(Mid-America Pension Rights Project): Family Law: Military Divorce Retirement, Pension Rules Change

Via The National Law Review

By Jaliz Maldonado

In the year 2017, the National Defense Authorization Act underwent a revision concerning the way in which pension of military personnel is divided in the case of a divorce between the spouses. While previously, it was thought to be the decision of the State under the USFSPA enacted in 1982, now Congress has come up with a single, “one-size-fits-all” method that will be applicable to all military personnel.

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