- On the death of the FS, or
- On death of the SM.
- Written documentation regarding the death of FS;
- A copy of the FS’s death certificate; and
- The retired SM’s name, social security number, and date of the former spouse’s death.
Contact info for DFAS follows:
DFAS mailing address:
Assistant General Counsel for Garnishment Operations
P.O. Box 998002
Cleveland, OH 44199-8002
Other issues related to the death of a FS, such as what can happen to a FS’s Survivor Benefit Plan (SBP) can be found by clicking here. Speak with a qualified military divorce attorney if you have questions about military divorce.
Author Jim Cramp is a retired active duty colonel and the founder and principal attorney at the Cramp Law Firm, PLLC. The firm provides a spectrum of family law-related services to clients in the greater San Antonio region, across the United States and throughout the world. The firms also provides Wills and Estates and Probate services.