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I have been divorced a year and my ex spouse transfers half
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Does a final decree/judgement for divorce (state of CA) have to specifically detail an SBP
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Dear Sir - I am in need of a clarifying order because my initial
Dear Sir - I am in need of a clarifying order because my initial QDRO does not provide clear information to the military payment center for me to receive a portion of my ex-spouse's military retiremen… read more
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Hello, I am a military spouse, currently a full time student
Hello, I am a military spouse, currently a full time student and have been married to my military spouse for 18 years. My question is I have had ovarian cancer six years ago, as well as other medical … read more
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I was divorced about 22 years ago, and my ex-spouse service
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Is the spouse still entitled to receive 50% of the service
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Hi my attorney failed to file form DD2293 as part of my divorce settlement 5 years ago...unfortnately, I just became aware of this information. I no longer will deal with this atty as obviously, he is… read more
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My husband and I have been married for 19 1/2 years and we
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I have been married for 14 years to a service member that just
I have been married for 14 years to a service member that just retired. I would like to know where it is written in military law that I am entitled to 1/2 his retirement. My ex refuses to allow me to … read more
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In reference to a spouse of 10yrs with one dependant, Whats
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I am retired. Divorced. Former spouse was awarded half of
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I have a divorce decree that was final on November 16, 2009.
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