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Can disability be given to a former spouse as alimony

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Can disability be given to a former spouse as alimony instead of 50% of retirement after 26 yrs. of marriage?
JA: Are there any minor children from the relationship? Who has legal custody?
Customer: No minor children
JA: Are you overseas or stateside?
Customer: We have been divorced 8 years, and now he decides to act silly since remarriage in June 2016
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: I live in the home and my name is ***** ***** not loan. He hasn't paid the mortgage since March 2016.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Military Law
Expert:  legalgems replied 10 months ago.

Hello! I will be reviewing your question and posting a response momentarily; if you have any follow up questions please respond here. Thanks!

Expert:  legalgems replied 10 months ago.

So one spouse wishes to give the former spouse their disability payment, in the form of spousal support, in exchange for the former spouse's one half interest in retirement benefits?