Q. My late husband worked for the government and was receiving his pension before he died at the age of 59. We were married for almost 32 years. I am receiving survivor benefits. I am worried that if I do remarry, for whatever reason I might not get my survivor benefits. Without this money I could not afford to live. Is there a way that I can get a written confirmation from the government that this wont happen?
A. Yes. You’ll find what you’re looking for at
https://www.opm.gov/retirement-services/publications-forms/csrsfers-handbook/c071.pdf. Just scroll to Section 71A2.1-4.