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I have a question about what I am entitled to as an active duty spouse of 24 years of marriage during his military life. My husband is currently in active duty (total active duty time is about 8 years) but he has been as a reservist for 13 years. I am not quite sure when he is retiring. Do I still get half of his pension even though I get divorced before his retirement? Or it is necessary for me to stay in marriage until his retirement from military to receive half of his pension? … read more
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I am the dependent (spouse) of SPC Christopher Isaac- E4, of the Army National Guard (Rese
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My 12-year old divorce decree and incorporated property settlement
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my husband is an active duty service member who recently returned
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In my divorce decree it states that me and my exhusband(active duty army - deployed) have joint custody of our 2 sons in which physical custody was awarded to me, but he still has to maintain medical … read more
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My husband's ex-wife enlisted in the Army (Active Duty - she's currently an E5 stationed in Afghanistan) a number of years ago just after she married a man who wasn't legally divorced from his first w… read more
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Shortly after being activated by the Air Force, i had a manufactured home repossesed. i had sent them copies of my orders to lower my interest rate, they never did. when i got to far behind on my paym… read more
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My husband abandoned me, quit his job and took what he wanted from our home while I was on vacation... I live on Oahu, he now lives in Maine. He is a military guard member. Do I have any specific righ… read more
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