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My daughter is getting a divorce from her retired military
My daughter is getting a divorce from her retired military spouse. She has been married to him over 20 years but only 15 years for military benefits. The question is what amount of his retired pay wil… read more
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My exs attorney failed to mention anything about my military
My ex's attorney failed to mention anything about my military pension in the QDRO, however he did mention it in the decree. When I applied for my military pension, DFAS only wanted to see the QDRO. Ov… read more
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My divorce decree states that my ex spouse receives an unspecified
My divorce decree states that my ex spouse receives an unspecified amount or percentage of my military retirement benefits. How do I determine how much to give the the ex-spouse?… read more
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I am retired navy and aBout 1-2 months aways from a final divorce,
I am retired navy and aBout 1-2 months aways from a final divorce, we married for my entire career can i continue the survivors benefit for her even though we will be divorced, next I am 60 PER CENT d… read more
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I was married to my ex husband for 7 1/2 years. He was in
I was married to my ex husband for 7 1/2 years. He was in the Army full time for almost 5 of those 7 1/2 years. Since our divorce he has been active duty Army National Guard the majority of which as a… read more
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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
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10 years after my divorce degree is final my former spouse
10 years after my divorce degree is final my former spouse has retained a ‘military pension consultant'. That consultant points out my attorneys incorrectly used an active duty formula award expressed… read more
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If a spouse of a retired military person is requesting divorce,
If a spouse of a retired military person is requesting divorce, are they entitled to a portion of the retirement income? If that person should remarry later, would they lose that income?… read more
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Hi I retired in 2000 with 20 years in the AF. I was married
Hi I retired in 2000 with 20 years in the AF. I was married in 1991 and date of separation is 2003. How much of my military retirement should the court award… read more
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I now have been married for 13 years to a marine. We separated
I now have been married for 13 years to a marine. We separated once for 1 year then got back together. The first separation I went on base for our separation papers. Now its been 5 years and we have f… read more
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I retired from the Air Force in 1994. In 1995 my wife and
I retired from the Air Force in 1994. In 1995 my wife and I were divorced. She has been receiving half of my pension as income. She remarried a few years ago. Is she still entitled to the pension?… read more
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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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i got divorced in california. i had 4 years of service before
i got divorced in california. i had 4 years of service before i got married and 9years and 8 months while married. i completed my 20 years 6 months ago. the court said my ex wife gets 50% if my retire… read more
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I live in Arizona and am in the early stages of getting a divorce
I live in Arizona and am in the early stages of getting a divorce to a military member. We have been married 5 years. He has been in the military 19 years. My questions are: am I eligible to petition … read more
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I retired three years ago after 28 years. I divorced and my
I retired three years ago after 28 years. I divorced and my first wife received 15% of my retirement. I have remarried since and the second marriage was for 14 years. We are separated in the state of … read more
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Two Questions Question #1 Is my ex-wife eligible for
Two Questions: Question #1: Is my ex-wife eligible for any portion of my military retirement if we were married less than 10 years? I am the ex-military member. I divorced my ex-wife at the 8 year/2 m… read more
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My husbands ex-wife gets a portion of this retirement, they
My husbands ex-wife gets a portion of this retirement, they never specified an amount, just an equation at their divorce. How do they figure out an amount, does she have to file with court to obtain t… read more
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I am retired military, married 19 years. My spouse never collected
I am retired military, married 19 years. My spouse never collected child support during that time for my stepson. During a divorce she may be awarded 50% of my retirement pay. Can I recoup some of tha… read more
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