Kentucky Military Divorce Laws

Divorce Cases Setting Precedent in Kentucky

Kentucky military divorce laws has held military retirement pay to be a divisible property asset in USFSPA proceedings.

  • 1986 Jones v. Jones, 680 S.W.2d 921 (Ky. 1984); (first case we found)
  • 1986 Poe v. Poe, 711 S.W.2d 849 (Ky. Ct. App. 1986): Used the USFSPA law to set the precedent for military retiree benefits to be considered marital property even if they don’t meet the definition of vested retirement.
  • 1994 Ky. Rev. Stat. Ann. ยง 403.190 (1994), expressly defines marital property to include retirement pay benefits

Note: The references on this page will be edited and links added as more Kentucky case information concerning military retiree pay becomes available.

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