Losing Spouse/Parent

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Question: if an ex-spouse passed away and the court order stated that they were to receive 50% of the other spouses retirement. Does that make the order null and void? or does the 50% go into an estate?

Answer: There are many factors that must be taken into consideration when retirement benefits are dispersed and to whom the benefits are dispersed to. Divorce and death can affect retirement and social security benefits. You may want to begin by reading the materials on the official website for the U.S. Social Security Administration. Issues regarding retirement and social security benefits can be complicated. Thus, you may want to speak with an attorney for detailed information on your specific situation.

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  • if an ex-spouse passed away and the court order stated that they were to receive 50% of the other spouses retirement. Does that make the order null and void? or does the 50% go into an estate?

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