After a second appeal to the Supreme Court of Michigan in a case argued by Carson J. Tucker, the Court overruled state case law and holds that federal law preempts state courts from ordering a division of military disability pay in state court divorce proceedings.

More analysis on the opinion in Foster v Foster will follow, but suffice it to say this is a victory that has taken nearly 6 years to procure and two Supreme Court appeals (an interim United States Supreme Court decision), and believe it or not, still some fighting to do. We will not quit!

Read the opinion here: