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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.

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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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