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Can exwife receive Retirement benefit?
It depends on the state where you married and the state where you resided. In a community property state, all property that is acquired during marriage - including retirement benefits - is community property and therefore upon legal separation, it is split 50/50..

In a common law state however, each spouse own his/her own income and property, so upon separation - what you earned is still yours.
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