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Allen I've got a great question: My decree awarded my expire 50% of my military retirement at 13.6yrs of service and approx. 11 yrs of marriage. She applied for my retirement immediately after I retir… read more
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I divorced in 2009 and retired in 2014. My marriage totaled 223 months out of 334 months of service. My former spouse was awarded 50% of the marital portion of my military retirement (roughly 33.3%). … read more
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Does a final decree/judgement for divorce (state of CA) have to specifically detail an SBP
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Sir:My question concerns SBP. My husband, retired gave the
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P. Simmons
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I am retired Air Force my ex-spouse is obtaining a QUADRO to
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I have a divorce decree that was final on November 16, 2009.
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a few days ago i asked some questions that required some research .
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