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My questions involve SBP and military divorce (former spouse coverage). 1) My divorce was finalized 27 Jan 1997 while I was still on active duty. 2) The Decree was sent to DFAS to establish the proper… read more
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I am in process of preparing a divorce decree from my husband. He retired from the active AF January 1, 2008 with 26 yrs service. We were married on October 9, 1990. My questions is I am in the 20/20/… read more
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I was married to an Air Force officer for 14 years. Am I entitled
I was married to an Air Force officer for 14 years. Am I entitled to any of his retirement?… read more
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My father is retired after serving 30 years in the military,
My father is retired after serving 30 years in the military, retiring as Colonel in the Army. They divorced after my father serving 20 years (Lt. Col). My question is: After my fathers death does my m… read more
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I was divorced almost two years ago this February. I was compelled
I was divorced almost two years ago this February. I was compelled in the final divorce decree by the civilian judge to give my exwife permanent spousal support until my retirement at which time she w… read more
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I was married to a Captain in the Navy who retired back on
I was married to a Captain in the Navy who retired back on June 10th, 2010 with 30 plus years. We were divorced Oct 12, 2006 in the state of CT where in the divorce I was granted half his pension upon… read more
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MY DIVORCE WAS JUST FINALIZED THIS PAST SEPTEMBER AFTER 18
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If I was married to an active duty service member for more
If I was married to an active duty service member for more than 10 years and he decided to divorce, am I entitled to any type of compensation from his retirement?… read more
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I was married in 1970 to a Army Sgt in 1971 he retired and
I was married in 1970 to a Army Sgt in 1971 he retired and we took out the Military Survivor Benefit Plan we made 291 payments before we got a divorce in 1997. We had 4 children. My x did not elect fo… read more
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Hello I do not accept your answer because I have learned
Hello I do not accept your answer because I have learned that it is incorrect, and you did not give a legal answer worthy of paying $30. You did not give me any other alternative which I found that I … read more
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I need military survivor benefit language for an oregon divorce
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I have a divorce decree that was final on November 16, 2009.
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My ex husband died about two mouths a go.in the divorce agreement
My ex husband died about two mouths a go.in the divorce agreement he agree to carrrie SBP wish he did but I found out that he didn't change it from married to divorce.which I was never notfiy am I sti… read more
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I was married to my ex-husband for over 20 years. During that
I was married to my ex-husband for over 20 years. During that entire time, he was in the Military. He has not retired as of yet. Since the divorce was not amicable (therefore he won't tell me when he … read more
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My ex is retired, i am not sure if he is still on terminal
My ex is retired, i am not sure if he is still on terminal leave or completely done. I am supposed to get a portion of his military retirement and SBP. How do I know it is being processed and he has e… read more
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I have been married since 1966 my husband spent 36 yrs in the
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I am active duty military recently divorced, married for 24
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Did I need to apply for this pension after our divorce (2004)
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