What are the military benefits for former spouses?

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Divorce is a complicated matter, without adding in other factors. However, if your spouse is or was in the Military, it might bring along other situations that must be taken into account. The Uniformed Services Former Spouse Protection Act According to Military one source, it is dictated by the act that: The Uniformed Services Former […]

Are You Walking the Road of a Military Divorce?

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Considering Walking the Road of a Military Divorce? When you enter into the military community by marrying a service member, your life changes. You get the opportunity to spend a lot of time serving with and for others and your heart can get wrapped up in being a military spouse. In many ways, the military […]

5 Ways A Military Divorce Differs from A Civilian Divorce

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According to data provided by the Pentagon to Military.com, about 21,290 of 689,060 married troops divorced over the course of fiscal 2017. Divorce is never a pleasant process to go through. It is usually painful, messy, and complicated. However, if you are an active duty American military personnel or if you are currently married to […]

Military Retirement and Divorce


The rules regarding the division of military retirement during a divorce are an intersection of federal and domestic state law that can be complex and sometimes downright confusing. The amount of retirement to be divided upon divorce is dependent upon the number of years a spouse has served, the number of years the parties were […]