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Thank you for the information and your question. If your divorce decree did not provide for any support to you or a property settlement that included your ex-husband's future possible military retirement, then you would normally not be able to now go back to court to enforce any sort of support. In other words, the time to have addressed the issue of a property settlement which included potential future retirement benefits was when you divorced. Now, six years later, it would be very difficult for an attorney that you would hire to try to reopen the support issue. The fact that things have been difficult for you, or that you entered into an agreement that wasn't beneficial to you, would not change the fact that the order was a final order.
All that said, you should sit down with a local family law attorney who has some experience with military retirement issues to see if they think you can assert that you were some how misrepresented by your prior attorney or that your ex-husband lied to the court, which led to the non-support issue.
The fact that he may or may not be honest with you now about his retirement status, is irrelevant to what happened six years ago. Please feel free to ask for clarification if needed. If none is needed, then if you could take a moment to let me know that I covered your question and also leave a positive rating of my efforts to explain the law of your situation, then the Site will give me credit for assisting you today. Thank you
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