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

Answers are provided by Robert S. Kaufman

Partitioning of Tier 2 in Divorce

(Posted August 25, 2011)

Question 831: Do I qualify under the divorce decree for the Tier 2 benefit if I get a court order ordering my ex-husband to pay me?

Answer: Your former husband's Tier 2 can only be divided if it is partitioned by the final divorce decree. You need to contact the attorney who handled your divorce and see what can be done to revise the decree.


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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