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This brief report walks you through how a divorce can impact key benefits flowing from federal employment:
– Health insurance
– Life insurance
– Other benefits
– Thrift Savings Plan investments
For example, a state court order related to a divorce or separation can divide your annuity; divide a refund of your retirement contributions made when you leave federal service before retirement; permit your ex-spouse to continue health insurance coverage; require you to assign your life insurance; garnishee your annuity to pay alimony and/or child support; or require certain distributions from your Thrift Savings Plan account.