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You do not get 100% of your ex husband's benefit from social security. You can get up to 50% if that is more than your own benefit, but not 100%.
Applying for a divorce benefit is best done at an SSA office. They can review your records, and that of your ex, and calculate the value of the benefit under different scenarios.
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