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State Retirement Plans and Divorce Information

Date Published: 
Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Alabama

Retirement Systems of Alabama

Allows court orders No
Offers model court order? n/a
If so, what kind of order? n/a
Publications  

Alaska

Alaska Division of Retirement and Benefits

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
If so, what kind of order? QDRO
Divorce Information  

Arizona

Arizona State Retirement System

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
What kind of order is required? DRO
Publications  

Arkansas

Arkansas Public Employees Retirement System

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
What kind of order is required? QDRO
Publications  

California

California Public Employees Retirement System

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
What kind of order is required? DRO
Divorce Information  

Colorado

Colorado Public Employees Retirement Association

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
If so, what kind of order? DRO
Divorce Information  

Connecticut

Connecticut State Employees Retirement System

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
If so, what kind of order? DRO

Teacher's Retirement Board

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
If so, what kind of order? DRO
Divorce Information  

Delaware

Delaware Public Employees Retirement System

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
If so, what kind of order? QDRO
Publications  

D.C.

District of Columbia Retirement Board

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? No
What kind of order is required? QDRO
Publications  

Florida

Florida Retirement System

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
If so, what kind of order? QDRO
Publications  

Georgia

Employees Retirement System of Georgia

Allows court orders No
Offers model court order? n/a
If so, what kind of order? n/a
Publications  

Teachers Retirement System of Georgia

Allows court orders No
Offers model court order? n/a
If so, what kind of order? n/a
Divorce Information  

Hawaii

State of Hawaii Employee Retirement System

Allows court orders No
Offers model court order? n/a
If so, what kind of order? n/a
Publications  

Idaho

Public Employee Retirement System of Idaho

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? No
What kind of order is required? ADRO
Divorce Information  

llinois

State Employees Retirement System of Illinois

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
If so, what kind of order? QILDRO
Divorce Information  

Indiana

Public Employees Retirement Fund

Allows court orders No
Offers model court order? n/a
If so, what kind of order? n/a
Divorce Information  

Iowa

Iowa Public Employees Retirement System

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
If so, what kind of order? QDRO
Divorce Information  

Kansas

Kansas Public Employees Retirement System

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
If so, what kind of order? QDRO
Divorce Information  

Kentucky

Kentucky Retirement Systems

Allows court orders as of July 2010 (see note) Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
If so, what kind of order? QDRO
Note: QDROs filed before July 14, 2000 will be honored  
Publications  

Louisiana

Louisiana State Employees Retirement System

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? No
What kind of order is required? Not specified
Divorce Information  

Maine

Maine State Retirement System

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
If so, what kind of order? QDRO
Divorce Information  

Maryland

State Retirement and Pension System of Maryland

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order?

Yes

If so, what kind of order? DRO
Publications  

Massachusetts

Massachusetts State Board of Retirement

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? No
What kind of order is required? DRO

Massachusetts Teachers Retirement System

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
If so, what kind of order? DRO
Publications  

Michigan

Michigan Office of Retirement Services

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
If so, what kind of order? EDRO
Publications  

Minnesota

Minnesota State Retirement System

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
What kind of order is required? DRO
Divorce Information  

Minnesota Teachers Retirement Association

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
What kind of order is required? DRO
Divorce Information  

Mississippi

Public Employees Retirement System of Mississippi

Allows court orders No
Offers model court order? n/a
If so, what kind of order? n/a
Divorce Information  

Missouri

Missouri State Employees Retirement System

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Can be requested
If so, what kind of order? DBO (Division of Benefits Order)
Divorce Information  

Montana

Montana Public Employee Retirement Administration

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? No
What kind of order is required? FLO (Family Law Order)
Publications  

Nebraska

Nebraska Public Employees Retirement Systems

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? No
What kind of order is required? QDRO
Publications  

Nevada

Public Employees Retirement System of Nevada

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
If so, what kind of order? QDRO
Divorce Information  

New Hampshire

New Hampshire Retirement System

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? No
If so, what kind of order? QDRO
Divorce Information  

New Jersey

New Jersey Division of Pension and Benefits

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
What kind of order is required? QDRO
Divorce Information  

New Mexico

Public Employees Retirement Association of New Mexico

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
If so, what kind of order? Order Dividing Pension Benefits
Divorce Information  

New York

New York State and Local Retirement System

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
If so, what kind of order? DRO
Divorce Information  

North Carolina

North Carolina Retirement Systems Division

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
What kind of order is required? QDRO
Divorce Information  

North Dakota

North Dakota Public Employees Retirement System

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
If so, what kind of order? QDRO
Divorce Information  

Ohio

Ohio Public Employees Retirement System

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
If so, what kind of order? DPO (Division of Property Order)
Divorce Information  

Oklahoma

Oklahoma Public Employees Retirement System

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
If so, what kind of order? QDRO
Divorce Information  

Oregon

Oregon Public Employees Retirement System

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? No
What kind of order is required? DRO
Divorce Information  

Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania State Employees Retirement System

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
If so, what kind of order? DRO
Divorce Information  

Rhode Island

Employees Retirement System of Rhode Island

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
What kind of order is required? QDRO
Publications  

South Carolina

South Carolina Retirement Systems

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
If so, what kind of order? QDRO
Publications  

South Dakota

South Dakota Retirement System

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Can be requested
If so, what kind of order? QDRO
Publications  

Tennessee

Tennessee Consolidated Retirement System

Allows court orders No
Offers model court order? n/a
If so, what kind of order? n/a
Publications  

Texas

Employees Retirement System of Texas

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
If so, what kind of order? ERS QDRO
Divorce Information  

Utah

Utah Retirement Systems

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Can be requested
What kind of order is required? DRO
Divorce Information  

Vermont

Vermont State Retirement System

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? No
What kind of order is required? DRO

Virginia

Virginia Retirement System

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
If so, what kind of order? ADRO
Publications  

Washington

Washington State Department of Retirement Systems

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Offers guidelines
If so, what kind of order? Property Division Order
Divorce Information  

West Virginia

West Virginia Consolidated Public Retirement Board

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
If so, what kind of order? QDRO
Publications  

Wisconsin

Wisconsin Department of Employee Trust Funds

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
If so, what kind of order? QDRO
Divorce Information  

Wyoming

Wyoming Retirement System

Allows court orders Yes
Offers model court order? Yes
What kind of order is required? QDRO
Divorce Information  

 

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