How is retirement calculated in a divorce?
One of the methods used to calculate your former spouse’s community property interest is the “time rule formula.” Your pension benefit. Divide the service credit from date of marriage until date of separation by your total service credit. Multiply by your pension benefit.
Does my ex wife get half my military retirement?
In order for the military to provide direct retirement payments to an ex-spouse, the couple must have been married 10 years overlapping with 10 years of service. The maximum amount of pension income an ex-spouse can receive is 50% of the military retirement pay.
Is jewelry a marital asset?
As long as you received your engagement ring prior to the date of marriage, it is earned and belongs to you as your separate pre-marital property the day you get married.
Who gets the jewelry in a divorce?
In general, property acquired by gift will be the separate property of the person receiving the gift. Therefore, any jewelry gifted to one spouse from the other will be the separate property of the receiving spouse.