Death or Divorce of Spouse

Pop Up Provision

Retirees who chose to provide a spousal benefit, may revert to the amount provided under the Single-life annuity option (Option 1) in the event of death or divorce. Members will have 6 months from the date of death or divorce to submit the required paperwork to the POAB Fund office.

Pop Down Provision

Should the member remarry, a member who has previously chosen a spousal benefit option may choose to provide a surviving benefit for the current spouse after 1 year of marriage OR the birth of their first child. 

To request this paperwork, please contact the Fund Office by phone or email.

Phone: 770-228-8461

Email: [email protected]