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Remarriage of Divorced Spouse
(Posted April 1, 2014 (Not April Fools Day!))
Question 1119: I am 64 and receive benefits as a divorced spouse. I was married for 21 years to a now-retired railroad employee. If I remarry, will I lose my benefits?
Answer: If you are receiving a portion of your former husband's Tier 2 due to the terms of your divorce decree, your remarriage will not affect the receipt of your monthly payments.
If you receive a Divorced Spouse Annuity, those payment will end the month before your remarriage. If that marriage ends, you would become entitled again to the Divorced Spouse Annuity.
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