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Domestic Relations – Equitable Division – Retirement Plans – Military & Civil Service – Survivor’s Benefits (access required)

Barber v. Barber Federal statutes governing military and civil service retirement plans allow court-ordered designation of beneficiaries. We reject the defendant-husband’s argument that federal law deprived the family court of jurisdiction to order the designation of the plaintiff-wife as the beneficiary of the husband’s survivor’s benefit plans.

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