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Benefit Eligibility Ends With Remaaiage
(Posted January 25, 2004)
Question 367: I was married to a railroad employee for 22 years before our divorce. We have a child who is now 24. I have remarried. Am I entitled to any of my former spouse's benefits?
Answer: You are entitled to only a portion of your former spouse's Tier 2 benefit, if you were awarded that portion under the terms of your divorce decree.
You are no longer eligible for a divorced spouse's benefit at age 62 because you have remarried.
If your current marriage ends, you should contact the RRB to see if you are then eligible for benefits.
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