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Obtaining financial support for children from VA benefits

This link provides information from the federal Office of Child Support Enforcement on how to secure child support based on VA benefits.All or any part of the veteran's pension, compensation, or emergency officers' retirement pay may be apportioned to meet a child support obligation, under certain circumstances.  more...

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Setting Child Support

This is a list of "frequently asked questions" about the process of setting child support when one parent is in the military. It  is made available by the LAMP Committee of the North Carolina Bar Association. more...

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State by State - How to Change a Child Support Order

Guide to Changing a Child Support Order provides information to help parents understand the child support review and modification process. more...

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Uniformed Services Former Spouses 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.  It also provides a way to enforce state court orders related to distributions of military retirement pay, child sup more...

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Uniformed Services Former Spouses' Protection Act Q&A

The Uniformed Services Former Spouses' Protection Act recognizes the right of state courts to distribute military retired pay to a spouse or former spouse and provides a method of enforcing these orders through the Department of Defense.  This website provides information about the Act and how to enforce orders.    more...

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