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‘Wife’ of 18 years barred from getting pension (access required)

Even though a couple married and lived together as husband and wife for 18 years, the wife cannot collect on her deceased husband’s nearly $722,000 pension because – unbeknownst to her – the husband had never divorced his previous wife. That was the ruling Oct. 30 from Alexandria U.S. District Judge T.S. Ellis in a case ...