The military member’s retirement will not change or effect his equitable distribution settlement in regards to dividing his pension or other retirement benefits per the terms of his equitable distribution settlement or order.
If his alimony terms do not have an end date, then retirement could be enough to have the alimony amount modified. If the alimony terms are in a court order, then he would need to file a motion to modify alimony.
The military frozen benefits rule is for all divorces after 12/23/2016.
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