Articles Tagged with survivorship

In any and all cases where a pension is to be equitably distributed between the parties, there are two questions that a family law practitioner must always consider: (1) How is the pension going to be valued and istributed;  and (2) Are survivor benefits going to be elected for the non-pensioner spouse?  The recently published decision in Evans-Donahue v. Donahue, which was drafted by the Honorable Steven J. Polansky, J.S.C., provides much needed insight into the answering of each of those questions when it comes to the equitable distribution of pensions. Continue reading ›