How are retirement benefits divided in a divorce if my husband is already retired?

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I think my husband is going to retire within a month or two. I think he is trying to move or rollover his retirement or take it in a lump sum and then divorce me. He doesn't want me to get 12 or any of his retirement. Can he do this? I know that I can file for divorce before he retires and secure 1/2 or his retirement, but I'm not ready to file for divorce. I think he will file if he can hide/move his retirement money. Not sure what to do.

Answered 5 years ago| Contributor
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