Will the military pay for a divorce?
The USFSPA allows state courts to grant up to half of a service member's retirement pension to his ex-wife during divorce proceedings but that is simply the most that the finance center will take out of the retiree's pay.
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.
Is there such a thing as a free divorce?
You can only get a free divorce if the court agrees to waive your divorce filing fee. Contact your local county courthouse clerk and ask about pro se litigant divorce requirements. You can only get a fee waiver if you and your spouse are financially unable to pay the filing fee for financial hardship reasons.