Military Law

Have military law questions? Ask a military lawyer.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Military Law Questions
It was agreed that I would pay $139 a month towards my
It was agreed that I would pay $139 a month towards my survivor benefit plan was my ex military spouse but I have come to learn that I am not the beneficiary. can he change thr current wife if she sig… read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
2,161 satisfied customers
My ex husband before he retired signed papers to provided
My ex husband before he retired signed papers to provided with SBP. We divorced in 1996 and in 1997 he stopped the SBP when he re-married. Now he is divorced from her. He stop this in 1997.My divorce … read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
41,693 satisfied customers
Military retired pay dispursment law. I'm a retired Disabled
I'm a retired Disabled Marine, I found out after the fact my case was mishandled by my lawyer. In North Carolina … read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
41,693 satisfied customers
I married my husb. in 1959 when he was a 2nd Lt. on active
I married my husb. in 1959 when he was a 2nd Lt. on active duty for two years. We divorced in 1975. He remained in Army Reserves and remarried. I remarried in 1980 and divorced in 1996. He attained ra… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
41,693 satisfied customers
I have a question regarding division of retired pay and if
I have a question regarding division of retired pay and if there is a need to get a clarifying order … read more
Marsha411JD
Marsha411JD
Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
2,161 satisfied customers
Recently, I had to file a law suit against my attorney, for
Recently, I had to file a law suit against my attorney, for failure to inform me about the deemed election on the SBP, failure to put it on the divorce, failure to make sure the divorce papers were si… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
5,639 satisfied customers
I am currently married and my husband just retired USAF two
I am currently married and my husband just retired USAF two years ago. His ex wife was awarded SBP and did not file within the year required with DFAS. My husband has now listed me (Spouse) as the Sur… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
41,693 satisfied customers
My 12-year old divorce decree and incorporated property settlement
My 12-year old divorce decree and incorporated property settlement stipulates that my share of my ex-husband's military retirement is determined by the formula "number of years married while service m… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
41,693 satisfied customers
Hi, I am wondering about being eligible for possible benefits
Hi, I am wondering about being eligible for possible benefits from my ex husband Military retirement. I was married to my ex husband for 13 years while he served active duty in the Air Force. Upon our… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
5,639 satisfied customers
My wife, under a divorce settlement (filed in Georgia) from
My wife, under a divorce settlement (filed in Georgia) from her previous husband, receives $150 per month in alimony, as well as a percentage of his military retirement. the payment is not a garnishme… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
41,693 satisfied customers
An agreed order was sent to me for my approval, but I have
An agreed order was sent to me for my approval, but I have a question concerning the wording. This Martial Pension Division Order (MPDO) shall be submitted to DFAS to secure Respondent, Karen XXXXX XX… read more
Allen M., Esq.
Allen M., Esq.
Lawyer
Juris Doctor, Cum Laude
5,639 satisfied customers
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
Lawrence D. Gorin
Lawrence D. Gorin
Attorney at Law
J.D. (Juris Doctor)
1,494 satisfied customers
I was married to a Coast Guard Master Chief for 35 years, we
I was married to a Coast Guard Master Chief for 35 years, we divorced 3 years ago. He has never notified the pay center of the divorce so they think we are still married I just had to renew my ID card… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
41,693 satisfied customers
My ex-husband and I have been divorced for 11 years (1999)
My ex-husband and I have been divorced for 11 years (1999) and he retired from the military in 1985. I understand that if my ex-husband NOW gets 100% disability from the military that my 50% retiremen… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
41,693 satisfied customers
to obtain my part of retirement pay on divorce what law does
to obtain my part of retirement pay on divorce what law does lawyer have to draw up or what does divorce decree have to read!!! lawyers her are not familar with military retirement during divorce i wa… read more
Lawrence D. Gorin
Lawrence D. Gorin
Attorney at Law
J.D. (Juris Doctor)
1,494 satisfied customers
a few days ago i asked some questions that required some research .
a few days ago i asked some questions that required "some research". still have not heard back. i am a ret army col and recently divorced (8 aug 08). question: 1. do i have to continue to pay sbp to m… read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
41,693 satisfied customers
I am currently active duty, eligible to retire May 2010 (20
I am currently active duty, eligible to retire May 2010 (20 years in the USAF). I was married 3 June 1989 and filed for divorce with the Arizona Courts, 19 April 1999. According to a past attorney it … read more
PhilCave
PhilCave
Attorney
Post-Doctoral Degree
1,069 satisfied customers
In our divorce proceeding, my husband testified that he wanted
In our divorce proceeding, my husband testified that he wanted me to have half his military retirement. In the judges order he didn't mention the retirement, but I asked him if he was awarding me the … read more
P. Simmons
P. Simmons
Military Lawyer
Doctoral Degree
41,693 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

41,693 satisfied customers

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

Allen M., Esq.

Allen M., Esq.

Lawyer

5,639 satisfied customers

JAG experience

Marsha411JD

Marsha411JD

Lawyer

2,161 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