Do I lose my ex-spouses retirement if I re-marry?
Question Details: It is military retirement and I receive 25 %of his retirement. I have contacted DFAS military finance and was told no that the retirement income would not be affected, at least, through them. Can my ex-husband take me back to court Colorado is where we were divorced to take away this retirement money or is the court order final?
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The answer is "generally no." If you receive 25% of your ex-husband retirement as a result of a final decree of divorce, then you were awarded this percentage as part of a property division. That cannot be changed at a later date because it was property or an asset awarded to you. There are, however, some exceptions. For example, if your divorce decree specifically provided that the 25% would terminate upon certain conditions (like remarriage). This does not usually happen. However, to be sure that some odd exception does not apply to your case, I suggest that you take your divorce decree to a family law attorney, allow them to review it, and then they can officially tell you the effect that remarriage will or will not have on your benefits.