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Supreme Court To Address Military Benefits In Family Law Cases

“The Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act is a 1982 federal law that authorizes state courts to divide up military retirement pay in a divorce. Specifically, the law allows state courts to treat “disposable retired pay” as either the service member’s property or the property of both the service member and the member’s spouse, depending on state law.”

The full article can be found here:  http://www.scotusblog.com/2017/03/argument-preview-justices-consider-family-law-military-benefits/