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Hello again, Linda.TX law provides that the designation of a spouse as beneficiary to a life insurance policy is not effective if the designation is made prior to a divorce or annulment and then a valid divorce or annulment is obtained. Therefore, you would not typically be entitled to the proceeds of the insurance policy since your ex did not designate you as the beneficiary after you were divorced. I'm sorry.Here is a link to the applicable statute which makes the designation to you unenforceable (Section 9.301):http://www.statutes.legis.state.tx.us/Docs/FA/htm/FA.9.htm#9.301
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when did that law become effective?