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My wife and I divorced in 1986. We were married 24 years. My
My wife and I divorced in 1986. We were married 24 years. My wife receives part of my military retirement and all benefits. We had drawn up the divorce decree ourselves and listed 50% net of retiremen… read more
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My husband recently turned 60 and started receiving his military
My husband recently turned 60 and started receiving his military retirement ( based on his 20 years of naval reserve service) In his divorce back in August 1989 it states 40% of his pension is alimony… read more
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Hi Im a navy retired and on my divorce paperwork says that
Hi I'm a navy retired and on my divorce paperwork says that I have to pay 25% of my retiment to my ex wife coz we were married for 11 years and I'm paying her the 25% since 2006 it was when i retired … read more
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What is the purpose of a Constituted Pension Order The divorce
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Hi, my question regards whether my X-wife is entitled to a
Hi, my question regards XXXXX XXXXX X-wife is entitled to a share of my military retirement even though she has remarried to a active duty Air Force officer. The divorce decree states "It is further o… read more
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i am retired navy military. i was divorced from my ex spouse
i am retired navy military. i was divorced from my ex spouse years back. in the divorce decree I agreed to pay her 440.00 per month from retirment each month. since then she has remarried 2 years back… read more
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My ex-wife & I were recently divorced, we got married in 1980
My ex-wife & I were recently divorced, we got married in 1980 and got divorced in 2005, I was in the Navy and retired in 1996, I was in from 1973-1980 (prior to our getting married) and then I was in … read more
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Hello, I am married to an Air Force retiree who pays half of
Hello, I am married to an Air Force retiree who pays half of his military retirement along with an extra $250 totaling $500 a month which he has labeled "alimony" to his ex-wife. His civilian divorce … 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 spent 20years in the Navy and retired. I was married for
I spent 20years in the Navy and retired. I was married for 19 1/2 years of my service. Currently my ex-spouse gets 48% of my retirement. She is remarrying another service member next month. Does she s… read more
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i got divorced in california. i had 4 years of service before
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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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How does one deduct USFSPA payments made to a former spouse
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In my divorce decree my ex spouse of 8 years was awarded twenty
In my divorce decree my ex spouse of 8 years was awarded twenty percent of my disposable retirement pay. What does disposable meand and also I have 10 percent disability that was in effect at the time… read more
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I am active duty in the navy. I am a E-6 who has 8yrs 7mos
I am active duty in the navy. I am a E-6 who has 8yrs 7mos of service. I am getting divorced after 4 years 7 months of marriage. I have NO kids from this marriage. She is asking for alimony and 12.9% … read more
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Two Questions Question #1 Is my ex-wife eligible for
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Five years ago my ex-wife and I divorced after a 13-year marriage.
Five years ago my ex-wife and I divorced after a 13-year marriage. I was serving active duty Navy the entire marriage. We have no children. Our divorce agreement awarded her %50 of my disposable retir… read more
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My mother is divorced from my father who is retired from the
My mother is divorced from my father who is retired from the Navy and still living. My mother is receiving a Navy pension as a result. If she remarries, will she lose that benefit?… read more
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