One of the most valuable benefits for armed forces veterans is the retirement pay, and it could be the most important marital asset. It's vital that divorcing military couples take into account the nature of the benefits and the way courts approach them. It's not the same in every state.
If a prenuptial agreement is on the to-do list before the wedding, think very carefully and read closely before signing. Once signed, pre-nups are very hard to break legally. Those cautions come from experts who specialize in unwinding those binding contracts when things don't work out as planned. Voiding a properly drafted and signed prenuptial agreement in search of a better deal is difficult, they say, but not impossible.