Does A Divorced Military Spouse Get Benefits? UPDATED!


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Divorce is never a fun topic and getting divorced in the military can seem scary. We are here today to give you the facts. Whether your spouse is still in the military or a retired veteran... what are your rights as the military (ex)spouse?
Do you get to keep your military ID if you are separated?
What about BAH?
Are you allowed to get divorced if your spouse is deployed?
Are you entitled to their pension?
We have the answers for you...and you may be surprised at the truth.
***Listeners, we have added a section to this episode called the 20/20/15 Rule at the 11:30 timestamp shown in our chapters as well as updated information on if you are eligible to receive a portion of your former spouse's pension under the chapter Uniformed Services Former Spouse Protection Act at timestamp 18:36!***
Check out this awesome blog!
Is a Divorced Spouse Entitled to VA Disability Benefits?
Military Once Source articles mentioned in today's episode:
Non-medical family counseling
7 counseling options for service members and their families
Love everyday app
Taking care of yourself during times of stress and grief
Rebuild after a breakup
Dealing with divorce in the military
Additional Materials
Military Benefits for Former Spouses: Legislation and Policy Issues Updated May 20, 2021
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