All assets acquired by either spouse during a marriage are considered jointly owned unless the asset was acquired by gift, inheritance, or personal injury settlement or award. However, there are special rules regarding the division of military retirement pay and military medical benefits.
What does the 10/10 rule mean in a military divorce?
The 10/10 rule states that a couple must be married for at least ten years, during which the service member performed at least ten years of military service for the non-servicemember spouse to be eligible to receive a portion of the military retirement pay in a divorce. Additional requirements must be met for the 10/10 rule to be followed.
What does the 20/20 rule mean in a military divorce?
The 20/20 rule states that if a couple was married for 20 years and the service member served at least 20 years, the non-military spouse is entitled to Tricare medical treatment, health insurance, and other benefits.
How much does a military divorce cost in San Antonio?
A military divorce is $3,000 to $5,000 in San Antonio. But, some circumstances may cost more – up to $30,000 for a contested divorce.
Can a spouse take your military retirement in a divorce?
A military spouse is entitled to a portion of military retirement if the couple was married for at least ten years – during which the servicemember performed at least ten years of military service.