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

Answers are provided by Robert S. Kaufman

Duration of a Spouse Annuity

(Posted January 29, 2013)

Question 957: How long are spouses that are separated or divorced allowed to receive benefits?

Answer: A separated spouse will receive a Spouse Annuity until one of the following events occurs: death of the spouse; death of the rail worker; or divorce.


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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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