Mark Sullivan, family lawyer in North Carolina and military family law guru, advises that DFAS just revised the guide for attorneys in preparing MDPO's [military pension division orders]. Mark says that although there's NOTHING about clauses to use in getting SBP coverage, you'll find it invaluable in laying out pre-approved sample clauses for pension division, including the VERY TRICKY hypothetical clauses.
As for me . . . I will stick with the professionals who draft such orders. However, every family lawyer should have a working knowledge of how this is done since the military pension is usually the most valuable asset in a military family. Download your Download DFAS AttorneyGuidance.