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Title 5Chapter ISubchapter BPart 838Subpart B → §838.235


Title 5: Administrative Personnel
PART 838—COURT ORDERS AFFECTING RETIREMENT BENEFITS
Subpart B—Procedures for Processing Court Orders Affecting Employee Annuities


§838.235   Payment of lump-sum awards.

If a court order acceptable for processing awards a former spouse a lump-sum amount from the employee annuity and does not state the monthly rate at which OPM should pay the lump-sum, OPM will pay the former spouse equal monthly installments at 50 percent of the gross annuity (subject to the limitations under §838.211) at the time of retirement or the date of the order, whichever comes later, until the lump-sum amount is paid.

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