Can I modify my divorce decree?

Question Details: After 26 years of emotional, verbal, and occasional physical abbuse, I decided to divorce my husband and left with nothing. He recently committed suicide leaving his burden of debt on his children and myself. He did have a pension plan which I have just became aware of, however they are denying me this because we are divorced and it is not in the decree. My ex-husband did not participate in any of the paperwork or show up for the final hearing. I consider this a hidden asset that he did not list on the decree. As his beneficiary on the pension plan, I was wondering if there is a way to modify the divorce decree so I can maybe receive his pension.

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