The Division of Military Retirement Benefits

The division of military retirement benefits in a divorce can be an especially complex process. When military divorce and property division laws are part of the equation, it is important to seek representation from an attorney who understands what is at stake.

The Fairfax County attorneys of Glassman & Michael, PLLC, serve clients in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C., in military divorce and family law matters. If you have questions about dividing military retirement benefits during your divorce, please contact us online to learn how we can help.

We proudly represent members of the United States Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps, Army, National Guard and Coast Guard as well as members of the Public Health Service and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Corps.

Military Pension Division

Significant factors are considered to determine how military pensions and other retirement benefits will be divided in a divorce. Both state laws and laws established by the Uniformed Services Former Spouses Protection Act (USFSPA) apply in these cases.

Even if you are years away from retirement, it is necessary to determine how benefits will be divided during divorce proceedings. Our firm has specific experience in military divorce to help us determine how to proceed.

An Attorney with a Military Background

Stephen C. Glassman is a retired Navy Captain who served as an active duty and reserve member of the Navy Judge Advocate General's Corps. He is a former courts-martial judge and expert witness in the field of military divorce and military law. He is uniquely prepared to address concerns that arise during military retirement benefit valuation and division.

Contact Us for Help Dividing Military Pensions, 401(k) Plans and Other Assets

For help with any military divorce issue regarding the division of pension plans, contact our offices at 703-291-0492 or 301-825-9629.