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Oklahoma House panel kills bill that would prevent nonmilitary ex-spouses from getting retention pay

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A House committee killed a measure Monday that would have prevented extra earnings for military veterans with at least 20 years of service from being declared marital assets in divorce proceedings.


Military retirement for the 21st century

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A few months ago we posted a blog entry about a letter [PDF] we wrote opposing a bill in the Oklahoma state legislature that would limit the ability of former spouses to receive an award of military retirement pay in a divorce settlement. The blog entry received a number of comments - several disagreeing with our position. More...

Military pensions and divorce: How a bill pending in Oklahoma could affect military pensions everywhere

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Earlier this month, the Pension Rights Center, along with the National Women's Law Center, sent a letter to the Oklahoma state legislature urging it to defeat a bill that could dramatically alter the way the state's divorce courts treat military pensions.  More...

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