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The Ten-Year Rule

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 most respected family law attorney firms in Jacksonville, FL by calling us and meeting with us as soon as possible.

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