Estate of Benyo v. Breidenbach

In a rare unanimous opinion, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled Estate of Benyo v. Breidenbach that a provision in a property settlement agreement between divorcing spouses, directing a spouse’s municipal pension to be transferred once paid out to the beneficiary from the provider is an enforceable contract provision under the Police Pension Fund Law, Municipal Police Pension Law, and the Municipal Retirement Law.

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