Legal Question in Military Law in Nevada

Sgli left to servicemembers spouse 100%. Servicemember had 2 children from 1st marriage. Current spouse not giving children any of the life insurance. Can they take current spouse to court for a portion of their deceased parents life insurance?

Asked on 9/14/12, 4:26 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Marshal Willick Willick Law Group

Almost certainly not. To date, all challenges to SGLI designations, which are considered the sole right of the servicemember to make, have been unsuccessful, following the Ridgway case. For details, see the extensive article, "Divorcing the Military," on the Military Retirement Benefits page of our firm website.

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Answered on 9/15/12, 2:14 pm


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