(a) An employee or separated employee who alleges that a court order is invalid must
prove the invalidity of the court order by submitting a court order that—
(1) Declares invalid the court order submitted by the former spouse; or
(2) Sets aside the court order submitted by the former spouse.
(b) OPM must honor a court order acceptable for processing that appears to be valid and
that the former spouse has certified is currently in force and has not been amended,
superseded, or set aside, until the employee or separated employee submits a court
order described in paragraph (a) of this section or a court order amending or superseding
the court order submitted by the former spouse.
FindLaw Codes may not reflect the most recent version of the law in your jurisdiction. Please verify the status of the code you are researching with the state legislature or via Westlaw before relying on it for your legal needs.
Was this helpful?
Welcome to FindLaw's Cases & Codes
A free source of state and federal court opinions, state laws, and the United States Code. For more information about the legal concepts addressed by these cases and statutes, visit FindLaw's Learn About the Law.