Tag: Divorce

Who Said Divorce Would be Cheap (or Fair)?

By on September 24, 2007 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

When the former wife of a retired federal employee was given 53% of his monthly annuity payment, the retired fed was unhappy with OPM so he appealed to MSPB and then to a federal court. After all the litigation: the federal retiree gets less than his former wife.

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Retirement + Divorce = Expensive

By on December 13, 2006 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

Divorce can be expensive. This retired federal employee not only gave part of his annuity to his former wife, he also got notified by OPM that he had not been paying enough and that he also owed her more than $24,000 in additional money.

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Death, Divorce, Money and Retirement

By on July 8, 2005 in Court Cases with 0 Comments

A former spouse of a federal employee may get a substantially larger annuity when the former fed dies. Here is one case that shows how it can happen.

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