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When Can a 57-Year-Old Divorced Spouse Get an Annuity?
(Posted September 12, 2014)
Question 1174: My ex-husband was a railroad worker. After 11 years of service he became mentally disabled and now draws Railroad Retirement disability. We were married 27 years and then were divorced in 2000. I have not remarried. He is 59. I am 57. When may I draw my Divorced Spouse Annuity?
Answer: You will eligible for a Divorced Spouse Annuity at 62. It will be reduced by any Social Security benefit that you receive at that time.
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