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I'm sure that came as quite a shock to you. At the time of the divorce, this information about his marital misconduct may have been used to prevent him from receiving any spousal support from you (if he had requested support). However, that is the limit as to what you could typically use this information for.
As for child support, if he has not paid child support under a court order, then he would be liable for any back support and not you. Child support is the obligation of the parent and not that parent's spouse. If a child support order had been issued by the court, he may be liable for back support since the date of the order.
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Thank you for helping me out with your answer. My question to you is - Are you familiar with the laws of DFAS and the military? I'm trying to understand why my ex spouse can get 1/2 my retirement when he served over 16 years in the Army. He got over $40,000 from the military when he got out. This was a incentive for the over strength MOS's for these NCO's to receive a lump sum in lieu to a regular retirement. DFAS considers him as my dependent. Thank you.