The Rule on Pensions in New York
If your husband or wife has pension benefits in New York, you should be aware that under the New York Equitable Distribution Law, you are entitled to your marital share of his or her pension. When your spouse tells you that you are not entitled to a piece of his or her retirement benefits, tell him to read the following case….
Majauskas v. Majauskas, 61 N.Y.2d 481, 463 N.E.2d 15, 474 N.Y.S.2d 699 (1984)
Henry MAJAUSKAS, Appellant-Respondent,
Sandra MAJAUSKAS, Respondent-Appellant.
April 3, 1984.
To view the full text of this case, visit the New York Courts website.