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Military pensions and divorce: Separate fact from fiction

When you've separated from your spouse and are seeking a divorce, it's also important to separate fact from fiction where your military pension is concerned -- otherwise, you may end up making a serious mistake.

Divorce during deployment: A military spouse's guide

Divorce can be hard enough without getting divorced when your spouse is deployed overseas -- but that's often a grim reality faced by spouses left stateside when their soldier spouse decides to end the marriage from a distance.

4 reminders about survivor benefit plans and military divorces

Survivor benefit plan (SBP) coverage is one area of military divorces that can be particularly confusing -- but it's incredibly important to make sure that you understand what needs to be done to enforce the SBP coverage. Otherwise, the SBP award may lapse, and it cannot be reinstated.

Adultery and the military: What has to be proven to prosecute

Is adultery still illegal under military law? It depends a lot on the situation. Technically, Article 134 of the Uniform Code of Military Justice makes adultery a criminal act -- but only when all the elements are met to prove the case. That can be a lot harder to achieve than some spurned spouses may like to hear.

Military divorce, children and the family care plan

Are you and your spouse military parents in the midst of getting a divorce in Ohio? If you said yes, then you have likely been concerned about your kids. Military divorces are typically more complicated than civilian divorces, and child custody matters especially complex. One of the biggest concerns divorcing military parents experience is what will happen to their kids if both parents are deployed at the same time.

How military disposable retired pay is divided upon divorce

Ask any military couple as to whether they ever find their marriage placed under considerable strain owing to the many demands of our nation's armed forces, and there's a very good chance you'll receive a resounding yes from both spouses.   

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