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Divorced Spouse Entitled to Annuity
(Posted August 27, 2013)
Question 1052: I was married for 30 years to a railroad worker. We had two children. I have nothing in the decree that says I can get benefits. Does that mean I get nothing?
Answer: By law, any divorced spouse or widow who was married for at least 10 years is entitled to an annuity at 62 if they are not currently married. The benefit is reduced by any Social Security benefit the divorced spouse receives.
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