Q: Do I need legal representation to recover my entitled amount of my ex husbands retirement?
A: If you are already divorced, you need to have included your right to your husband's pension/retirement benefits in your settlement agreement, or if you had a trial - the right to those benefits in the decision and order. If you did in either case, then you most likely need a Qualified Domestic Relations Order ("QDRO"), and yes, you most likely need an attorney's help in having a QDRO prepared and filed.
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