Why The USFSPA Is Unfair To Retired Veterans

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The Uniformed Services Former Spouses Protection Act was passed more than 30 years ago and has faced criticism by numerous veterans organizations ever since. The law routinely blindsides divorced servicemen and women who, after divorce, suddenly find huge portions of the retirement funds they’ve earned sent to their former spouse.

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Can Permanent Alimony Be Modified?

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Question: I am 62 years old and am paying permanent alimony. I am paying nearly $1,500 per month and don’t think I will ever be able to retire. Is there anything I can do to modify or terminate my alimony payments?

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Video: Cordell & Cordell News – January 30, 2015

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Cordell & Cordell, along with its sponsored sites Dads Divorce and Men’s Divorce, present a news video for the week of January 30, 2015. This week, Cordell & Cordell Principal Partner Joe Cordell contributed a new article in his column for Financial Advisor Magazine detailing two subjects where financial advisors can be helpful

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7 Questions To Ask Before Dividing Your Retirement

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By Jennifer M. Paine Cordell & Cordell Divorce Lawyer If you and your wife are like most divorcing couples, one or both of you obtained or contributed to a retirement account during your marriage. In all states, retirement accounts are marital property eligible to be divided between the spouses at

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