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Order to change military pension election was error (access required)

Where the parties agreed that appellant could not reduce appellee’s share of his military pension by electing to receive disability pay instead of retired pay, appellant’s later election to receive disability pay and Combat-Related Special Compensation, which reduced appellee’s share, cannot be undone with a Virginia Circuit Court’s order. Federal law preempts state law with respect ...