My ex-husband worked for a car manufacturer company all his working life. He passed away recently, and I was told I would be able to apply for pension monies for the years we were married, no matter what the divorce docu… (Read more)
The best course of action would be to reach out to your late ex-husband's employer - General Motors - to determine if you might have a claim on a portion of the pension, corresponding to the years you were in marriage.
Legally speaking, pensions are divided during divorce proceedings, but it is possible for a beneficiary to exist, who isn't a spouse.
Finally, it could be in your best interest to have a lawyer representing you in dealings with GM.
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