What is a military spouse entitled to in a divorce? A spouse is entitled to one year of transitional medical benefits under the 20/20/15 rule, which requires at least twenty years of marriage, at least twenty years of military service, and at least fifteen years of overlap of the marriage and the military service.
How long does a divorce take in the military? Typically, there is a 90 day waiting period to obtain a divorce if one spouse, or both spouses, are active in the military. This waiting period applies even if you have been living apart for more than two years.
Is divorce free with the military? The general rule of spousal support is that it can’t be more than 60% of the military spouse’s pay. If the couple has been married for less than 10 years, generally the alimony will only be paid for the time that is equal to half the length of the marriage.
What happens when you divorce a military member? Installation housing — You will typically lose installation family housing within 30 days of the service member or other family members moving out due to a divorce. Moving costs — The military may pay the moving expenses of the non-military spouse returning home from an overseas duty station.