving ashore, afloat and at the OJAG

LawHelpNow

LawHelpNow

Attorney/Lawyer

223 satisfied customers

Relax. Let's work together. Practical solutions.

rcampione

rcampione

Military Lawyer

187 satisfied customers

Military lawyer - 5 years to the present

JAG Defense

JAG Defense

Military Lawyer

124 satisfied customers

CAPT, JAGC, USN (Retired); Former Military Judge; Specializing in Security Clearance Adjudications

Paul

Paul

Lawyer

48 satisfied customers

Oklahoma lawyer. Over 10 years in the military.

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x