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TAKE CARE OF MILITARY RETIREMENT ISSUES IN JUDGMENT FOR DISSOLUTION IN FAMILY LAW CASE / MILITARY DIVORCE

Located in a military town such as Oceanside California, we see many military divorces. In some of those dissolutions, the issue of a service member's military retirement and the division of a service member's retirement is an issue in the divorce.

Over the years, there have been a lot of confusion and questions from many service members and their spouses from both Camp Pendleton and San Diego who have inquired as to what will happen with the division of a military retirement.

It is important to understand that if the appropriate information is not included in the parties' judgment of dissolution of marriage they might have difficulty obtaining the cooperation of DFAS in dividing the military retirement, or having the court approve a Qualified Domestic Relations Order (QDRO) that may be required to divide the retirement plan. It is also important to consider the issue of whether the dependent spouse rates direct payment of the retirement, and if not, how the family court in Vista will rule on this issue.

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Palmer Rodak & Associates
Certified Family Law Specialists State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization

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Del Mar, CA 92014

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