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Divorced Spouse Married Less Than 10 Years to Rail Worker
(Posted October 20, 2014)
Question 1196: If my ex-husband just retired in 2014 with over 30 years of service, and I was married to him for 7 years, am I entitled to any benefits?
Answer: A Divorced Spouse Annuity requires a minimum of 10 years of marriage. Unless your final divorce decree partitions your former husband's Tier 2, you are not entitled to any benefits from Railroad Retirement.
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