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Social Security Secrets

Posted in Practice Issues

Social Security benefits can be an integral part of a divorce case. The ages of parties when they divorce may create a factual circumstance where the timing of Social Security benefits needs to be considered. Suffice to say, Social Security is a vast and complicated system but, as pointed out in an excellent article by economist Larry… Continue Reading

Social Security Set-Offs

Posted in Divorce, Equitable Distribution

In Rimel v. Rimel, 913 A.2d 289 (Pa. Super. 2006), the Superior Court addressed an issue of first impression: whether husband was entitled to a social security set-off against the value of his Federal CSRS pension where he had worked not only for the federal government, but also in jobs through which he did contribute… Continue Reading