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What, if anything, did the divorce decree say about your ex-husband's pension?
If the divorce decree doesn't mention the pension at all, that means your husband could change the beneficiary now that you're divorced, and it would be legal.
But what you can do is file a Motion to Correct Order, noting that the decree failed to address his pension and asking that you be granted half of it. You actually should be entitled to half of it now, because the pension is a marital asset.
It shouldn't, but he's allowed to change the beneficiary without consulting you after the divorce is finalized. The way to prevent that is to file a motion asking the court to order him not to.
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