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Military Pension Division and the Frozen benefit rule: nuts and bolts

The new, required method of military pension division involves a hypothetical amount of retired pay, calculated as of the SM had retired on the date of the decree of divorce, dissolution, annulment or legal separation. Read More

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Legal residence is an important issue when it comes to filing for divorce, responding to a divorce lawsuit, or dividing a military pension. This domicile checklist will help the attorney determine where a party’s legal residence is likely to be. Read More

Filed In: Silent Partners

Defending against sbp in divorce

In many military divorce cases, the servicemember (SM) or retiree does not want the former spouse to have SBP coverage.  The reasons vary, depending on the facts, finances and circumstances of the case. In this Silent Partner we try to help John Doe—a SM or retiree—from providing coverage under the Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) for Mary Doe, his soon-to-be ex-wife. Read More

Filed In: Silent Partners

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