Kennedy v. Plan Administrator for Dupont Savings

Docket No.
Op. Below
Argument
Oct 7, 2008
Tr.
Opinion
Vote
9-0
Author
Souter
Term

Issue: Whether ERISA’s Qualified Domestic Relations Order provision is the only valid way a divorcing spouse can waive her right to receive her ex-husband’s pension benefits under ERISA.

Judgment: Affirmed, 9-0, in an opinion by Justice David Souter on January 26, 2009.

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