A divorced woman waited too long to obtain a domestic relations order to enforce her right to 50 percent of her former husband’s pension benefits, the Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled in affirming judgment.
A former AT&T employee was entitled to recoup benefits lost because she misunderstood when she would become eligible for her pension, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled in affirming a $122,000 judgment.
A defendant was not denied the effective assistance of counsel by his lawyer’s failure to advise him that he would lose his state pension as a result of pleading guilty to a sex offense, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court has ruled in reinstating a conviction.
More than 300 current and former city workers have accused San Diego of pension fraud.
A husband was not required to compensate his wife for dramatic losses in a retirement account that was divided in the parties’ divorce, the Indiana Court of Appeals has ruled in reversing judgment.
An 81-year-old woman who divorced her husband in 1985 recently received a $600,000 settlement for owed spousal support and pension payments.
The continuation of a divorced man’s spousal support obligation could be based on benefits received from his pension – even though half the asset had been awarded to his wife in the parties’ divorce, the Vermont Supreme Court has ruled in affirming judgment.
Pension payments derived from benefits earned by a husband prior to his marriage may be considered when calculating his ability to pay spousal support, the Minnesota Supreme Court has ruled.
A common law wife can receive a “widow’s pension” from the city of Cranston, Rhode Island – even though her partner was married to another woman for 30 of the 35 years they were together.