The Ten-Year Rule in Military Divorce
How the Ten-Year Rule Works in Jacksonville, FL
The "ten-year rule" is one of the most commonly misunderstood
concepts when dealing with divorce law for military personnel. It is commonly
misperceived that in order to collect part of a spouse's military
pension, the parties must have been married for 10 years prior to their divorce.
The ten-year rule, however, simply dictates the method in which a divorced
spouse of a military serviceperson will receive his or her share of their
spouse's military pension. Under certain situations, the spouse will
either receive their share directly from the ex-spouse or from the military
by way of a deduction from pay.
Legal Assistance from Hutchinson Law
At Hutchinson Law, we have a solid, in-depth understanding of the rules
and regulations dealing with
military divorces in the state of Florida. Consulting with one of our Jacksonville divorce
attorneys about the unique differences between military divorce law and
civilian divorce law can greatly enhance your chances of receiving the
fairest treatment and outcome in your divorce proceedings.
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Contact our offices and schedule a consultation with one of our lawyers.
We have a great deal of success in handling our military divorce clients
and urge you to speak with an attorney before embarking on the confusing
and emotional process of filing for
divorce. It is crucially important to your future that the decisions you make
today are made with full knowledge of your legal rights and protections.
The decisions you make now can impact you and your financial security for
the rest of your life. Take the time to find out why we are one of the
family law attorney firms in Jacksonville, FL by calling us and meeting with us as
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