U.S. Code of Federal Regulations

Regulations most recently checked for updates: Mar 29, 2023

§ 838.1016 - Receipt of multiple court orders.

In the event that OPM receives two or more qualifying court orders -

(a) When there are two or more former spouses, the court orders will be honored in the order in which they were issued to the maximum extent possible under §§ 831.641 of this chapter and 838.1006.

(b) Where there are two or more court orders relating to the same former spouse, the one issued last will be honored.

[50 FR 20077, May 13, 1985. Redesignated and amended at 57 FR 33596, July 29, 1992; 58 FR 52882, Oct. 13, 1993]