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P. Simmons, Military Lawyer
Category: Military Law
Satisfied Customers: 14291
Experience:  Retired Marine Corps lawyer and Veterans Services Officer (VSO) with 12+ yrs. of experience.
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Do you have experience in retirement and sbp election?

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do you have experience in retirement and sbp election?
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Military Law
Expert:  P. Simmons replied 6 months ago.

Hi, My name is***** am an attorney with over 16 years experience. Hopefully I can help you with your legal question.

Expert:  P. Simmons replied 6 months ago.

I do...can you tell me the specific question(s)?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I am trying to get a portion of my ex wifes retirement but she is insisting i only give her 15%. I am giving her 37.2 percent from my retirement under Poe vs Poe. I need to know what percentage I can get because its seems to me unfair and not equitable. Additionally, she has filed a contemtp charge for SBP because I did not elect her because she did not file a deemed election within one year of our divorce. Proof is I recieved a letter from DFAS telling her she was ineligible because she did not file within one year. Your thoughts
Expert:  P. Simmons replied 6 months ago.

Did the divorce court order you pay SBP?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
it was in our agreement, but even if I elected her she would not be eligible ?
Expert:  P. Simmons replied 6 months ago.

I see you were interested in a phone call...I suspect this will be MUCH easier to hash through on the phone. I will send the offer...it is $5 additional (in addition to the amount you had agreed to pay)...if you accept I can provide my #

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
I accepted but it keeps telling me my CC is not updated even after i updated it?
Expert:  P. Simmons replied 6 months ago.

Customer service at 1(###) ###-####Can address this. Let me known when it is squared away. Thanks!

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
k. stand by
Expert:  P. Simmons replied 6 months ago.

No worries...I am available for next several hours (am on west coast)

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