Partition of Benefits Accumulated in a Supplemental Pension Plan over a Separation
The maximum fees charged for an application for the partition of benefits depend on the type of plan. For a defined contribution plan, the maximum fee is $100, payable in equal shares by the former spouses. For a defined benefit plan, the maximum fee is $150, payable in equal shares by the former spouses.
Application for a statement of benefitsUpon receipt of the application for a statement of benefits, the plan administrator has 60 days to respond. The plan administrator must send a copy of the statement to each spouse. Application for the partition of benefitsThe plan administrator is required to carry out a partition of benefits within 60 days of receiving the application, if it is filed by both former spouses. However, if the application is filed by a single former spouse, the administrator must first notify the other former spouse of the application for partition.
Former de facto spouses
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