Uniformed Former Spouses’ Protection Act

Stateside Legal: Uniformed Services Former Spouse Protection Act

How can I enforce a Court Order regarding military retirement pay, child support or alimony owed by a service member? The Uniformed Services Former Spouses Protection Act is a federal law that authorizes state courts to distribute military retired pay to a spouse or former spouse of a service member as part of a divorce decree. Read More.


Department of Defense Finance and Accounting Service: Legal Overview of Former Spouses’ Protection Act

Department of Defense provides information about the protections in the Former Spouses’ Protection Act for entitlement to a portion of a former military member’s retirement pay including service, length of marriage,…Read More.


Department of Defense Finance and Accounting Service: Frequently Asked Questions about Former Spouses’ Protection Act

Department of Defense answers frequently asked questions about the Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act. Read More.


Department of Defense Technical Information Center: Application for Former Spouse Payments from Retired Pay

Former spouses use form DD293 to apply for payments under the Uniformed Services Former Spouses’ Protection Act. Read More.