Dealing with Military Divorce (2CME Family or 2CME Gen) – Recorded
This presentation is eligible for 2 CME Family or 2CME General hours. This presentation offers information concerning differences that military families face when they decide to divorce, by comparison with civilian families and how mediators or other legal professionals may address these issues. Members of the military and their families are entitled to numerous benefits and entitlements. This presentation addresses benefits for military families, military family support obligations prior to a court order, federal recommendations for calculating retirement pay division between the service members and their former spouses and suggested language for collecting retirement pay by former spouses from Defense Finance and Accounting Services (DFAS). Mediators’ prohibition on influencing self-determination and the role of legal advisors versus mediators.