Q: Can military retirement benefits be taken away after serving twenty plus years and receiving an honorable discharge
A: I am sorry to hear that your benefits were terminated. I do not practice in thus type of law but my alma mater, The John Marshall Law School, has a Veteran's Legal Support Center, where you may be able to get free advice on veteran's benefits issues. Contact:
Joseph R. Butler
Co-Executive Director, Veterans Legal Support Center & Clinic
The John Marshall Law School
315 South Plymouth Court
Chicago, Illinois 60604
Phone: 312.427.2737 ext. 360
BA, Eastern Illinois University
JD, The John Marshall Law School
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A: A very imprecise question.
Where you retired, and got a DD214 with an HD. If so, the only way that normally you lose retirement is if you are recalled to active duty for the purpose of prosecution at court-martial for conduct which happened while you were on active duty.
Can a divorce court award a portion of military retirement to a spouse-- yes.
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