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Stop, Look & Listen: Railroad Retirement Benefits Q&A

Answers are provided by Robert S. Kaufman

Divorced Spouse Annuity

(Posted March 30, 2009)

Question 688: Can a former wife receive benefits if the husband is receiving
railroad disability now and she has not remarried?

Answer: A former spouse of a disabled rail worker can receive divorced spouse benefits if they are both at least 62 and they were married for at least 10 years.


Important notice:

Answers are provided as general guidance on the subjects covered in the question and are not provided as legal advice to the questioner or to readers. Any legal issues should be reviewed by your legal counsel to apply the law to the particular facts of this and similar situations.

The law in this area changes frequently. Answers are believed to be correct as of the posting dates shown. The completeness or accuracy of a particular answer may be affected by changes in the law (statutes, regulations, rulings, court decisions, etc.) that occur after the date on which a particular Q&A is posted.


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